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Traffic Shift Marks Completion of First Phase of Northbound U.S. 1 Improvements in Bensalem

Northbound U.S. 1 traffic will shift onto the newly reconstructed northbound lanes between Old Lincoln Highway and Rockhill Drive Monday night, February 3, marking the completion of the first major phase of 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 …

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PennDOT, TSA Remind Pennsylvanians About REAL ID Enforcement

Federal enforcement begins October 1, 2020 Allentown, PA – Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminded Pennsylvanians to upgrade their driver’s license or identification card to a REAL ID-compliant version at an event at the Lehigh Valley International Airport. Beginning October 1, 2020, a federally-accepted form of identification (whether …

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PennDOT, PA Turnpike Announce the Start of Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Pre-Enforcement Period

U.S. 1 Improvement Project Area included in the program The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) announced that the required 60-day pre-enforcement period for the statewide Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) program has begun and will last until March 4, 2020. Pennsylvania’s AWZSE program uses vehicle-mounted systems to detect …

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Construction Update: Winter 2019/2020

U.S. 1 Northbound Reconstruction Finishes, Work Shifts to Middle Winter 2019/2020 – The rebuilt and widened northbound side of U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township began carrying traffic following completion of paving and the construction of the northbound side of two new bridges earlier this winter. A traffic shift placed northbound traffic on the rebuilt and …

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Construction Update: Fall 2019

U.S. 1 Northbound Reconstruction Heading for Completion by Early 2020 Fall 2019 — Construction to rebuild and widen the northbound side of U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township is heading for completion late this year or early 2020 as work crews this fall complete paving on the widened northbound side of U.S. 1 and finish construction …

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Construction Update: Summer 2019

U.S. 1 Reconstruction Focused on Bridges, Street Road and Turnpike Ramps Construction to rebuild and widen the northbound side of U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township continues this summer with the focus on replacing the northbound side of bridges over Street Road (Route 132), the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the Turnpike ramps, and reconstructing the south side …

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Construction Update: Spring 2019

Northbound U.S.1 Reconstruction, Widening Underway on U.S.1, Street Road Ramps Spring 2019 – With a new traffic pattern in place on U.S. 1 that shifts vehicles to the west, construction is underway this spring to reconstruct and widen the northbound side of the highway between Old Lincoln Highway and the Neshaminy exit. Access to and from …

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Construction Update: Winter 2018/2019

Major Construction Starts on U.S. 1, Street Road Ramps Crews completed shoulder paving, median removal and other preparations for a traffic shift in early February that signals the start of three years of construction to replace three bridges, and widen and improve a mile-long section of U.S. 1 and the ramps to and from Route …

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Construction Update: Fall 2018

Early Stage Construction Underway Fall 2018 – Early-stage construction is underway this fall on PennDOT’s $94 million U.S. 1 Improvement Project in Bensalem Township, Bucks County. Crews will work this fall and into the winter to reconstruct and widen the existing shoulders and median along U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway) between Old Lincoln Highway and the …

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