FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 16, 2021
PECO to Close Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) Through November for Utility Improvement in Chester County
Route 23 weekday lane closure begins tomorrow
King of Prussia, PA – PECO Energy is planning a weekday lane closure and full closure on Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) in Schuylkill Township, Chester County, for gas main installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
The work schedule and location is:
- Wednesday, February 17, through Friday, February 26, from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, a weekday lane closure with flagging is scheduled on Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) between Moorehall Drive and Country Club Road; and
- Monday, March 1, through late November, from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Route 23 (Valley Forge Road) is scheduled to close weekdays between Moorehall Drive and Country Club Road. During the closure, motorists will be detoured over Whitehorse Road and Valley Park Road.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling near or through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
PECO Energy will complete this project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.
For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, visit www.penndot.gov/District6TrafficBulletin.
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