East- and westbound lanes of U.S. Route 422 are closing nightly in Lower Pottsgrove, Mondays through Fridays from midnight to 5 a.m., for bridge demolition on South Park and South Pleasant View roads.
As part of its project to replace the South Park Road, Lower Pottsgrove, bridge across U.S. Route 422, contractors working for PennDOT installed a temporary alternating light Tuesday to control traffic.
Long-term lane closures, overnight-only full closures, and detours are set to begin Monday on U.S. Route 422 to replace bridges at Park Road and Pleasant View Road in Lower Pottsgrove.
Both the west- and eastbound sides will be affected, as PennDOT's contractor continues pavement resurfacing and sign installation chores between the Royersford-Trappe and Sanatoga interchanges.
Reflective pavement markings that help drivers find their way in low-light conditions and bad weather are due for repair or replacement next week on U.S. Route 422 and Route 363.
Alcohol-related fatalities account for almost 30 percent of all Pennsylvania traffic deaths, state data shows. Eleven local police departments are targeting DUI drivers at checkpoints this week.
With concrete patching, paving, pavement sealing, and travel systems installation, traffic on U.S. Route 422 will again endure single-lane closures Monday until Saturday in Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove.
Rail service provider Amtrak and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are working to make it easier for train passengers on the New York-to-Harrisburg route to bring their bicycles.