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U.S. 1, Street Road Turnpike Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Bensalem Township

Daytime and nighttime lane restrictions will be in place on U.S. 1 Street Road (Route 132), and the Pennsylvania Turnpike at night next week, and the Turnpike will be closed early this Sunday and next weekend at the Bensalem Interchange for bridge, roadway, and utility construction on the project to widen and improve U.S.1 and reconstruct the interchange at Street Road (Route 132), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Friday. 

The work schedule is:

  • Sunday, July 12, from 12:00 AM Midnight to 5:00 AM, the eastbound Turnpike will be closed at the Bensalem Interchange for installation of deck beams on the U.S. 1 overpass. Eastbound Turnpike traffic will be directed to use southbound U.S. 1, eastbound Route 63 (Woodhaven Road), and northbound Interstate 95 to the New York/New Jersey Turnpike ramp to access eastbound Turnpike;
  • Sunday, July 12, through Saturday, July 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and Sunday, July 12, through Friday, July 17, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, single lane closures will be in place on northbound or southbound U.S. 1 between Rockhill Drive and Old Lincoln Highway for roadway and bridge construction;
  • Sunday, July 12, through Saturday, July 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and Sunday, July 12, through Friday, July 17, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, single lane closures will be in place on eastbound or westbound Street Road (Route 132) between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way for roadway and bridge construction;
  • Sunday, July 12, through Friday, July 17, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the eastbound and westbound Turnpike will be reduced to one lane at the Bensalem Interchange for construction on the U.S. 1 overpass; and
  • Sunday, July 19, from 12:00 AM Midnight to 5:00 AM, the westbound Turnpike will be closed at the Bensalem Interchange for installation of deck beams on the U.S. 1 overpass. Westbound Turnpike traffic will be directed to use southbound I-95, westbound Route 63 (Woodhaven Road) and southbound on U.S. 1 to access the Turnpike entrance at Bensalem.
     
    In addition, beginning Monday morning, July 13, the slip ramp from Horizon Boulevard to the Turnpike’s Bensalem Interchange, will be closed for approximately six weeks for construction. Motorists will be directed to use Rockhill Drive, and southbound U.S. 1 to access the Turnpike ramp.

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U.S. 1, Street Road Turnpike Lane Closures Next Week for Construction in Bensalem Township

Daytime and nighttime lane restrictions will be in place on U.S. 1 Street Road (Route 132), and the Pennsylvania Turnpike at night next week, and the Turnpike will be closed early this Sunday and next weekend at the Bensalem Interchange for bridge, roadway, and utility construction on the project to widen and improve U.S.1 and reconstruct the interchange at Street Road (Route 132), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced Friday. 

The work schedule is:

  • Sunday, July 12, from 12:00 AM Midnight to 5:00 AM, the eastbound Turnpike will be closed at the Bensalem Interchange for installation of deck beams on the U.S. 1 overpass. Eastbound Turnpike traffic will be directed to use southbound U.S. 1, eastbound Route 63 (Woodhaven Road), and northbound Interstate 95 to the New York/New Jersey Turnpike ramp to access eastbound Turnpike;
  • Sunday, July 12, through Saturday, July 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and Sunday, July 12, through Friday, July 17, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, single lane closures will be in place on northbound or southbound U.S. 1 between Rockhill Drive and Old Lincoln Highway for roadway and bridge construction;
  • Sunday, July 12, through Saturday, July 18, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and Sunday, July 12, through Friday, July 17, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, single lane closures will be in place on eastbound or westbound Street Road (Route 132) between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way for roadway and bridge construction;
  • Sunday, July 12, through Friday, July 17, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, the eastbound and westbound Turnpike will be reduced to one lane at the Bensalem Interchange for construction on the U.S. 1 overpass; and
  • Sunday, July 19, from 12:00 AM Midnight to 5:00 AM, the westbound Turnpike will be closed at the Bensalem Interchange for installation of deck beams on the U.S. 1 overpass. Westbound Turnpike traffic will be directed to use southbound I-95, westbound Route 63 (Woodhaven Road) and southbound on U.S. 1 to access the Turnpike entrance at Bensalem.
     
    In addition, beginning Monday morning, July 13, the slip ramp from Horizon Boulevard to the Turnpike’s Bensalem Interchange, will be closed for approximately six weeks for construction. Motorists will be directed to use Rockhill Drive, and southbound U.S. 1 to access the Turnpike ramp.

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