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Construction Update: Winter 2024

Work Continues on Three Bridges This Winter Construction continues this winter on three new replacement bridges that are part of the roadway improvements under the $111 million project to widen and improve U.S. 1 in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County. New structures over the Neshaminy Creek, the Penndel/Business U.S. 1 Interchange and adjacent rail …

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Construction Update: Fall 2023

Bridge Construction Continues at Three Locations Along U.S. 1 Construction progresses this fall on three new bridges being replaced under the $111 million project to widen and improve U.S. 1 in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County. New structures over the Neshaminy Creek, the Penndel/Business U.S. 1 Interchange and adjacent rail lines, and Rockhill Drive …

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Construction Update: Summer 2023

Bridge Construction This Summer at Three Locations Along U.S. 1 As four lanes of U.S. 1 traffic weave through the work zone from the Turnpike Interchange to north of the Penndel Exit (see below), PennDOT’s contractor continues making progress on three new bridges and other improvements being completed under the $111 million project to widen …

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Michael B. Carroll Confirmed as Secretary of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the Pennsylvania State Senate has confirmed Michael B. Carroll as the next Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Secretary. Under the direction of Governor Shapiro, Carroll has prioritized efficiency and customer service at PennDOT and is focused on directly improving the lives of Pennsylvanians through streamlined, helpful services. Carroll has advocated …

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Construction Update: Spring 2023

Work this spring will focus on the construction of three new bridges on U.S. 1 along with the continued widening of the highway to construct an additional travel lane in each direction. With all lanes of traffic now on the rebuilt northbound portion of the U.S. 1 bridge over the Penndel/Business 1 Interchange and adjacent …

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Construction Update: Winter 2022-23

Construction This Winter on Two New U.S. 1 Bridges North of the Turnpike; U.S. 1 Improvements Completed South of the Turnpike With U.S. 1 improvements between Old Lincoln Highway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County (Section RC1) completed in December 2022 (see below), construction this winter will focus on the construction of two new bridges …

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Wolf Administration Recaps Robust 2022 Construction Season Across Southeast Pennsylvania

PENNDOT MARKS COMPLETION OF FIRST OF THREE U.S. 1 RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN BUCKS COUNTY December 7, 2022 – PennDOT District 6 Executive Lou Belmonte was joined by local and elected officials in Bensalem Township, Bucks County today to celebrate the completion of the U.S. 1 Section RC1 improvement project and to highlight the departments’ 2022 construction season that …

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Construction Update: Fall 2022

Section RC1 Substantially Completed. Three New Bridges Under Construction North of the PA Turnpike The project to improve U.S. 1 in Bucks County reaches significant milestones this fall with the substantial completion of Section RC1 and completion of two new bridges north of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Section RC1, the first of three construction projects for …

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PennDOT Phases in Newly-Designed Driver’s Licenses, ID Cards

  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that, as part of ongoing security enhancements, PennDOT is updating the design and enhancing the security features of its driver’s license and identification card products. “The update is an important component of PennDOT’s ongoing work to enhance and protect the integrity of the driver’s license and …

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Rockhill Drive Ramp to U.S. 1 South Closed for Two Years for Bridge Construction in Bensalem Township

The ramp from Rockhill Drive at the Neshaminy Interchange to southbound U.S. 1 will close beginning Tuesday morning, September 13, for approximately two years for bridge construction in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. During the closure, motorists will be directed to use northbound U.S. 1, exit at Penndel/Business …

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