Nighttime travel on Route 202 will be restricted to a single lane in each direction between Matlack Street and Route 100 in West Goshen Township, Chester County on Sunday through Thursday (April 15-19) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for final paving operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today.
Crews will work at night over the next month to place the final layer of asphalt on this stretch of Route 202 as part of PennDOT’s $19.3 million project to rehabilitate and improve this 4.3-mile section of the highway. Construction is scheduled to finish in late May 2012.
Route 202 motorists are advised to allow additional time for travel or use an alternate route during construction because backups and delays will occur.
PennDOT is improving Route 202 by replacing deteriorated concrete pavement and resurfacing the four-lane expressway; reinforcing the roadway shoulders; patching and repairing eight bridges; painting steel beams on three bridges; removing and replacing five overhead sign structures; installing new highway signs; installing new guide rail and median barriers; and installing safety rumble strips and pavement reflectors.
Allan A. Myers, LP of Worcester, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $19,377,081 project. The project is financed with 100 percent federal ARRA funds.
PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on Route 202 and other major highways before heading out.
To learn more about Route 202 improvement projects, visit www.us202.com.