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Route 63 and Route 113 Overnight Lane Restrictions Scheduled for Resurfacing Operations in Montgomery County
Weeknight lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 63 (Welsh Road/Moreland Road) for milling and paving operations as part of an improvement project to repair and resurface 20 miles of state highway in Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work is schedule for Tuesday, September 5, through Friday, September 29, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM, weeknight lane restrictions are scheduled on Route 63 (Welsh Road/Moreland Road) between Kimball Avenue and Edge Hill Road in Abington and Upper Moreland townships, for milling, paving and utility adjustments.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these work zones because slowdowns will occur during construction. The contractor's schedule is dependent on the weather.
Under this improvement project, PennDOT is milling the existing roadway surface and repaving the state highways with new asphalt. The new pavement will seal the roadways and provide motorists with a smoother riding surface.
Work on the entire project is expected to be completed in late October.
Glasgow, Inc. of Glenside, PA is the general contractor on the $4,581,098 project, which is financed with 100 percent state funds from Act 89, Pennsylvania’s Transportation Plan.
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.
A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.