Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 will be reduced to a single lane between the Neshaminy and Route 413 interchanges in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County, on Thursday, April 22 from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning, for construction activities, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
Crews are clearing the shoulder areas in advance of starting excavation to widen and reconstruct an additional 1.5 miles of U.S. 1 north of the Neshaminy exit, upgrade two interchanges, and replace U.S. 1 bridges over the Neshaminy Creek and over rail lines near the Penndel exit.
In addition, lane restrictions will be in place periodically on Monday, April 19, through Friday, April 23, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM the following morning for road construction on U.S. 1 between Rockhill Drive and Old Lincoln Highway and on eastbound or westbound Street Road (Route 132) between Old Lincoln Highway and Kingston Way in Bensalem Township.
PennDOT is reconstructing, widening and improving almost three miles of U.S. 1 in Bensalem and Middletown townships under two contracts, RC1 and RC2.
JD Eckman, Inc., of Atglen, PA, is the general contractor on the $110.8 million Section RC2 project that is scheduled be completed in mid-2026. Alan Myers Construction, of Worcester, PA, is the general contractor on the $95 million Section RC1 project that is expected to be completed in late 2021.
Sections RC1 and RC2 are two of the 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. For more information, visit www.us1bucks.com.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 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, visitwww.penndot.gov/District6TrafficBulletin.
Information about infrastructure in District 6 including completed work and significant projects, is available at www.penndot.gov/D6Results. Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at www.projects.penndot.gov.
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Mayor DiGirolamo today announced that as part of the Township’s ongoing response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, both the Individual Filing Deadline for 2020 Earned Income Tax Returns and the Filing Deadline for 2020 Business Privilege Tax Returns have both been extended to May 17, 2021, so as to coincide with the extended Filing Deadlines for Federal and Pennsylvania 2020 Income Taxes.
For more information or greater details regarding the Earned Income Tax, please contact the EIT Tax Collector, Keystone Collections, at www.keystonecollects.com. For more information or greater details regarding the Business Privilege Tax, please contact the Business Privilege Tax Collector, eCollect+, at www.ecollectplus.com.
The Bensalem Township Municipal Building will reopen to the public commencing, Monday, May 3, 2021. Basic Covid safety procedures such as social distancing and wearing a face mask are required while in the Township Building.
View agenda for Bensalem Township PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING to be held on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers of the Bensalem Township Municipal Building at 2400 Byberry Road. CLICK HERE
PROCEDURE POLICY AND VISITOR HEALTH QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PLANNING COMMISSION AND ZONING HEARING BOARD MEETINGS
View Procedure Policy for Applicants, Expert Witness, and Township Residents attending the Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board Meetings and Appointments HERE
All attendees will also need to download and fill out the Visitor Health Questionnaire HERE prior to attending.
All Applicants, Expert Witness, and Township Residents attending the Planning Commission or Zoning Hearing Board must conform to the guidelines.
Bensalem Township Mayor Joseph DiGirolamo announces the return of the annual Memorial Day Parade to be held on Monday, May 31st at 10am along Route 13 / Bristol Pike in Bensalem Township.
The Bensalem Township Council meeting scheduled for Monday, April 12th, 2021 has been cancelled.
Any business that was scheduled for that meeting will be heard at the next scheduled meeting on Monday, April 26th, 2021 at 7:00 P.M. in the Bensalem Township Municipal Building, 2400 Byberry Road, Bensalem, PA using the Zoom platform.
Joseph Pilieri, Council President
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