Roads scholar: The Plymouth Twp. and Upper Providence Twp. edition

Montgomery County drivers will encounter changed traffic patterns next week on a couple of state highways and a bridge as workers carry out road construction projects and an inspection, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said Friday. Here is PennDOT's release on the restrictions, presented to you verbatim and hot off my email:


Oct. 4, 2103

Two Highways in Montgomery County to be Restricted for Road Construction and Bridge Inspection

 King of Prussia – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that two state highways will be restricted next week in Montgomery County next for road construction and a bridge inspection.

The work schedule is:

  • Monday through Friday (Oct. 7-11) – One lane will be closed on eastbound Egypt Road between Black Rock Road and Station Avenue in Upper Providence Township from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. for road reconstruction. The work is being completed by Black Rock LP under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit; and

  • Monday (Oct. 7) – The right lane will be closed on eastbound Chemical Road between Ridge Pike and Germantown Pike in Plymouth Township from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for a bridge inspection.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these areas as backups may occur.

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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