Roadwork to cause lane restrictions in Berks County 8/21/23

Berks County residents are advised to anticipate traffic disruptions due to road work and construction projects in various municipalities.

Starting from August 23, 2023, until August 25, 2023, lane restrictions will be in place on Interstate 78 in Greenwich Township between Exit 30 (Hamburg) and Exit 35 (PA 143) during nighttime hours (07:00 PM to 06:00 AM). Drivers should be prepared for delays and exercise caution, especially as rain may cause additional delays during this period.

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In Greenwich Township, on Interstate 78 West between Exit 40 (PA 737) and Exit 45 (PA 863), a westbound lane restriction will be enforced for construction work connected to the ongoing Interstate 78 Reconstruction Project. This restriction will be in effect from August 21, 2023, to August 25, 2023, during nighttime hours (07:00 PM to 06:00 AM). While no rain-related delays are expected, motorists are encouraged to drive with caution.

On US 222 between Paper Mill Road and PA 724, lane restrictions will be in place due to ongoing work related to the US 222 Improvement Project. This restriction will be active from August 21, 2023, to August 26, 2023, during nighttime hours (07:00 PM to 06:00 AM). Drivers are urged to use caution while navigating the construction area, though rain is not anticipated to cause additional delays.

Utility work at the intersection of PA 12 and PA 73 in Ruscombmanor Township will lead to lane restrictions from August 21, 2023, to August 25, 2023, during daytime hours (09:00 AM to 03:00 PM). Local utility workers will conduct this work, and motorists are advised to proceed cautiously through the intersection.

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Motorists in the City of Reading should be aware of a lane restriction on PA 12 between the US 422 Interchange and River Road. This restriction will be in place from August 20, 2023, to August 26, 2023, during nighttime hours (07:00 PM to 06:00 AM) for other work conducted by a PennDOT contractor.

Between Exit 29 (PA 61) and Exit 30 (Hamburg) on Interstate 78 West, lane restrictions will be in effect during nighttime hours (07:00 PM to 06:00 AM) for bridge beam work. This restriction, associated with a PennDOT contractor, will be active from August 21, 2023, to August 25, 2023. Motorists are advised to exercise caution and expect delays.

Milling, base repair, and paving work on Interstate 78 West between Exit 16 (Midway) and Exit 23 (Shartlesville) will lead to lane restrictions in the westbound direction during nighttime hours (07:00 PM to 06:00 AM) from August 20, 2023, to August 24, 2023. Motorists should anticipate delays and exercise caution in the work zone, though rain is not expected to cause additional delays.

On the US 422 West Ramp to US 222 South, there will be a shoulder restriction for bridge inspection work from August 24, 2023, during daytime hours (09:00 AM to 03:00 PM). PennDOT Bridge Inspection Forces will be conducting this work, and rain is anticipated to cause some delays.

Expect lane restrictions in both directions on PA 143 between PA 662 and Lehigh County Line in Albany Township due to other work conducted by PennDOT maintenance forces. This restriction will be in effect from August 21, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM), and rain may cause additional delays during this time.

Lane restrictions will be enforced on Old Route 22 between PA 143 and Dreibelbis Station Road in Greenwich Township from August 22, 2023, to August 23, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM) for inspection work conducted by PennDOT maintenance forces. Drivers should expect delays and use caution, especially in rainy conditions.

Similar lane restrictions with flagging will be in effect on PA 143 between PA 662 and Lehigh County Line in Albany Township from August 23, 2023, to August 25, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM) for other work conducted by PennDOT maintenance forces. Rain may cause additional delays during this period.

Drainage work on New Schaefferstown Road between PA 183 and Rehrersburg Road in Tulpehocken Township will lead to lane restrictions with flagging in both directions from August 21, 2023, to August 25, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM). Drivers should anticipate delays and use caution in the work zone.

Lane closures in both directions with flagging will be in effect on PA 73 between Friedensburg Road and PA 562 in Oley Township on August 21, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM) due to other work conducted by PennDOT maintenance forces. Rain may cause additional delays during this time.

In Exeter Township, lane closures with flagging will occur on PA 562 between Ben Franklin Highway and PA 662 on August 22, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM) due to other work by PennDOT maintenance forces. Motorists should anticipate delays and drive with caution.

Lane closures with flagging in both directions on PA 662, between US 422 and PA 73 in Amity Township, will be in effect on August 23, 2023, from 07:00 AM to 03:00 PM due to other work by PennDOT maintenance forces. Drivers should be prepared for delays and exercise caution in the construction area, particularly during rain.

On PA 100 between Mill Street and Seisholtzville Road in Bally Borough, lane closures in both directions with flagging will be in place on August 24, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM) due to other work by PennDOT maintenance forces. Motorists should be prepared for delays and exercise caution in the construction area, especially during rain.

Expect lane closures with flagging in both directions on Seisholtzville Road between PA 100 and PA 73 in Hereford Township on August 25, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM) due to other work by PennDOT maintenance forces. Motorists should be prepared for delays and use caution during this time, particularly in wet weather.

Other work on Old Airport Road between PA 562 and US 422 in Amity Township will lead to a northbound lane closure with flagging on August 21, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03:00 PM) by PennDOT maintenance forces. Motorists should expect delays and exercise caution, particularly in rainy conditions.

Lane closures with flagging will be enforced on Wyomissing Road between PA 625 and Vermont Road in Cumru Township from August 22, 2023, to August 25, 2023, during daytime hours (07:00 AM to 03

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