Detour in Newtown Borough for bridge repair

Washington Avenue will be closed between State Street and Sycamore Street in Newtown Borough on weekdays through March 9 for repairs to a 79-year-old bridge over Newtown Creek, PennDOT reported.

Traffic will be detoured to State Street, Route 332/413 (Newtown Bypass) and Sycamore Street, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Repairs are being made to the walls of the two-lane bridge, which carries 7,342 vehicles a day.

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