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Berks County: Revised Start Date for Bridge Work on PA 73 in Maiden Creek Township

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Berks County: Revised Start Date for Bridge Work on PA 73 in Maiden Creek Township

County:  Berks

Municipality:  Maiden Creek Township

Road name:  PA 73/Main Street

Between:  US 222/Allentown Pike and Park Road

Type of work:  Bridge Repair

Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor

Type of restriction:  24 Hours

Restriction:  PA 73/Main Street will be closed and detoured for repairs to the bridge over Willow Creek. Traffic will be detoured on US 222/Allentown Pike and Park Road. Expect significant delays and please use caution traveling through the area. Local access will be maintained for property owners only.

Work includes concrete deck repairs, concrete beam and substructure repairs, bearing repairs, joint repairs/joint sealing, and scour countermeasures/channel repairs.

The PA 73/Main Street Bridge over Willow Creek is a two span, concrete T-beam structure that was built in 1927. This section of PA 73 has an average daily traffic volume of 6,660 vehicles.

Start date:  7/24/19

Est completion date:  8/23/19

Will rain cause delays?  Yes

Change/Update: Start date changed from July 22 to July 24.

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