Closures will alternate Thursday night in right and left lanes on both east- and westbound U.S. Route 422 from Oaks to U.S. Route 202, as contractors work on pavement milling, lane markings, and signs.
Lower Pottsgrove Township commissioners and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation have agreed to install traffic-monitoring cameras at the intersection of East High Street and Rupert Road.
The work to replace downtown Pottstown's West King Street bridge is officially under way. Expect "short-term" traffic controls for project set-ups, PennDOT said. It also provided a detour map.
Westbound lane closures beginning Monday on U.S. Route 422 between Oaks and U.S. Route 202, and eastbound closures Thursday only in the same area, may disrupt traffic, PennDOT said.
Overnight traffic Monday through Friday until Oct. 30 on East High Street in Pottstown and Sanatoga may get busier, with Route 422 detours planned due to bridge demolition on South Pleasant View Road.
Oct. 10 is annually the day Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation and its Turnpike Commission ask drivers to slow down when they see agency employees and first responders working near a highway.
Although the West King Street bridge over Manatawny Creek in Pottstown won't close until Monday (Oct. 13), PennDOT contractors got started Thursday removing debris from the creek's east bank.
Asphalt paving and median seeding are on the agenda for H&K Group crews working in the coming week on U.S. Route 422 between its Royersford and Sanatoga interchanges. Be wary of traffic slow-downs.