The Pennsyvania Department of Transportation announced on Thursday lane closures will be in place next week in each direction on U.S. 1 and Street Road (Route 132) for various construction activities on a project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section of the highway in Bensalem Township.
The closures will begin on Monday, May 27, and go through Saturday, June 1, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 will be reduced to a single lane between Rockhill Drive and Old Lincoln Highway,.the announcement from the transportation agency says.
Additionally Street Road (Route 132) will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way, officials say.
According to Penn DOT the work is part of a corridor improvement project to rebuild and widen U.S. 1; replace aging bridges; and install safety enhancements along a four-mile section of the expressway from just north of Philadelphia to just north of Route 413 (Pine Street) in Middletown Township and Langhorne Borough.
For more information on the U.S. 1 corridor projects, visit www.us1bucks.com.