U.S. 1, Street Road (Route 132) Lane Closures at Night Feb. 16-21 for Construction in Bensalem Township

Single lane closures will be in place periodically on U.S. 1 and Street Road (Route 132) on Sunday, February 16, through Friday, February 21, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning for bridge and roadway construction activities on a project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section of the highway in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work locations are:

  • Northbound or southbound U.S. 1 between Rockhill Drive and Old Lincoln Highway; and
  • Eastbound or westbound Street Road (Route 132) between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and slowdowns will occur. All scheduled activities are weather permitting.

Allan A. Myers, Inc. of Worcester, Montgomery County is the general contractor on the $95.1 million project which is financed with 80 percent federal and 20 percent state funds. The project is expected to complete by late 2022.

This contract (RC1) is the first of three construction contracts to rebuild and widen U.S. 1; replace aging bridges; and install safety enhancements along a four-mile section of the expressway from just north of Philadelphia to just north of Route 413 (Pine Street) in Middletown Township and Langhorne Borough.

U.S. 1, Street Road lane closures