King of Prussia, PA – Nighttime lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 842 (Unionville Wawaset Road) between Route 82 (Doe Run Road) and Bridge Road in Pocopson, Newlin and East Marlborough townships, on Sunday, July 23, and Monday, July 24, from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM, for paving operations as part of a project to repair and resurface 19 miles of state highway in Chester County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work zone because slowdowns will occur during construction. The contractor's schedule is dependent on the weather.
Additional state highways scheduled for resurfacing under this contract include:
Work on the entire project is expected to be completed in mid-November.
Under this improvement project, PennDOT will mill the existing roadway surface and repave the state highways with new asphalt. The new pavement will seal the roadways and provide motorists with a smoother riding surface.
Allan A. Myers, LP, of Worcester, Montgomery County, is the general contractor on the $3,785,100 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.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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 825 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.
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