WEST CHESTER (October 1, 2019) – State Senator Andy Dinniman announced that PennDOT paved more than 55 miles of roadway in Chester County last year and has already paved nearly 35 miles this year.

Coupled with the 40 miles of roadway that were paved in 2017, 130 total miles of roadway have been paved in Chester County over the past three years.

“Keeping our local roads in safe, working order an ongoing job,” Dinniman said. “For Chester County residents and families, these busy streets, roads and intersections are an important part of our daily lives and in commuting to and from home, work, and school. Next year, we’ll aim to repair and repave eve more roadway to help ensure a smoother, safer ride for all.”

Segments of roadway within Dinniman’s 19th Senatorial District that were paved in 2018 are as follows:

  • Gap Newport Pike (Route 41) from the Delaware state line to the U.S. 1 Interchange in Avondale Borough and New Garden and London Grove townships.
  • Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) between the U.S. 1 ramps to Route 10 (Limestone Road) in London Grove, Londonderry and West Fallowfield townships.
  • Route 82 (Doe Run Road) from east of Tapeworm Road to Strasburg Road in West Marlborough and East Fallowfield townships, for paving.
  • Route 472 (Lewisville Road/Hickory Hill Road) between Route 841 (Chesterville Road) and Freese Road in Elk and East Nottingham townships.
  • Route 472 (Hickory Hill Road/Market Street/Lancaster Avenue/Lancaster Pike) between Freese Road and the Lancaster County line in East Nottingham and Lower Oxford townships and Oxford Borough.
  • Valley Forge Road between Route 252 (Valley Forge Road) and the Montgomery County line in Tredyffrin Township.
  • Worthington Road from Newcomen Road to the Uwchlan Township line in West Pikeland Township.
  • Saginaw Road between Route 472 (Hickory Hill Road) and Big Elk Creek in East Nottingham Township.
  • Faggs Manor Road between Route 926 (Street Road) and Route 41 (Gap Newport Pike) in Londonderry Township.
  • Cypress Street/Baltimore Pike/State Street from west of Thompson Road to west of Mill Road in New Garden and Kennett townships.
  • Street Road between the Octoraro Creek Bridge and Homeville Road in Upper Oxford Township.
  • Strasburg Road between Route 372 (Valley Road) and Route 82 (Doe Run Road) in Sadsbury and East Fallowfield townships.
  • Route 29 (Main Street/Manavon Street/Starr Street/Bridge Street) between Pothouse Road and the Montgomery County line in Schuylkill Township and Phoenixville Borough.
  • Route 113 (Uwchlan Avenue) from Business U.S 30 (Lancaster Avenue) to Gordon Drive in Downingtown Borough, Uwchaln and East Caln townships.
  • Route 352 (North Chester Road/Sproul Road) between Route 3 (West Chester Pike) and U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue) in Westtown, East Goshen and East Whiteland townships.
  • Business Route 30 from Uwchlan Avenue (Route 113) in Downingtown to the Commons at Oakland Corporate Center in East Caln.
  • 5th Avenue/Elm Street/Black Horse Road/Black Horse Hill Road between Business U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway) and Caln Road in the City of Coatesville and Valley and Caln townships.

Segments of roadway within Dinniman’s 19th Senatorial District that were paved in 2019 are as follows:

  • Coatesville-Downingtown Bypass from Reeceville Road to Business Route 30.
  • S. 1 (Kennett Oxford Bypass) between the Maryland state line and just south of Hopewell Road/Locust Street in West Nottingham and East Nottingham townships.
  • Valley Road between Whitehorse Road and Valley Park Road in Willistown, Tredyffrin and Schuylkill townships.
  • Street Road between Forge Road and the Upper Oxford Township line in Lower Oxford Township.
  • Valley Road between Whitehorse Road and Valley Park Road in Willistown, Tredyffrin and Schuylkill townships.

PennDOT is still finalizing its paving plans for 2020 as part of its five-year resurfacing plan, but several projects are already slated for completion in Chester County, including:

  • Route 82 (Doe Run Road/First Avenue) between Strasburg Road and Wagontown Road in Valley and East Fallowfield townships, and the City of Coatesville.
  • Baltimore Pike between Barnsley Road and Route 472 (Market Street)/Route 10 (3rd Street) in East Nottingham Township and Oxford Borough.

Earlier this fall, Dinniman announced that since Act 89 of 2013 took effect, PennDOT has made and is making a nearly $165 million investment in Chester County’s transportation infrastructure through improvements and upgrades to roads, streets and bridges.

Act 89 of 2013, Pennsylvania’s Comprehensive Transportation Funding Plan, which increased transit funding and established dedicated multimodal funding for aviation, passenger rail, rail freight, port, and bicycle-pedestrian projects.

In addition, Dinniman said he continues to work with PennDOT to help ensure that our region is prepared for winter weather and that upcoming projects receive the support they need to be completed on or ahead of schedule.