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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2018
Two U.S. 322 Intersections to Close for Widening and Improvement Project in Concord Township, Delaware County
King of Prussia, PA – Station Road and Cambridge Road will be closed and detoured at U.S 322 (Conchester Highway) for intersection improvements as part of a major project to reconstruct, widen and upgrade traffic signals on a 2.5-mile section of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) from U.S 1 (Baltimore Pike) to just east of Featherbed Lane/Mattson Road in Concord Township, Delaware County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule is:
· Monday, March 26, Station Road on the south side of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) will be closed for approximately four weeks for reconstruction of the roadway at the intersection with U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway). Motorists normally using Station Road will be directed to use Smithbridge Road, Concord Road and U.S. 1 (Baltimore Pike).
· Monday, April 2, Cambridge Drive will be closed for approximately seven weeks for reconstruction of the roadway at the intersection with U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway). Cambridge Drive motorists will be directed to use Marlborough Lane and Merion Lane.
J.D. Eckman, Inc. of Atglen, Chester County, is the general contractor on the $62.6 million project which is financed with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state funds.
Engineering design is advancing for the widening, reconstruction and other improvements on U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) from Clayton Park Drive to east of Route 452 (Market Street). Construction on this section is expected to start in 2019.
An additional contract to replace the U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) bridge over the CSX railroad and Bethel Road as well as improvements to the adjacent Bethel Road Interchange is under design.
For more details on the project and to sign up for email alerts about the project, go to www.us322conchester.com.
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.
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