News for Immediate Release


Lane Closures Scheduled in Bucks County for Joint Replacements

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that one lane will be closed on northbound and southbound Route 1 (Lincoln Highway) between the Neshaminy and Penndel exits in Bensalem Township on Sunday through Thursday (Aug.28-Sept. 1) from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for the replacement of deteriorated bridge expansion joints.

The contractor’s schedule is dependent on the weather.

The work is part of PennDOT’s $4,142,600 project to repair and replace bridge joints on various highways in the Philadelphia region. A.P. Construction, Inc. of Blackwood, N.J., is the general contractor on the 100 percent state financed project. The work on this project is expected to be completed by June 2012.

PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major highways before heading out.

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For more information, visit or call 610.205.6700.

Media contact: Charles Metzger, PennDOT Community Relations Coordinator, 610.205.6801.


Media contact: Gene Blaum, PennDOT Assistant Press Secretary, 610-205-6800

Source:PennDOT Engineering District 6, King of Prussia, Pa.
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