WALNUT STREET BRIDGE, Perkasie Borough
Bucks County closed the Walnut Street Bridge September 2017 for replacement. The project is expected to be completed by November 2018.
The original bridge was built in 1907 and reconstructed in 1970. The reinforced concrete arch bridge has three spans and is 209 feet long. The new bridge will be similar but slightly wider, there will be sidewalks on both sides of the bridge and intersection improvements will also be done. The bridge work will take two construction seasons so the bridge will be closed until the job is completed in the summer or fall of 2018. The bridge crosses the East Branch of the Perkiomen Creek which is rated a high-quality waterway so there are restrictions that do not allow work to be done during the spring season. Detours will be in place and residents will be able to access all businesses in the area.
NORTH MAIN STREET BRIDGE, Sellersville Borough
January 8, 2018 was the first day of construction of the Main Street bridge over the Perkiomen Creek. Vehicles will be allowed to travel in both directions throughout the length of the project, but lane restrictions may be in place during certain operations. This construction project is expected to last until April of 2019. Please be patient and use caution in the area of the 5 point intersection.
PennDOT is scheduled to close the North Main Street Bridge between Sellersville Fire Department and National Penn Bank in August 2017 for replacement. The work will continue through the fall of 2018. The roadway will be open to two lanes of traffic during the entire construction process and a temporary pedestrian walkway over the creek will allow foot traffic to continue. The Main Street Bridge which spans the SEPTA tracks near St. Michael's Lutheran Church is scheduled for rehabilitation in 2018.
MAIN STREET BRIDGE OVER SEPTA BRIDGE, SELLERSVILLE BOROUGH
PennDOT is anticipated to begin replacement of the Main Street Bridge over the SEPTA Bridge in the Spring/Summer of 2018. The bridge will be closed to traffic during construction. Detour route is Route 152 to 309 bypass to Route 563 (Ridge Road).