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Friday, November 14, 2014

News for Immediate Release

Nov. 14, 2014

U.S. 202 Overnight Lane Closures Scheduled in Chester County

King of Prussia – Overnight lane closures will be in place over the next week on U.S. 202 between the Chesterbrook and Route 401 interchanges in Tredyffrin and East Whiteland townships, Chester County, for roadwork, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today.

Crews will work at night to complete miscellaneous items of work on the newly opened six-lane section of U.S. 202.

Weather permitting, lane closures will be in place on northbound and southbound U.S. 202 from 10 p.m. tonight, Nov. 14 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15; on Monday, Nov. 17 through Thursday, Nov. 20 from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.; and from 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.

PennDOT opened nearly 4 miles of U.S. 202 to 6 lanes between the Route 252 (Swedesford Road) and Route 401 interchanges on Sept. 26. The highway was rebuilt and widened under a $105.4 million project that began in April 2011.

Richard E. Pierson Construction Company, Inc. of Woodstown, N.J. is the general contractor on the $105,415,093 project, which is financed with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state funds.

For more information on the expansion of U.S. 202 in East Whiteland and Tredyffrin townships, visit www.us202-300.com.

Motorists can check conditions on U.S. 202 and other major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 700 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly.

Media contact: Gene Blaum, Assistant Press Secretary, 610-205-6800