April 02, 2018
The scheduled closing for the New Holland Road bridge, which spans Angelica Creek in Cumru Township, Berks County, has been postponed until Tuesday, April 3. It was previously scheduled to close on Monday, April 2, as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Berks County’s structurally deficient bridge list.
The bridge will be closed for construction and drivers will be directed around the bridge closure on a detour along Philadelphia Avenue, Lancaster Pike and
Alleghenyville Road. Construction is anticipated to be complete in mid-June.
In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may still change.
This bridge is referred to as JV-168 and is one out of the 558 bridges being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. JV references the joint-venture partnership between Walsh/Granite, which is leading construction for the entire project.