A bridge repair project set to begin Monday may cause weekday delays on Route 1 in Middletown Township.
The Pennsylvania Department
of Transportation announced this week that it will begin repairs on the U.S.
Route 1 (Lincoln Highway) Bridge over Business
Route 1 in Middletown Township. The northbound
right lane will be closed weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Crews will be doing steel repairs to the bridge, which is currently classified as structurally-deficient
When the work on this bridge is
completed in mid-January, the bridge will no longer be classified as structurally-deficient, according to
PennDOT advises motorists to allow extra time when traveling through the area.
The three-span concrete beam bridge was built in 1967 and rehabilitated in 1996. It is 156 feet long and 82 feet wide. It carries 30,350 vehicles day, according to data from PennDOT.