Friday, April 12, 2013
The $36.5 million Route 13 (Bristol Pike) construction project continues with additional restrictions in Bristol Borough and Bristol Township.
The $36.5 million construction project to improve Route 13 (Bristol Pike) continues in Bristol Borough and Bristol Township with additional restrictions beginning on April 17. PennDOT's construction will enhance travel and safety along a 4.3-mile stretch of Bristol Pike by rehabilitating pavement, rebuilding bridges, replacing drainage facilities, building pedestrian walkways, installing medians, reducing speed limits and more, according to a website dedicated to the updates on the project. Bristol Pike/Route 13 will be restricted to one lane in each direction between Bath Road and Bristol Commerce Drive in Bristol Borough while the bridge over Otter Creek is reconstructed starting on Wednesday, April 17, according to Safer13.com. Then on …
Monday, January 7, 2013
There will be lane restrictions in Middletown Township while PennDOT works on a bridge beam removal early this week.
As part of the $19.3 million project to reconstruct the Rt. 1 Bridge over Rt. 213 and the ramps at the Rt. 1/Rt. 213 Interchange in Middletown Township lane restrictions are scheduled on Rt. 1 and Rt. 213 for bridge beam removal. From 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, southbound Rt. 1 motorists will see lane closures between Bellevue Avenue and I-95. From 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 7 to 5 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, Rt. 213 will have traffic pattern shifts between North Flowers Mill Road and South Flowers Mill Road. According to a PennDOT press release, the contractor is removing beams as part of the project to replace Rt. 1’s three-span, pre-stressed box beam bridge with a new single-span, pre-stressed concrete beam structure. Crews are…
Saturday, October 8, 2011
Last part of the resurfacing delayed due to additional nearby construction work and to avoid "additional traffic woes."
A PennDOT official says additional construction work in Levittown will be delayed to avoid "additional traffic woes." Repaving work on New Falls Road in Levittown was postponed due to concerns over traffic congestion, PennDOT Community Relations Coordinator Charles Metzger said last Thursday. The resurfacing project started Sept. 12, and encompassed the majority breadth of New Falls Road in Levittown, starting at the Route 413 intersection. According to Metzger, work on New Falls stopped around Sept. 26 after completion of the road's base repairs. "(PennDOT) wants to wait for the other local projects to finish up before we added anymore traffic woes to area," Metzger said. The other projects Metzger references are the Bristol-Oxford …
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Work on Bristol-Oxford Valley Road bridge and Route 413 were significantly affected by heavy rains in September.
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Construction and repair of both the Bristol-Oxford Valley Road bridge and Route 413 in Levittown are now behind schedule after the bout of bad weather that struck the areas in early September, according to James J. Anderson Construction Company, Inc. Company Vice President Rick Foster announced the news to members of the Bristol Township Business Coalition at their Tuesday meeting in the private hall of Georgine's Restaurant in Bristol. "You all may know me as one of the guys that's messing up your roads," Foster joked before informing the group. Completion of the Bristol-Oxford Valley Road Bridge, which was originally slated for early October, has been pushed back to late October of this year. The Route 413 project, which is tentatively …
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Woodbourne Road Being Milled, Repaved
Woodbourne Road is currently getting a facelift due to a $8.8 million statewide Pennsylvana Department of Transportation repair project. The milling, which started July 18, has been all but completed. Currently, PennDOT crews are scheduled to work on repaving the road from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. during the week. PennDOT estimates that construction on the 3.1-mile road will be finished by Aug. 18. "The neighbors will have to deal with a little noise, but the impact on traffic will be minimal," PennDOT Spokesperson Charlie Metzger said in an interview with Patch. However, PennDOT, in a news release to Middletown Township, recommended motorists allow for extra travel time during the project. Woodbourne Road is just one of many local roadways in …
Friday, June 3, 2011
PennDOT to temporarily close part of New Falls Road next week.
New Falls Road will be closed for an entire day sometime next week for inspection and maintenance Bristol Township Council revealed during an open session Thursday night. According to Council President Rick Pluta, the road closure will occur sometime near the end of next week, most likely Thursday or Friday. In addition to minor roadway maintenance, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation authorities will be inspecting the interstate overpass. Officials said roadway maintenance will have a staggered scheduling to ensure that at least one lane of the road is open at all times. Half of the project will be done early in the morning with a mid-day lane switch to complete the project by late afternoon. The planned construction work will head …
Sunday, May 1, 2011
Project expected to continue through July 2012.
Sunday, May 1, 2011
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that construction is scheduled to begin Monday, May 9 on a $7.5 million project to reconstruct and improve 2.8 miles of Route 413 between Old Lincoln Highway and Bath Road in Middletown and Bristol townships, Bucks County. According to a release, from May 9 through September, northbound Route 413 will be closed and detoured between New Falls Road and Trenton Road. A posted detour will take northbound Route 413 traffic over New Falls Road, Durham Road and Trenton Road. Access to homes or businesses along this stretch of Route 413 will be provided from southbound 413. "Following input from local elected officials, business owners and residents, we revised our traffic plans to include …
Friday, April 1, 2011
Concerns That Construction May Affect Businesses Discussed
Representatives from Middletown, Bristol and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation met with concerned residents and business owners Friday to discuss the growing concerns over a controversial construction plan that could jam up traffic, cause safety concerns and potentially spell doom for small businesses. Since residents found out about the project less than one month ago, countless complaints and questions were sent to PennDOT. These complaints were not isolated to just residents and business owners; township officials and even State Rep. Tina Davis have been vocal about the impact the project could have on the community. "I am very concerned that if both the Turnpike Bridge Project and the Route 413 corridor renovation proceed …