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U.S. 422 West Lane Closure Next Week for Patching in Limerick Township

King of Prussia, PA – Westbound U.S. 422 will be reduced to a single lane next week between Lewis Road and Evergreen Road for roadway patching under a project to rehabilitate pavement and repair seven structures along a five-mile section of U.S. 422 between the Royersford/Trappe and Sanatoga interchanges in Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove townships, Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:

  • Monday, July 6, through Friday, July 10, from 7:00 PM to 2:00 PM the following afternoon, a right lane closure is scheduled on westbound U.S. 422; and
  • Friday, July 10, and Saturday, July 11, from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM the following night, a right lane closure is scheduled on westbound U.S. 422.

In addition, Lewis Road between Linfield Road and Linfield Trappe Road in Limerick Township will be reduced to a single lane in each direction on Tuesday, July 7, from 5:00 AM to 4:00 PM, for barrier removal and guide rail installation.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling in the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, special signage and relevant training.

Under this two-year improvement project, PennDOT’s contractor will mill, overlay and rehabilitate existing U.S. 422 pavement; perform bridge deck repairs, concrete and joint patching, sealing and drainage improvements; install new guide rail and rumble strips; and repair or replace damaged traffic signs along the corridor.

H & K Group Inc. of Skippack, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $19.1 million project which is financed with 100 percent federal funds. The entire project is expected to be completed in summer 2021. For information, visit www.422improvements.com.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800

 

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