Traffic Alert- Route 663
PennDot announced that Route 663 (John Fries Highway) motorists may encounter a weekday periodic traffic stop at the Allentown Road Intersection in Milford Township, Bucks County beginning on Monday, September 20, from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM for slope repair under a project to restore the roadway to a safe condition, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
Motorists may encounter a periodic traffic stop until Friday, October 15.Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because backups and delays may occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
Due to a flood in 2018, Route 663 (John Fries Highway) experienced shoulder and guiderail erosion, just north of Allentown Road and west of the Unami Creek bridge. Under this project, PennDOT’s contractor will remove the temporary barrier that was installed to stabilize the washed-out embankment and reconstruct the existing shoulder subgrade and slope. Guiderail will also be re-installed along Route 663.Blooming Glen Contractors, Inc. of Perkasie, Bucks County, is the general contractor on the $213,692 project, which is financed with 80 percent federal funds and 20 percent state funds.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.