Utility relocation work, construction, curb repairs: PennDOT upcoming roadwork Mar. 11, 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 Township, at the intersection of PA 12 and PA 73, there are lane restrictions for utility relocation work conducted by a local utility company. The restrictions are in effect from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

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Along Interstate 78 in Berks County, between Exit 29 (PA 61) and Exit 30 (Hamburg), lane restrictions are in place in both directions due to construction. Motorists are advised to use caution and expect delays. These restrictions are effective from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

In Greenwich Township, Berks County, along Interstate 78 between Exit 35 (PA 143) and Exit 45 (PA 863), shoulder restrictions are implemented for a moving operation as part of construction work. Delays are expected, and drivers are urged to proceed with caution. The restrictions are in place from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

Within the City of Reading, along PA 61 South between Cathedral Street and Bern Street, lane restrictions are enforced for curb repairs by the municipal authorities. Motorists should anticipate delays, especially during the daytime from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The work started on March 6, 2024, and is expected to conclude on March 7, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

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On US 422 in Berks County, between the Lebanon County Line and the Montgomery County Line, brush cutting work is being carried out by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Shoulder work is being conducted in both directions, requiring caution from motorists. The work is scheduled from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 12, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

In Bern Township, Berks County, on Cross Keys Road between PA 61 and PA 183/Bernville Road, brush cutting work is causing lane restrictions in both directions, with flagging operations in place. Delays are expected, and drivers are advised to use caution. The work is scheduled from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

In Tilden Township, Berks County, shoulder work is being conducted on Interstate 78 East between Exit 30 (Hamburg) and Exit 35 (PA 143). Drivers should exercise caution in the work zone. The work is scheduled from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 14, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

In Albany Township, Berks County, lane restrictions with flagging are in place on PA 143/Willow Street between the Lehigh County Line and Mountain Road. PennDOT Maintenance Forces are conducting other work in the area, and drivers should anticipate delays from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM on March 15, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

Within the City of Reading, on US 422 between Penn Avenue and Lancaster Avenue, lane closures are in effect in the eastbound direction for work by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Motorists should expect delays and exercise caution. The work is scheduled from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

In Bethel Township, Berks County, lane restrictions with flagging are in place on County Line Road between Little Mountain Road and Meckville Road due to brush cutting work by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Drivers should anticipate delays and use caution from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

In North Heidelberg Township, Berks County, lane restrictions with flagging are implemented on Church Road between Brownsville Road and US 422/Penn Avenue for drainage work by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Drivers should expect delays and proceed with caution from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 12, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

In Heidelberg Township, Berks County, lane restrictions with flagging are in place on Tulpehocken Forge Road between US 422/Penn Avenue and Charming Forge Road for drainage work by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Drivers should anticipate delays and exercise caution from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 13, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is expected, which may cause delays.

In Cumru Township, Berks County, lane restrictions are implemented on US 422 between Interstate 176 and Business Route 222 for inspection work by a PennDOT Contractor. The restrictions are in effect from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 13, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2024. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

In Muhlenberg Township, Berks County, lane restrictions are in place on US 222 between PA 183 and Business Route 222 for inspection work by a PennDOT Contractor. The restrictions are in effect from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 12, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 14, 2024. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

Also in Muhlenberg Township, Berks County, lane restrictions are enforced on PA 12 between Business Route 222 and Spring Valley Road for inspection work by a PennDOT Contractor. The restrictions are in effect from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 11, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 13, 2024. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

At the PA 143 overpass on Interstate 78 in Berks County, utility work is causing lane restrictions with flagging. The restrictions are in effect from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, starting from March 8, 2024, with an estimated completion date of March 13, 2024. Rain is not expected to cause delays.

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