Major Resurfacing Project Set To Begin On Schuylkill Expressway

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A major highway connecting the suburbs to the city is about to get very busy with construction crews.

The Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) will undergo a major asphalt resurfacing that will impact the commute of tens of thousands of drivers every day.

“[The construction] will pretty much be going on every day starting Sunday, June 26 at 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. through the end of October,” said Brad Rudolph with PennDOT. “The milling and paving is part of the resurfacing.”

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Roving crews will also be repairing expansion joints and overhead signs.

The work will also be taking place on weekends.

PennDOT is warning motorists to plan accordingly.

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