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US 1, Street Rd Lanes will be Closed Next Week for Construction in Bensalem

Jeff Bohen – Digital Reporter 

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.

Jeff Bohen
Digital Reporter
Jeff Bohen has been covering news in the Philadelphia region since 2008 for Temple Student Radio WHIP, Intern at WBCB, a Patch.com freelancer for 4 different Patch sites, and he is the co-founder/creator of LeviittownNow.com
Bohen is a passionate about educating the public on issues surrounding mental health, as he lives with Bi-Polar Disorder. In his free time, Jeff is an a avid sports fan, podcast listener, and metal head.

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