Saturday, December 27, 2014

Road closings, detours, delays planned in Bensalem, Doylestown, Milford and Richland townships

Water-main installation, Route 202 Parkway work and soil remediation scheduled.

Road closings, detours, delays planned in Bensalem, Doylestown, Milford and Richland townships


PennDOT announced the following projects that will affect traffic starting Monday:

Aqua Pennsylvania will close and detour Bristol Road between Spruce Avenue and Grove Road 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays from Monday through Sept. 28, for water main installation. Bristol Road will be detoured to Old Lincoln Highway, Route 132 (Street Road) and Brownsville Road.  Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. 

There will be short-term lane closures for the $200-million Route 202 Parkway project, which is expected to be completed by late fall.

The closures will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday on the Route 611 Bypass between Turk Road and Limekiln Pike and on Upper State Road between Route 202 (West Butler Avenue) and Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) in Montgomeryville, Montgomery County.

Pickertown Road remains closed between Upper State and Stump roads in New Britain and Warrington townships for construction of the bridge over the parkway.

Milford and Richland
Tollgate Road will be closed and detoured between Broad Street and Richland Terrace Road from Sept. 17 through Sept. 21 for soil remediation.  Traffic will be detoured to Trumbauersville Road and Route 309


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Chris Palmer covers Bucks County for the Philadelphia Inquirer. His previous work has appeared in the New York Times and on several Times blogs, including City Room, the Local East Village and SchoolBook (which has since been taken over by WNYC). Contact him at, 610 313 8212 or on Twitter, @cs_palmer.

Ben Finley covers Bucks County for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He previously worked for The Associated Press, and the Bucks County Courier Times, where he won more than a dozen journalism awards from organizations including the Education Writers Association, the Society for Features Journalism and the Pennsylvania Bar Association. He grew up in Columbus, Ohio and graduated with honors from The Ohio State University with a degree in journalism. Contact him at, 610-313-8118 or on Twitter, @Ben_Finley.

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