26 miles of road to be re­paired, resur­faced

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Con­struc­tion has be­gun on a project to re­pair and resur­face 26 miles of state high­way in Ch­ester County.

WEST CH­ESTER » The Wolf ad­min­is­tra­tion an­nounced that con­struc­tion has be­gun on a project to re­pair and resur­face 26 miles of state high­way in Ch­ester County.

“Resur­fac­ing projects like this are an im­por­tant part of in­vest­ing in the state’s in­fra­struc­ture,” Gov. Tom Wolf said. “These re­pairs will help in­crease safety and im­prove ef­fi­ciency on the road­ways in Ch­ester County.”

From 7 p.m. to­day to 5 a.m. Fri­day, lane re­stric­tions are sched­uled on Route 340 (West Kings High­way) be­tween Route 10 (Com­pass Road) and Busi­ness U.S. 30 in West Caln, West Brandy­wine, Caln and Val­ley town­ships, for milling.

Mo­torists are ad­vised to al­low ex­tra time when trav­el­ing through the work zone be­cause slow­downs will oc­cur. The con­trac­tor’s sched­ule is de­pen­dent on the weather.

Ad­di­tional state high­ways sched­uled for resur­fac­ing un­der this con­tract in­clude:

• Route 41 (Gap New­port Pike) be­tween the Delaware state line and U.S. 1 in Avon­dale Bor­ough and New Gar­den and Lon­don Grove town­ships;

• Route 472 (Lewisville Road/ Hick­ory Hill Road) be­tween Route 841 (Ch­ester­ville Road) and Freese Road in Elk and East Not­ting­ham town­ships;

• Val­ley Forge Road be­tween Route 252 (Val­ley Forge Road) and Val­ley Forge Park in Tredyffrin Town­ship;

• Wor­thing­ton Road be­tween Wor­thing­ton Road and New­comen Road in West Pike­land Town­ship;

• Street Road be­tween the Octorara Creek Bridge to Homeville Road in Up­per Ox­ford Town­ship;

• Main Street/Green Street/ Swan Road/Up­per Val­ley Road be­tween Route 372 (Main Street) to the At­glen bor­ough line; and

• Wagontown Road be­tween Lyons Head Drive and Hat­field Road in West Caln and West Brandy­wine town­ships.

Work on the project is ex­pected to be com­pleted in sum­mer 2018.

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 Worces-

“These re­pairs will help in­crease safety and im­prove ef­fi­ciency on the road­ways in Ch­ester County.” — Gov. Tom Wolf

ter, Mont­gomery County, is the gen­eral con­trac­tor on the $6,262,777 project, which is fi­nanced with 100 per­cent state funds from Act 89, Penn­syl­va­nia’s Trans­porta­tion Plan.

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 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.

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