King of Prussia, PA – Lane restrictions are scheduled on Bridge Street between Richmond Street and Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia on Monday, June 17, through Friday, June 21, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for resurfacing operations, as part of a project to repair and resurface 39 miles of state highway in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because slowdowns will occur. The contractor's schedule is dependent on the weather.
State highway completed under this resurfacing project include:
Route 611 (Broad Street/York Road) between Indiana Avenue and Cheltenham Avenue;
Route 532 (Bustleton Avenue/Welsh Road) between U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard) and County Line Road; and
Route 73 (Cottman Avenue) between the Montgomery County line and State Road.
Additional state highways scheduled for resurfacing under this project include:
Route 73 (Cottman Avenue/State Road/New State Road) between the Montgomery County line and Levick Street;
Christopher Columbus Boulevard between Oregon Avenue/Delaware Avenue and Race Street;
Delaware Avenue between Spring Garden Street and Columbia Avenue;
Richmond Street between Lewis Street and Bristol Street;
Sixth Street between Walnut Street and Spring Garden Street;
City Line Lower and Upper Bridge between U.S. 1 (City Avenue) and Ridge Avenue;
Wayne Avenue/Walnut Lane between Wissahickon Avenue and Lincoln Drive; and
Ramp Road between Kelly Drive/Lincoln Drive/Ridge Avenue.
Under this improvement project, PennDOT is milling the existing roadway surface and repaving the state highways with new asphalt. The new pavement will seal the roadways and provide motorists with a smoother riding surface.
James J. Anderson Construction Co., Inc., of Philadelphia, is the general contractor on the $12,775,901 project, which is financed with 100 percent state funds from Act 89, Pennsylvania’s transportation plan. Work on the project is expected to be completed in December.
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