Bridge Construction Planned at Night Next Week on U.S. 1, Rockhill Drive in Bensalem Township
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday that bridge construction will continue next week on U.S. 1 and Rockhill Drive under a $95 million project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section of U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township
Motorists are advised of the following travel restrictions:
- Monday, October 17, through Thursday, October 20, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, a right lane closure with periodic stoppages of up to 15 minutes is planned on northbound U.S. 1 between the Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange and the Bristol Road overpass; and
- Monday, October 17, through Thursday, October 20, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, a flagger-controlled single lane traffic pattern with periodic 15-minute stoppages is scheduled on Rockhill Drive between Horizon Boulevard and Neshaminy Boulevard.
Motorists are reminded that the ramp to southbound U.S. 1 from Rockhill Drive remains closed and detoured during construction at the Neshaminy Interchange.
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through or near the work areas. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
PennDOT is reconstructing and widening almost three miles of U.S. 1, improving the interchanges, and constructing several new bridges — including new structures over the Neshaminy Creek and over rail lines near the Penndel exit— under two contracts (RC1, RC2) to rebuild, widen and improve U.S. 1 in Bucks County.
Allan Myers, Inc. of Worcester, PA is the general contractor on the $95 million U.S. 1 Section RC1 project that is expected to be completed this year. JD Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, PA is the general contractor on the $111.5 million U.S. 1 Section RC2 project that is scheduled to be completed in mid-2026.
For more information on PennDOT’s U.S. 1 reconstruction program in Bucks County, visit www.us1bucks.com.