Construction Status Information

Section 3RR BRIDGE & RAMP CONSTRUCTION STAGING

Stage 1 March 2017 - Preliminary

  • Replace northbound and southbound U.S. 202 shoulders in the work area with temporary pavement for use as travel lanes during construction shifts

 Stage 2 begins April - Mid May 2017 - Preliminary

  • Shift U.S. 202 north and south traffic to the right, utilizing the shoulders, to create a work area in the median;
  • Build crossovers at northern and southern ends of the work zone.

Stage 3A-3B Mid May 2017 to Mid 2018 - Bridge Rehabilitation

  • Place concrete barriers on southbound bridge and approaches to separate two southbound lanes from a single northbound Express Lane;
  • Place concrete barriers on the northbound bridge and approaches to create a cattle chute that separates the northbound outside lane side from the inside lane and shift the left (inside) lane to “Express Lane” that was created on the southbound bridge;
  • The right (outside) lane of U.S. 202 north remains on the northbound side for construction on the northbound bridge; and
  • Complete repairs to Morstein Road overpass.

Stage 3A-3B May 2017 to June 2018 - Southbound Ramp Pavement Replacement
  • Place construction barrier along the outer edge of the outside ramp lane from southbound U.S. 202 to U.S. 30/Exton Bypass west; and
  • Remove and replace the concrete pavement one-lane-at-a-time on the two-lane ramp from southbound U.S. 202 to the westbound U.S. 30/Exton Bypass.

Stage 4A-4B Mid 2018 to Late 2019 - Bridge Rehabilitation and Ramp Reconstruction

  • Repeat the Express Lane traffic pattern on the opposite side and construct the southbound bridge;
  • Place construction barrier in the middle of the ramp lane from eastbound U.S. 30/Exton Bypass to U.S. 202 north; and
  • Remove and replace the concrete pavement on the two-lane ramp from eastbound U.S. 30/Exton Bypass to U.S. 202 north.

Stage 4A-4B June 2018 to June 2019 - Northbound Ramp Pavement Replacement

  • Place construction barrier along the outer edge of the outside ramp lane from eastbound U.S. 30/Exton Bypass; and
  • Remove and replace the concrete pavement one-lane-at-a-time on the two-lane ramp from eastbound U.S. 30/Exton Bypass to northbound U.S. 202.

Stage 5 Mid-2019 to Late 2019

  • Restore median north and south of bridges