King of Prussia – Merlin Road is scheduled to close next week in East Pickland and Charlestown, Chester County, to replace pipes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said.
Due to the need to replace pipes at two different locations along Merlin Road, the carriageway will be closed and detours according to the following locations and schedule:
On Tuesday, May 17, and Wednesday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the road closure on Merlin Road between Pickland Road and Western Road is scheduled to close. During the closing, motorists will be encouraged to use Pikeland Road / Clover Mill Road, Route 113 (Pike Springs Road) and Coldstream Road; and Thursday, May 19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the road is scheduled to close on Merlin Road between Yellow Springs Road and Pikeland Road. During the closing, motorists will be encouraged to use Yellow Springs Road, Hollow Road and Pikeland Road.
Motorists are advised to set aside extra time when traveling near workplaces, as backups and delays may occur. Local access will be maintained during operation, and the schedule depends on the weather.
Motorists can check conditions on major roads by visiting www.511PA.com or by downloading the 511PA mobile app. The 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delays warnings, weather forecasts, speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.
For a complete list of construction projects affecting the state highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, visit the District 6 newsletter.
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