Sunday, May 19, 2013
Motorists should expect delays between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m. in Tredyffrin Township, as a sewer main is installed.
Editor's note: The following information comes from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Tredyffrin Township to Restrict Swedesford Road for Sewer Installation King of Prussia – Tredyffrin Township will restrict Route 252 (West Swedesford Road) between Swedesford Road and Cassatt Road in Chester County on Monday through Saturday (May 20-25) from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. for sewer main installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced. In addition, Swedesford Road between Route 252 (Bear Hill Road) and Route 202 in Chester County on Monday through Saturday (May 20-25) from 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. for sewer main installation. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work zone as …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Motorists should expect delays between 6 p.m. and 5 a.m. in Tredyffrin Township.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday that motorists should expect delays when traveling on Swedesford Road in Tredyffrin: Tredyffrin Township will complete the work under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit, according to PennDOT. For more information, visit www.dot.state.pa.us/district6.
Friday, April 19, 2013
There will also be daytime travel restrictions on Route 401 (Conestoga Road).
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday there will be lane closures on Route 202 in Tredyffrin and East Whiteland townships as work continues on two projects, including the installation of a third lane in both directions. The closures will take place from April 21 to 25 between Swedesford Road Interchange and Route 30. There will also be travel restrictions on Route 401 (Conestoga Road) from April 22 to 27. Here are more details from PennDOT (emphasis added to dates): In addition, Route 202’s northbound off-ramp and the on-ramps at the Route 401 Interchange in East Whiteland Township will be closed and detoured Sunday through Thursday (April 21-25) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for drainage pipe installations. The Route 401 …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The highway expansion project will add new lanes, sound walls, a park-and-ride facility and many other features in East Whiteland's stretch of Route 202, according to PennDOT.
A major highway expansion project will begin Monday in East Whiteland, according to a recent press release from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The work is scheduled to wrap up in May 2016. PennDOT plans to: The full press release from PennDOT is below: “The start of this second mainline contract is another positive step forward in our plan to transform Route 202 into a modern highway capable of moving travelers smoothly and safely through the Great Valley area of Chester County,” PennDOT District Executive Lester C. Toaso said. PennDOT’s contractor will reconstruct and widen Route 202 from four lanes to six between the Route 401 and Route 30 interchanges. This project is scheduled to finish in May 2016. In addition to …
Monday, March 25, 2013
As PennDOT crews replace a water main, the road will close between Devon Road and Route 252.
Update 4/15/13 11am: The road is still open. Original story continues below. A heavily trafficked stretch of Darby Road will be closed during the day from April 15 to May 11, as crews replace a water main under the road, PennDOT recently announced. Darby Road between Devon Road and Route 252 will be closed between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., as crews replace a deteriorated drainage pipe. The work was originally planned for February but was halted when an unexpected utility pipe was discovered. The full release from Easttown Township is below: This work is part of PennDOT’s $11 million project to repair and resurface 12 state highways in Chester County. Allan A. Myers, LP, of Worcester, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $11,039,…
It's making sure street signs have correct spelling, among other tasks.
Don't let the name fool you. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Pavement Survey van isn't just looking at pavement. You might have seen the vehicle on local state roads recently, as on Route 252 in Tredyffrin Township in the attached photo. According to PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum, it's a Location Referencing System van, and it's driving around making sure that the information in PennDOT's computer system matches reality. Blaum explained via email that the van verifies the locations of features like signs and bridges throughout the state. It even does spell-check: There are no cameras on the van. The small, square box on the bumper is an infrared target sensor used to calibrate a distance-measuring instrument. A GPS receiver …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Road work will take place March 24 to 28, mostly between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., as a highway expansion project proceeds.
PennDOT announced Friday that it would be closing lanes on Route 202 in East Whiteland Township during nighttime hours from Sunday, March 24, to Thursday, March 28. The construction will take place at several locations in both directions of the highway, according to the PennDOT press release (dates have been bolded). The work is part of two ongoing contracts to widen and reconstruct the expressway from south of the Chesterbrook Interchange in Tredyffrin Township to the Route 30/Exton Bypass Interchange in East Whiteland Township. Editor's note: The original press release from PennDOT indicated that lane closures would occur in Tredyffrin Township, but PennDOT subsequently confirmed no such closures will occur in Tredyffrin.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
From March 3 to 8, there will be nighttime lane closures on Route 202 and daytime lane closures on Conestoga Road.
Editor's note: The following information comes from PennDOT. [Specific dates and locations have been bolded.] King of Prussia – Nighttime lane closures are planned on Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, for construction to improve the highway, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today. PennDOT is currently rebuilding and widening four miles of Route 202 from just north of the Route 401 Interchange to just south of the Swedesford Road Interchange to enhance travel and reduce congestion. Construction on a second project to widen Route 202 to six lanes from Route 401 to Route 30 will start in late March or early April. Lane closures will be in place on Route 202 between the Route 29 and Route 30 …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Did you notice that 'Seek Alternate Route' sign just disappeared without any work being done?
Did you notice signs on the stretch of Darby Road between Road and Route 252, saying "Darby Road to Close On Or About Feb. 4"? PennDOT was planning to replace a drainage pipe under the roadway, but the signs disappeared without any work being done. Why? According to an email from PennDOT representative Charlie Metzger, the roadwork has been postponed due to "utility conflicts:" No new date has been scheduled for the work, according to Metzger. The original press release from PennDOT describing the work is below, though the dates are no longer operative: The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will improvement drainage on Darby Road between Devon Road and Route 252 (Darby Paoli Road) in Easttown Township, Chester County …
Sunday, January 27, 2013
A week-long construction is set to begin Monday on one of Tredyffrin Township's busiest roads.
Sewer line construction begins Monday on a section of Swedesford Road. The following information is posted on the Tredyffrin Township website: Tredyffrin Township to Install Sewer Main on Swedesford Road Tredyffrin Township will switch traffic patterns on Swedesford Road between Route 252 (Bear Hill Road) and the Route 202 interchange in Chester County beginning Jan. 28 through Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for sewer main installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. Tredyffrin Township will complete the work under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit. PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from…