The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will hold an open house public plans display on Wednesday, November 7 at 6:00 PM at the Middletown Township Municipal Building at 3 Municipal Way in Langhorne to inform citizens about the upcoming project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.5-mile section of U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway) from just south of the Rockhill Drive Interchange to just north of the Business U.S. 1 (Penndel) Interchange in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County.
The purpose of the open house is to present the public with progress plans and a status update on the project. The meeting will be conducted as an open-house plans display where citizens will have the opportunity to circulate among the subject displays to gather information and discuss the different facets of the project with PennDOT’s design team.
Under the U.S. 1 Section RC2 project, PennDOT will construct a third travel and auxiliary lane in each direction from just south of the Rockhill Drive intersection to just north of the Business U.S. 1 (Penndel) Interchange; replace three structures over U.S. 1; build a sound barrier and three retaining walls; perform various roadway and safety improvements to the Penndel and Neshaminy interchanges; upgrade the Rockhill Drive intersection to include new sidewalks; and install new sign structures, traffic signals and Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) equipment across the project corridor.
Construction on this project is expected to start in late 2021 and will be funded with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state dollars.