Guide rail repair, drainage work and brush cutting: PennDOT upcoming roadwork Jan. 8, 2024

PennDOT maintenance forces and private contractors have scheduled several construction projects in Berks County this week. To help our readers avoid travel delays, here are a few of the most notable projects.

In Ruscombmanor Twp., utility work by the local utility is causing lane restrictions at the PA 12/PA 73 intersection from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with an estimated completion date of 1/12/24. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

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In Wyomissing Borough and the City of Reading, construction on PA 12 between River Road and US 422, conducted by a PennDOT contractor, entails lane restrictions and possible delays from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with an estimated completion date of 1/11/24. Rain is expected to cause delays.

The City of Reading will see inspection work on PA 12 between US 422 and River Road, performed by PennDOT Bridge Inspection Forces. Lane restrictions are scheduled northbound from 9 AM to 12 PM and southbound from 12 PM to 3 PM, starting on 1/17/24, with completion expected on the same day. Rain is anticipated to cause delays.

Marion Township experiences other work on Charming Forge Road between Tulpehocken Forge Road and Equestrian Lane. PennDOT Maintenance Forces will implement eastbound lane closures with flagging from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with an estimated completion date of 1/12/24. Rain may cause delays.

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Brush cutting on PA 724 in Cumru Township, between PA 10 and Lancaster Avenue, by PennDOT Maintenance Forces, involves lane restrictions causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/8/24. Rain is expected to cause delays.

Brush cutting by PennDOT Maintenance Forces on PA 12 East, between PA 183 and PA 61, in the City of Reading, entails shoulder restrictions from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/9/24. Rain may cause delays.

In Muhlenberg Township, brush cutting on PA 12 East, between PA 61 and 11th Street Exit, will have a shoulder restriction causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/10/24. Rain may cause delays.

Similarly, on PA 12 East between 11th Street Exit and Spring Valley Road Exit in Muhlenberg Township, brush cutting by PennDOT Maintenance Forces with shoulder restrictions is scheduled from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/11/24. Rain may cause delays.

On PA 12 West between Spring Valley Road Exit and 11th Street Exit, Muhlenberg Township experiences brush cutting with shoulder restrictions from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/12/24. Rain may cause delays.

Interstate 78 in Tilden Township, between Exit 30 (Hamburg) and Exit 35 (PA 143), will have brush cutting by PennDOT Maintenance Forces with shoulder restrictions causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with an estimated completion date of 1/11/24. Rain may cause delays.

Brush cutting on PA 143 / Willow Street, between the Lehigh County Line and Mountain Road in Albany Township, by PennDOT Maintenance Forces, involves lane restrictions from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/12/24. Rain may cause delays.

Drainage work on Irish Creek Road in Centre Township, between Tilden Road and Shartlesville Road, by PennDOT Maintenance Forces, leads to lane restrictions in both directions with flagging causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with completion expected on 1/9/24. Rain may cause delays.

Shartlesville Road in Jefferson Township, between Old Route 22 and PA 183, will experience drainage work by PennDOT Maintenance Forces, with lane restrictions in both directions with flagging causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting on 1/10/24, with an estimated completion date of 1/12/24. Rain may cause delays.

Brush cutting on County Line Road in Bethel Township, between Little Mountain Road and Meckville Road, by PennDOT Maintenance Forces, results in lane restrictions in both directions with flagging causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with completion expected on 1/12/24. Rain may cause delays.

Similarly, on PA 143 / Willow Street in Albany Township, between Mountain Road and PA 737, brush cutting by PennDOT Maintenance Forces involves lane restrictions in both directions with flagging causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with completion expected on 1/12/24. Rain may cause delays.

Guide Rail Repair on Interstate 176 in Caernarvon Township, between Exit 7 (PA 10) and Exit 1 (PA 10/PA 23), by PennDOT Maintenance Forces, results in lane restrictions in both directions with flagging causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/10/24. Rain may cause delays.

In Cumru Township, guide rail repair on Interstate 176, between Exit 11 (US 422) and Exit 7 (PA 10), by PennDOT Maintenance Forces, leads to lane restrictions in both directions with flagging causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/11/24. Rain may cause delays.

Other work by PennDOT Maintenance Forces on PA 625 / New Holland Road, between PA 724 / Philadelphia Avenue and Freemansville Road in Cumru Township, involves lane closures in both directions with flagging causing delays from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM, starting and completing on 1/12/24. Rain may cause delays.

On US 422 in Sinking Spring Borough, between Columbia Avenue and Queen Street, core boring work by a PennDOT Contractor results in lane restrictions from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM, starting on 1/8/24, with an estimated completion date of 1/12/24. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

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