An overnight closure and detour of eastbound U.S. Route 422, between Benjamin Franklin Highway in Douglass Township and Route 100 in North Coventry Township, is scheduled for next Monday.
A portion of eastbound U.S. Route 422 will close across North Coventry, West Pottsgrove, and Douglass townships during overnights next week. That's in addition to west lane restrictions in Lower Pottsgrove.
The right lane of U.S. Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove, between the Sanatoga and Route 724 interchanges, will close next Monday and Tuesday for bridge construction.
One, on Monday and Tuesday between Sanatoga and Route 724, is due to sign installations. The second, on Wednesday and Thursday between Keim Street and Route 100, is for shoulder work.
Use caution when driving on U.S. Route 422 through Lower Pottsgrove, Upper Merion, and Lower Providence during the coming week. Lane closures are scheduled, and traffic back-ups are possible.
More than 30 drivers were cited for speeding Wednesday night on U.S. Route 422 in a crackdown on aggressive driving habits conducted by North Coventry police, according to the department.
A three-car chain-reaction accident that occurred Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Route 422 West near Route 100 resulted in two injuries and substantial vehicle damage. One driver was ticketed.
Drivers on U.S. Route 422 West headed toward Pottstown may encounter delays next week, as contractors for PennDOT perform should repair work and then remove a bridge beam between the Sanatoga and Route 724 interchanges.