Lane closures are scheduled on northbound and southbound Interstate 95 between the Interstate 476 (Exit 7) and Route 352/Route 320 (Exit 6) interchanges in the City of Chester, Delaware County, on Monday, December 18, through Friday, December 22, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning for construction activities related to a project to rehabilitate eight bridges over I-95 and CSX Railroad in the city, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling on I-95 near the work area because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Under this improvement project, PennDOT is rehabilitating the multi-span, steel girder bridges on Potter Street, Madison Street, Upland Street, Melrose Avenue, Chestnut Street, Edgmont Avenue, and the Crosby Street and Walnut Street pedestrian structures. The contractor is also improving the I-95 south exit ramp at Chestnut Street.
PennDOT owns the Edgmont Avenue and Madison Street bridges, and the City of Chester owns the remaining six structures.
In addition to the bridge and ramp improvements, PennDOT’s contractor is repairing Chestnut Street and Morton Avenue from 12th Street to 4th Street; reconstructing curbs and sidewalks; milling and resurfacing the streets; installing a new traffic signal at Chestnut Street and Morton Avenue; upgrading the traffic signal at Morton Avenue and 7th Street; and reconstructing Morton Avenue from 7th Street to 4th Street to lower the road under the Amtrak overpass to increase vertical clearance.
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