Travel Restrictions Scheduled Next Week for Tree Trimming Operations in the Philadelphia Region


PENNDOT

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 6, 2018

 

Travel Restrictions Scheduled Next Week for Tree Trimming Operations in the Philadelphia Region

 

King of Prussia, PA – Travel restrictions are scheduled next week on several state highways for tree removal operations in the Philadelphia region, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

 

The work schedule is:

 

·         Monday, April 9, from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Wynnewood Road between Forrest Road and Hazelhurst Avenue in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County;

·         Monday, April 9, from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Morris Road at Penllyn Blue Bell Pike in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County;

·         Monday, April 9, through Wednesday, April 11, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 82 (Doe Run Road) between Buck Run Road and Dupont Road in East Fallowfield Township, Chester County;

·         Monday, April 9, through Friday, April 13, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a right lane closure is scheduled on northbound Interstate 476 between the U.S. 1 Media/Swarthmore and Route 3 (West Chester Pike) interchanges in Marple, Township, Delaware County;

·         Monday, April 9, through Friday, April 13, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a right lane closure is scheduled on U.S. 202 (Dekalb Pike) between Boro Line Road and Main Street in Norristown and East Norriton Township, Montgomery County;

·         Tuesday, April 10, from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, a right lane closure is scheduled on northbound U.S. 202 (Dekalb Pike) between School House Lane and Plymouth Road in Lower Gwynedd Township, Montgomery County;

·         Tuesday, April 10, from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Argyle Road between Sussex Road and Grenox Road in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County;

·         Wednesday, April 11, through Friday, April 13, from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Stump Hall Road between Route 363 (Valley Forge Road) and Route 73 (Skippack Pike) in Worcester and Skippack townships, Montgomery County; and

·         Thursday, April 12 and Friday, April 13, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Oxford Road between Frog Hollow Road and Wilson Mill Road in East Nottingham Township, Chester County.

 

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns will occur during construction. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

 

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visitwww.projects.penndot.gov.

 

A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.

 

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

 

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

 

For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.

 

MEDIA CONTACT: Chelsea Lacey-Mabe, 610-205-6799

 

 

 


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