July 8, 2016


PECO to Restrict Southbound U.S. 1 (City Avenue) Next Week for Utility Installation

King of Prussia, PA – PECO is scheduled to close the right lane on southbound U.S. 1 (City Avenue) between 66th Street and 69th Street in Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township, on Monday July 11, through Wednesday, July 13, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for utility installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the area. The construction schedule is contingent on the weather.

PECO will complete the work under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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