08/30/2021

On US 1 in Bucks County there may be periodic closures to the north and / or south and single-lane closures from Monday, August 30th through Thursday, September 2, from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the following morning 15 minutes are allowed for construction between the Old Lincoln Highway in Bensalem Township and the Penndel / Business US1 Interchange in Middletown Township, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. In addition, the driveway from US 1 southbound to Street Road (Route 132) will be closed for construction tonight, August 27th, from 8:00 p.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday, August 28th. Motorists will be diverted south on US1 and then turn right onto Old Lincoln Highway to Street Road (Route 132). Regular lane restrictions may also apply from Sunday, August 29 through Thursday, September 2, from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. the following morning for construction on the east and / or west facing Street Road (Route 132) between Old Lincoln. apply highway and Kingston Way in the parish of Bensalem. Drivers are advised to allow extra time when driving through the work areas, as this can lead to traffic jams and delays. All planned activities are weather dependent. The crews are reconstructing and widening almost five kilometers of carriageway, improving the junctions and building several new bridges – including new structures over Neshaminy Creek and railway lines near the Penndel exit – under two contracts (RC1, RC2) for reconstruction, for the Enhance expansion and US1 in Bucks County. JD Eckman, Inc. of Atglen, PA is the general contractor for the $ 110.8 million Section RC2 project, due to be completed in mid-2026. Alan Myers Construction of Worcester, PA is the general contractor for the $ 95 million Section RC1 project, which is expected to be completed in mid-2022. Sections RC1 and RC2 are two of the three construction contracts for the reconstruction and expansion of US 1; replace aging bridges; and install security enhancements along a four-mile stretch of the freeway from north of Philadelphia to north of Route 413 (Pine Street) in Middletown Township and Langhorne Borough. For more information, see the US 1 Bucks Reconstruction Project website. Drivers can check the condition of more than 40,000 kilometers of road at www.511PA.com. 511PA is free and available 24/7 and offers traffic delay alerts, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to 1,000+ traffic cameras. For a complete listing of major highway construction projects in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, see the District 6 Traffic Bulletin. Information about the infrastructure in District 6, including completed works and major projects, can be found at www.penndot.gov/D6Results. PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects can be found at www.projects.penndot.gov. Follow PennDOT on Twitter and like the department on Facebook and Instagram.