Lane closures on I-476, Route 422 in July

Montgomery County commuters can plan for slower traffic in July, as PennDot crews conduct the biennial* safety check on area bridges.

Interstate 476 between Ridge Pike and I-76 -- the southbound right lane will be closed July 8-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Affects Plymouth Township and West Conshohocken.

Route 422 between Trooper Road and Egypt Road -- the westbound right lane will be closed July 17 and July 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Affects Upper Providence, Lower Providence and West Norriton townships.

By then, the Legislature will should have passed a transportation budget.  So we might even have money to fix the bridges if problems are found.

* For those of you who get confused, biennial means every other year.  Biannual means twice a year.

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