Single lane closures will be in place periodically on U.S. 1 and Street Road (Route 132) beginning Sunday, February 16, through Friday, February 21, from 8 p.m. to 6 p.m. the following morning for bridge and roadway work, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Thursday.
The work is part of a project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section of the highway in Bensalem that has been ongoing.
Work Areas Include :
- Northbound or southbound U.S. 1 between Rockhill Drive and Old Lincoln Highway; and
- Eastbound or westbound Street Road (Route 132) between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities are weather permitting.
Allan A. Myers, Inc. of Worcester, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $95.1 million project which is financed with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state funds. The project is expected to complete by late 2022.
This contract (RC1) is the first of three construction contracts to rebuild and widen U.S. 1; replace aging bridges; and install safety enhancements along a four-mile section of the expressway from just north of Philadelphia to just north of Route 413 (Pine Street) in Middletown Township and Langhorne Borough. For more information, visit www.us1bucks.com.