Friday, April 18, 2014
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Traffic delays expected for work on water main, roadways, bridges

Some work will be during the day; other projects will be done over night.

Traffic delays expected for work on water main, roadways, bridges

PennDOT has announced the following projects that will cause traffic delays in the next two weeks:

County Line Road

The Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority will close County Line Road between Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike/Second Street Pike) and Pine Road in Upper Southampton and Lower Southampton townships and Lower Moreland Township, Montgomery County for water main installation. The road will be closed each night through Thursday, from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Traffic will be detoured to Pine Road, Byberry Road, and Route 232. 

Route 1

One lane of northbound and southbound Route 1 between Old Lincoln Highway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange in Bensalem Township will be closed Monday through Friday  from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for milling and line painting and placement of concrete barriers.

Route 202 Parkway

There will be periodic lane closures on several roads in Bucks and Montgomery counties for construction of the 8.4-mile parkway, which is expected to open in early December.

Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) in New Britain and Warrington townships will be restricted to a single lane  between Stump Road and Route 202 (Butler Pike) on through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for drainage work, milling and paving.

Route 309 (County Line Road) in New Britain and Warrington townships will have intermittent stoppages between Upper State Road and Stump Road on through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., for a temporary truck crossing.

Ongoing construction of sign foundations, overhead sign installations and testing of traffic signal equipment will cause periodic short-term lane closures through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on:

•     Route 202 (Doylestown Road/Butler Avenue) between Route 611 in Doylestown Township and Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) in Montgomery Township.

•     Route 611 Bypass between Turk Road and Limekiln Pike in Doylestown Township.

•     Upper State Road between Route 202 (W. Butler Avenue) in Doylestown Township and Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) in Montgomery Township.

     Route 309 (Bethlehem Pike) between the Five Points intersection in Montgomery Township and Route 63 (Welsh Road) in Lower Gwynedd Township,  Montgomery County.

Bridge Inspections

The following lane restrictions are scheduled for Oct. 29 through Nov. 1:

  • Monday, Oct. 29 – The right lane of northbound Route 611 between Route 212 (Durham Road) and Durham Street in Riegelsville Borough will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 30 – The right lane of northbound South Park Road between Deer Run Road and Route 611 in Nockamixon Township will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 31 – The right lane of eastbound Brownsville Road between Creek Road and Periwinkle Avenue in Lower Southampton Township will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 1 – The right lanes of northbound and southbound Route 13 (Bristol Pike) in Bensalem Township will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
About this blog
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 cpalmer@phillynews.com, 610 313 8212 or on Twitter, @cs_palmer.

Ben Finley covers Bucks County for The Philadelphia Inquirer. He previously worked for The Associated Press, FactCheck.org 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 bfinley@phillynews.com, 610-313-8118 or on Twitter, @Ben_Finley.

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