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Water main work to close Abington's Old Welsh Rd.

Are you thinking you might need to travel on Old Welsh Road in Abington on weekdays beginning July 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p,m.? Think again -- PennDOT announces road closure for water main work through the beginning of September.

Water main work to close Abington's Old Welsh Rd.


This just in from PennDOT:

July 9, 2013

Aqua Pennsylvania to Close Old Welsh Road Weekdays in Abington Township for Water Main Replacement

King of Prussia – Aqua Pennsylvania will close Old Welsh Road between Lukens Avenue and Cummings Avenue in Abington Township, Montgomery County, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting Tuesday, July 23 for water main replacement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced. The weekday closure will be in effect through the beginning of September.

During construction, Old Welsh Road through traffic will be detoured over Fitzwater Road, Route 63 (Moreland Road) and Easton Road. Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area.

The construction schedule is contingent on the weather.

Aqua Pennsylvania will complete the work under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.


PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major highways before heading out.

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 For more information, visit PennDOT online or call 610-205-6700.

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