Roads Scholar: The Route 422 edition

This just in from Charles Metzger of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation:

"King of Prussia – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that lane restrictions and intermittent traffic stoppages are scheduled on Route 422 between the Sanatoga and Stowe interchanges in Montgomery and Chester counties for road and bridge improvements.

"The work schedule is:

  • One lane will be closed on eastbound Route 422 between the Route 724 and Sanatoga interchanges in Lower Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County and North Coventry Township, Chester County, from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. from March 1 through March 31; and
  • One lane will be closed on westbound Route 422 between the Sanatoga and Route 724 interchanges in Lower Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County and North Coventry Township, Chester County, from 7 p.m. to 1 p.m. from March 1 through March 31.

"Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. The work schedules are weather dependent.

"The work is part of PennDOT’s $73.3 million project to rebuild and improve 1.6 miles of Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County and North Coventry Township, Chester County.

"J.D. Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, Chester County is the general contractor on the project that is financed with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state funds. Construction is scheduled to finish in October 2018. 

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

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