Editor's note: The following information comes from PennDOT. [Specific dates and locations have been bolded.]
King of Prussia – Nighttime lane closures are planned on Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, for construction to improve the highway, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today.
PennDOT is currently rebuilding and widening four miles of Route 202 from just north of the Route 401 Interchange to just south of the Swedesford Road Interchange to enhance travel and reduce congestion. Construction on a second project to widen Route 202 to six lanes from Route 401 to Route 30 will start in late March or early April.
Lane closures will be in place on Route 202 between the Route 29 and Route 30 interchanges Sunday through Wednesday (March 3-6) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge construction and surveying. Motorists are advised to allow additional time for travel during construction. The posted speed limit in the Route 202 construction zone is 45 miles per hour.
Daytime lane closures also are scheduled on Route 401 (Conestoga Road) between Mill Lane and Moores Road in East Whiteland Township on Monday through Friday (March 4-8) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for barrier and conduit installations.
The Richard E. Pierson Construction Company, Inc. of Woodstown, N.J. is the general contractor on the $105.4 million project to widen Route 202 to six lanes from north of the Route 401 Interchange to just south of the Swedesford Road Interchange.
The preliminary work on Route 401 is part of a $63.3 million contract to improve the interchange and widen and reconstruct Route 202 from Route 401 to Route 30. Allan A. Myers, LP of Worcester, Montgomery County, is the general contractor.
For more information on the Route 202 expansion project, visit www.us202-300.com.
PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on Route 202 and other major highways before heading out.
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