Road Work Could Create Delays on Township Roads

Route 33 sinkhole gets some attention from highway crews, but that could make for tricky travel in Bethlehem Township.


If your travel takes you to Route 33 in Bethlehem Township, be ready for some delays this week as highway repairs and maintenance could wreak havoc with your commute, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

Today, construction crews are expected to make repairs to the on-ramp from William Penn Highway to northbound Route 33. Expect lane restrictions and delays because of this construction work, which was made necessary by a in that area in December.

Connecting to Route 33 from eastbound Route 22 could also be tricky today and Tuesday because of brush cutting and litter pick-up planned there. Expect lane closures and delays in that area.

The sinkhole repairs shift to the entrance to southbound Route 33 from William Penn Highway on Tuesday, with more lane closures and delays possible.

Similarly, the litter clean-up and brush cutting shifts to the westbound lanes of Route 22 at the Route 33 interchange on Wednesday and Thursday. Again, watch out for maintenance crews, lane closures and delays.

Shoulder widening is planned today through Wednesday along Hope Road in Bethlehem Township between the Lehigh River and Freemansburg Avenue today through Wednesday. Expect to see flagmen, lane closures and possibly delays if you drive through that area.

Finally, drainage work is planned along Freemansburg Avenue between Willow Park Road and Wagner Drive, starting on Wednesday. Lane closures and delays are likely.


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