Bridge Construction, Core Borings Planned at Night Next Week on U.S. 1 Improvement Project in Lower Bucks
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced last week that construction will begin next week to replace the new southbound U.S. 1 bridge over rail lines and the Penndel/Business U.S. 1 Interchange following the shift of southbound traffic onto the newly constructed northbound structure in Bensalem and Middletown townships, in Lower Bucks County.
Motorists are advised of the following travel restrictions:
Sunday, December 11, through Wednesday, December 14, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, alternating lane closures will be in place in both directions on U.S. 1 between Old Lincoln Highway and Parkvale Avenue for core borings.
Monday, December 12, through Thursday, December 15, from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, intermittent lane closures will take place in both directions on U.S. 1 between Rockhill Drive and Route 413 (Pine Street) to set up the new traffic pattern to shift southbound traffic onto the new northbound bridge over the CSX and SEPTA train tracks by the end of the week; and
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.