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PECO to Restrict Several State Highways for Utility Improvements in Montgomery and Chester Counties

Post Date:06/22/2017 1:23 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2017
 

PECO to Restrict Several State Highways for Utility Improvements in Montgomery and Chester Counties 

King of Prussia, PA – PECO Energy is planning travel restrictions on several state highways in Montgomery and Chester counties, for gas main improvements, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced. 

Weather permitting, the work schedule is: 

  • Monday, June 26, and Tuesday, June 27, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Walnut Street between Beaver Street and 7th Street in North Wales Borough, Montgomery County;
  • Tuesday, June 27, and Wednesday, June 28, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on High Street between Baily Street and Madison Street in Pottstown Borough, Montgomery County;
  • Thursday, June 29, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Edge Hill Road between Rush Road and Guernsey Avenue in Abington Township, Montgomery County;
  • Thursday, June 29, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 363 (Park Avenue) between Ridge Pike and Foster Avenue in Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County; and
  • Thursday, July 6, through mid-September, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Howellville Road is scheduled to close weekdays between Conestoga Road and U.S 30 (Lancaster Avenue) in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County. During the weekday closure, Howellville Road motorists will be directed to use Conestoga Road, Old Lancaster Avenue and U.S 30 (Lancaster Avenue). 

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these work areas. 

PECO Energy will complete these projects under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit. 

For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras. 

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website. 

For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot. 

MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800 

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