Lane closures are scheduled next week on several state highways in, lower Bucks County including Interstate 95 and U.S. 422 for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday.
The Lane closures will be in place at night 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, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)
From Monday, June 3, through Saturday, June 8, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, northbound and southbound U.S. 1 will be reduced to a single lane between Rockhill Drive and Old Lincoln Highway, and Street Road (Route 132) will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way.
The work is part of a corridor improvement project and the first of three construction contracts 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.
U.S. 1 and Business U.S. 1 also will be restricted next week for soil boring work in advance of the second contract to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.5-mile section of U.S. 1 from just south of the Rockhill Drive Interchange to just north of the Business U.S. 1 (Penndel) Interchange in Bensalem and Middletown townships. The work schedule is:
Sunday, June 2, through Friday, June 7, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures will be in place on U.S. 1 in both directions between the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Fairhill Avenue;
Sunday, June 2, through Friday, June 7, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, lane closures will be in place on Business U.S. 1 in both directions between Bristol Road and Boat Avenue; and
Monday, June 3, through Wednesday, June 5, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a left lane and shoulder closure will be in place on the U.S. 1 ramp to eastbound Business U.S. 1.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities are weather permitting.
Additionally on Tuesday, June 4, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, a right lane closure is scheduled on New Falls Road between Bensalem Boulevard and Newportville Road in Bensalem too.