U.S. 30, I-476 Lane Closures Scheduled Next Week for Large Sign Maintenance in the Philadelphia Region

King of Prussia, PA – Daytime lane closures are scheduled on several state highways, including U.S. 30 in Chester County and Interstate 476 in Montgomery County on Monday, December 18, through Friday, December 22, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for large sign maintenance, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:

  • S. 30 between the Business U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue) Interchange and U.S. 202 North in West Whiteland Township, Chester County;
  • I-476 between the Plymouth Road Interchange and U.S. 30 in Plymouth and Lower Merion townships, Montgomery County;
  • Route 309 between the Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange and U.S. 202 in Upper Dublin and Lower Gwynedd townships, Montgomery County;
  • Route 309 between Cheltenham Avenue and Route 152 (Easton Road) in Upper Dublin and Cheltenham townships, Montgomery County; and
  • Route 611 (Old York Road) between Butler Avenue and U.S. 202 in Abington and Horsham townships, Montgomery County, and Warminster and Doylestown townships, Bucks County.

Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

Under this improvement project, PennDOT is replacing and repairing large sign structures, including overhead signs throughout Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

Work on the entire project is expected to be completed in August 2019.

J.D. Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, Chester County is the general contractor on the $2,796,024 project, which is financed with 100 percent state funds.

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.

A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.

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