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U.S. 1 Improvements Project Update During PennDOT Suspension Of Construction For COVID-19

PennDOT District 6 has provided an update on the status of the long-term U.S. 1 Improvements Project, which currently has all construction work suspended in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.

On US 1 – Old Lincoln Highway to Rockhill Drive

  • Reconstruction of the northbound lanes were completed in early 2020.
  • Northbound section of new bridges over Street Road (Route 132), Turnpike Ramps, Turnpike completed in early 2020.
  • Northbound traffic shifted to the rebuilt and widened northbound side in early 2020.
  • Southbound traffic remains on the southbound side.
  • Reconstruction of the U.S.1 median is underway.
  • Existing median and pavement have been removed.
  • Installation of stormwater drainage pipes, inlets and utilities underway.
  • Demolition and construction of the middle portions of U.S. 1 bridges over the PA Turnpike, the turnpike ramps and Street Road (Route 132) underway.
  • New turnpike ramps on NB side of U.S. 1 partially completed and under construction.
  • Median area construction scheduled to finish in late 2020.

On Street Road (Route 132) – Kingston Way to Old Lincoln Highway

  • Reconstruction of the eastbound lanes finished in fall 2019.
  • Traffic shifted onto eastbound side in fall 2019.
  • Reconstruction of westbound lanes underway.
  • New ramps to and from U.S. 1 for both eastbound and westbound traffic in place on the eastbound side of the interchange.
  • Old ramps on the westbound side of the interchange have been removed.
  • Final drainage improvements, grading and soil stabilization currently underway in the area where the westbound ramps used to be.