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

 

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

August 6, 2018
U.S. 202 (Dekalb Pike) Overnight Lane Closures This Week for Sign Installation in Upper Merion Township

August 6, 2018
Four I-76/U.S. 202 Interchange Ramps to Close at Night This Week for Pavement Restoration in Montgomery County

July 9, 2018
New Traffic Pattern Southbound

March 30, 2018
Rush Hour Backups Expected on U.S. 30 East approaching U.S. 202

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
Section 320 Widening in 2011, 2012