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Posted on: May 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Road Work in Areas of Newtown Township

Construction Work

The following two news releases were shared by PennDOT on Friday, May 7, 2021:

1.  PECO to Restrict Several State Highways for Utility Improvements Across Philadelphia Region 

King of Prussia, PA – PECO Energy is planning single lane closures from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM next week on several state highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties for utility construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.  

Delaware County - Monday, May 10, through Friday, October 1, a weekday lane closure is scheduled on Route 252 (Newtown Street Road) between Winding Way and Goshen Road in Newtown Township.  Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because backups and delays will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.  PECO Energy will complete these projects under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.

2.  PennDOT to Repair Potholes Next Week on More Than 50 State Highways in the Philadelphia Region - Motorists encouraged to call 1-800-FIX-ROAD or go online to report potholes

King of Prussia, PA – PennDOT maintenance and contractor crews will be working on more than 50 state highways next week to repair deteriorated pavement across the Philadelphia region. The roadways include:

Delaware County

  • Route 3, Edgmont, Newtown, Marple, Haverford, and Upper Darby townships;
  • Goshen Road, Radnor and Newtown townships;
  • Bryn Mawr Avenue, Radnor and Newtown Township;
  • Darby Paoli Road, Radnor and Newtown Township;

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 1,000 traffic cameras. 

 For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, visit

Information about infrastructure in District 6 including completed work and significant projects, is available at Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at  

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Local Township Road Patching Work

Newtown Township's Public Works Department has been filling potholes throughout the Township.  Two roadways (Saw Mill Road and Earles Lane) had been scheduled for significant patching work the week of May 3rd, utilizing the Township's paving equipment.  However, the work could not be completed due to the wet weather.  Public Works intended to be back out on Saw Mill Road and Earles Lane the week of May 10th to facilitate repairs.

Always be extremely careful when travelling through a work zone.  Pay attention to those guiding you through the work area and follow their instructions to keep both you and those working there safe.  Thank you for your patience and understanding as this work gets accomplished.

Report a Road Concern

Remember that to report a pothole or other concern on any TOWNSHIP road please contact Newtown Township’s Public Works Department  We will address all concerns on Township roads as soon as possible.  For your convenience, use this link to submit your concern through Citizen Request Tracker.

To report a pothole or other concern on any STATE road (West Chester Pike / Rt. 3, Newtown Street Road / Rt. 252, Bishop Hollow Road, Bryn Mawr Avenue, Goshen Road, Media Line Road, St. Davids Road, Newtown Road, Church Road and portions of Gradyville Road) please contact PennDOT at 1-800-FIX-ROAD or by submitting your concern electronically via the PennDOT District 6 Customer Care Center.

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