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August 6, 2018
U.S. 30 Ramp to U.S. 202 North Closed at Night for Construction

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July 9, 2018
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March 30, 2018
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March 7, 2017
PennDOT Starts Construction to Rehabilitate U.S. 202 Bridges over Amtrak in Chester County

August 14, 2016
PennDOT Completes Expansion of 6.5 Miles of U.S. 202 in Chester County to Improve Travel and Reduce Congestion

August 3, 2016
PennDOT Opens U.S. 202 to 6 Lanes between Route 401 and U.S. 30 in Chester County

April 2, 2015
Call 1-800-FIX-ROAD or Go Online to Report Potholes

December 18, 2014
U.S. 202 North Traffic Pattern Change

September 26, 2014
PennDOT Opens U.S. 202 to 6 Lanes Between Route 252 and Route 401 in Chester County

June 30, 2014
PennDOT Opens New Park-and-Ride at U.S. 30/U.S. 322 Interchange

April 21, 2014
Lane Closures on Planebrook Road

March 19, 2014
Traffic Pattern Change on SB Ramp to Rt. 401

February 7, 2014
Pennsylvania Traveler Information Enhanced with New 511PA Website, Improved Phone and Alert Systems

November 21, 2012
$63.3 Million Contract to Widen U.S. Route 202 in East Whiteland Township, Chester County

July 27, 2012
Route 29 Widening Underway

April 13, 2011
Avoid Distractions While Driving

February 21, 2011
Construction Brochure Available

December 9, 2010
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Route 29 Widening Underway

Rt. 29/Morehall Road being widened between Yellow Springs Road and Phoenixville Pike/Charlestown Road
July 27, 2012 - King of Prussia, PA.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced that preliminary work  started on Tuesday (July 31) on the $4.2 million project to improve travel on Route 29 (Morehall Road) in Charlestown and East Whiteland townships, Chester County.

PennDOT will widen Route 29 (Morehall Road) to provide an additional northbound and southbound through lane between Yellow Springs Road and Phoenixville Pike/Charlestown Road to enhance traffic flow and reduce congestion. This part of Route 29 carries 15,000 vehicles day.

The improvements on Route 29 (Morehall Road) also will include five-foot wide shoulders; intersection upgrades and new signals at Yellow Springs Road/Warner Lane, Whitehorse Road and Charlestown Road/Phoenixville Pike; and storm water management facilities.

PennDOT’s contractor also will widen Charlestown Road from Phoenixville Pike to just south of the Charlestown Elementary School to provide an additional through lane in each direction and shoulders; widen Phoenixville Pike east of Charlestown Road to provide an additional westbound left turn lane; widen Phoenixville Pike west of Charlestown Road to provide a gore area opposite the dual left turn lanes; and widen Yellow Springs Road to add an exclusive right turn lane.

Construction is scheduled to finish by June 2014.

Initially, crews will clear brush and vegetation from alongside Route 29 (Morehall Road) and install filter bags inside drainage inlets.

Motorists traveling through the Route 29 (Morehall Road) construction area will face intermittent lane closures and possible slowdowns weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Allan A. Myers, LP of Worcester, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $4,237,948 contract. Construction is financed with state funds plus monies provided by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and LV Associates. The Trammell Crow Company funded the project’s engineering design phase.

PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major highways before heading out.



For more information, visit www.dot.state.pa.us. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly.