Pedestrian Walkway Repairs on North Valley Road Bridge

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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) began construction on Monday, June 22, to make structural repairs to the pedestrian sidewalk on the North Valley Road bridge over Amtrak and SEPTA rail lines in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County.

Crews will work Monday, June 22, through Friday, June 26, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM to repair the underside of the sidewalk. This operation will not affect vehicular or pedestrian travel on the bridge. 

In July, North Valley Road will be closed to vehicular traffic between East Central Avenue and U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue) from 9:00 AM Friday, July 10 to 5:00 PM Sunday, July 12, for the repair and resurfacing of the sidewalk on the bridge. Motorists will be detoured over East Central Avenue, Route 252, and U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue). North Valley Road will remain open to pedestrians. Access to the Paoli Train Station will be maintained during this weekend operation. Motorists will have access to parking lots on both sides of the station. 

The work schedules are dependent on the weather. 

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 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. 

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Media contact:  Charles Metzger, Community Relations Coordinator, 610.205.6801 
Source: PennDOT Engineering District 6, King of Prussia, Pa.