The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction activities will continue next week on Interstate 95 and Interstate 476 under two separate interstate improvement projects to repair pavement and bridges in Delaware County.
Motorists are advised of the following travel restrictions:
- Monday, November 14, through Thursday, November 17, a single lane closure will be in place from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM, followed by a double lane closure from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM on sections of northbound and southbound I-95 between the Route 352/Route 320 (Exit 6) and Philadelphia International Airport (Exit 12) interchanges for paving, bridge repair and guiderail installation;
- Tuesday, November 15, through Thursday, November 17, from 7:30 PM to 5:30 AM the following morning, lane closures will be in place on the ramp from southbound I-476 to northbound I-95 for bridge repair;
- Friday, November 18, a single lane closure will be in place from 7:00 PM to 10:00 AM, followed by a double lane closure from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM on sections of northbound and southbound I-95 between the Route 352/Route 320 (Exit 6) and Philadelphia International Airport (Exit 12) interchanges for paving, bridge repair and guiderail installation; and
- From 7:00 PM Friday, November 18, to 5:00 AM Monday, November 21, a continuous right lane closure will be in place on northbound I-95 between the Route 352/Route 320 (Exit 6) and I-476 interchanges (Exit 7) for expansion dam replacement.
During all of these overnight operations, the ramps from northbound and southbound I-95 to Ridley Park (Exit 8) and Route 420 (Exit 9A/9B) will be closed and detoured. I-95 motorists will be directed to follow the posted detour routes.
Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because significant backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
The paving, bridge repair, expansion dam replacement and guiderail installation are part of a $73 million project to rehabilitate pavement and repair 15 structures on more than 11 miles of I-95 in Lower Chichester, Upper Chichester, Chester, Ridley and Tinicum townships, the City of Chester and Upland and Ridley Park boroughs.
The bridge repair on southbound I-476 is part of a $44.5 million project to perform high-priority repairs on 13 structures on I-95, I-476 and I-295 in Delaware, Philadelphia and Bucks counties.
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