Current Project Overview and Schedule
Southern Section Mainline Reconstruction and Widening – Walsh Construction was awarded the construction contract for the six-mile southern section of the Northeastern Extension from the Mid-County Interchange (Milepost A20) to Berks Road (Milepost A26). Construction on this section of the mainline Turnpike roadway and its seven mainline bridges began in January 2011 and will continue through fall 2014.
The PTC is undertaking compensatory wetland mitigation projects at the Norristown Farm Park. One of two projects has been completed, with the last to finish in summer 2013. Click here for more information.
The Sumneytown Pike (SR 63) bridge is currently under construction and is expected to remain open for the duration of the project. Construction is anticipated to be complete in late 2013. For more information, click here.
Northern Section Mainline Reconstruction and Widening – This section of the Northeastern Extension Total Reconstruction and Widening Project from Berks Road (Milepost A26) to the Lansdale Interchange (Milepost A31) is in final design and is projected to go to construction in 2014. The projected timeframe for the start of construction for each bridge is listed below:
Bustard Road Bridge - 2014, in conjunction with the northern section mainline reconstruction.
Lansdale Interchange Ramp - 2014, in conjunction with the northern section mainline reconstruction.