PennDOT Upcoming Roadwork in Berks County 9/27/21

​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.​

City of Reading on the 200 and 300 blocks of Penn Street for construction. During this time, the City intends to keep one side of the street open (at a time) to allow travel in one direction. Detours will be posted directing traffic to Franklin Street, Cherry Street, and Washington Street. The detour pattern will change as the work shifts from the 200 to the 300 block.

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City of Reading on River Road / West Spring Street will be closed for construction through December 31, 2021. The closure will facilitate the first phase of construction for the SR183 (Sec. RRE) River Road Extension Project for the City of Reading. The work area/road closure will extend from Eberhart Street on the West end to Weiser Street on the East end. A vehicle detour is in place, directing traffic down Windsor Street in both directions.

Bethel Township on PA 501 between Lebanon County Line and Schuylkill County Line for Shoulder Work/Widening being done by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Lane restriction with flagging. Start date: 9/27/21. Est completion date: 9/27/21. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 07:00 AM To 03:00 PM.

Bethel Township on PA 645/Camp Swatara Road between Lebanon County Line and Schuylkill County Line for Shoulder Work/Widening being done by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Lane restriction with flagging. Start date: 9/28/21. Est completion date: 9/29/21. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 07:00 AM To 03:00 PM.

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Bethel Township on Meckville Road between Camp Swatara Road and County Line Road for Shoulder Work/Widening being done by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Lane restriction with flagging. Start date: 9/30/21. Est completion date: 9/30/21. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 07:00 AM To 03:00 PM

Bethel Township on County Line Road between Lebanon County Line and Myer Drive for Shoulder Work/Widening being done by PennDOT Maintenance Forces. Lane restriction with flagging. Start date: 10/1/21. Est completion date: 10/1/21. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 07:00 AM To 03:00 PM.

City of Reading on PA 183 between Tulpehocken Street and Front Street for Utility Work being done by a Local Utility. Lane restriction for utility work. Start date: 10/4/21. Est completion date: 10/18/21. Restrictions in effect (time of day): 07:30 AM To 03:00 PM.

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