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Route 202 Nighttime Paving Nears Completion

The final paving of Route 202 between Route 100 and Matlack Street in West Goshen Township, Chester County is nearing completion as construction winds down on the $19.3 million improvement project, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today.

Motorists can expect to face single-lane patterns on this section of Route 202 on Sunday through Friday (May 13-18) while crews apply the final layer of asphalt on the highway’s shoulders, ramps and acceleration/deceleration lanes. Northbound lane closures will occur each night from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. and southbound restrictions will last from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Route 202 motorists are advised to allow more time for travel or use an alternate route during construction because backups and delays will occur. PennDOT is nearing completion of the project to improve this 4.3-mile section of Route 202. Construction is scheduled to finish by Memorial Day weekend. PennDOT is improving Route 202 by replacing deteriorated concrete pavement and resurfacing the four-lane expressway; reinforcing the roadway shoulders; patching and repairing eight bridges; painting steel beams on three bridges; removing and replacing five overhead sign structures; installing new highway signs; installing new guide rail and median barriers; and installing safety rumble strips and pavement reflectors.

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US-202 Construction in Home Stretch!

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The end of the seemingly endless reconstruction work on US-202 in Westtown and West Goshen Townships is approaching, officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) said this week.

The final paving operation on the 4.3-mile stretch of 202 in West Chester will slow nighttime travel between Matlack Street and Route 100 through Thursday from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., the agency said. The section will be restricted to one lane in each direction nightly as crews add the last layer of asphalt on the four-lane highway. Motorists are advised to allow more travel time or use an alternate route since backups and delays are expected.

The $19.3 million project is scheduled to finish in late May. PennDOT said. Work has included replacing deteriorated pavement, reinforcing the roadway shoulders, patching and repairing eight bridges, painting steel beams on three bridges, removing and replacing five overhead signs; adding new signs; installing new guide rail and median barriers; and installing safety rumble strips and pavement reflectors.

The construction has caused local traffic delays — especially during rush hours. At times, traffic has backed up along US-202 to Route 926 and into Birmingham as morning commuters have attempted to get to work.

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Lane Closures on Route 202 in West Chester

Nighttime lane closures will be in effect on Route 202 between Matlack Street and Route 100 inWest Goshen Township, Chester County on Sunday through Thursday (April 22-26) from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. for paving, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today.

Route 202 will be reduced to one lane in each direction while crews place the final layer of asphalt on this stretch of the highway. This operation is part of PennDOT’s $19.3 million project to improve this 4.3-mile section of Route 202. Construction is scheduled to finish in late May 2012. Route 202 motorists are advised to allow more time for travel or use an alternate route during construction because backups and delays will occur.

PennDOT is improving Route 202 by replacing deteriorated concrete pavement and resurfacing the four-lane expressway; reinforcing the roadway shoulders; patching and repairing eight bridges; painting steel beams on three bridges; removing and replacing five overhead sign structures; installing new highway signs; installing new guide rail and median barriers; and installing safety rumble strips and pavement reflectors.

Allan A. Myers, LP of Worcester, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $19,377,081 project. The project is financed with 100 percent federal ARRA funds. PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on Route 202 and other major highways before heading out.

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