Friday, April 19, 2013
Traffic on Route 22 will be affected as workers set beams Saturday night as part of a $14 million improvement project at the Route 145/MacArthur Road interchange.
Lane restrictions and traffic stoppages that were planned for Friday night at the interchange of US 22 with PA 145/MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County have been moved due to potential inclement weather. The traffic restrictions will now occur this Saturday night (April 20), weather permitting. The restrictions are necessary to allow workers to safely set beams for the new PA 145/MacArthur Road Bridge over US 22. Beginning at 10 p.m. Saturday night, a lane will be restricted on PA 145/MacArthur Road south between Grape Street and Fairmont Avenue and a lane will be restricted on US 22 east and west between Fullerton Avenue and 15th Street. These restrictions are expected to be in place until 6 a.m. Sunday morning. There will …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The victims of last weekend's fiery crash on MacArthur Road have been identified as a mother and son from Whitehall Township
Sharon Gonzalez-Medina, 41, of Whitehall Township, and her 16-year-old son, George Sanchez, were the two people killed Saturday when a pickup truck hit their car, which burst into flames on MacArthur Road near St. John's United Church of Christ-Mickleys. Newsworking.net posted graphic video of the car in flames. Gonzalez-Medina's car was turning right onto MacArthur Road from Eberhart Road when she was hit by a pickup truck traveling north at a high rate of speed about 6 p.m., according to the reports. Gonzalez-Medina and son were pronounced dead shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday. The two crash victims were identified through dental records, according to the Lehigh County coroner's office. Their cause of death was multiple blunt force …
Monday, February 25, 2013
A horrific crash on MacArthur Road just north of the Lehigh Valley's major shopping strip Saturday left two people dead; one has been identified by authorities.
Sharon Gonzalez-Medina, 41, of Whitehall Township, has been identified as one of two people killed Saturday when a pickup truck hit her car, which burst into flames on MacArthur Road near St. John's United Church of Christ-Mickleys. Newsworking.net has posted graphic video of the car in flames. Gonzalez-Medina's car was turning right onto MacArthur Road from Eberhart Road when she was hit by a pickup truck traveling north at a high rate of speed about 6 p.m., according to the reports. Gonzalez-Medina and her passenger were killed. MacArthur Road (Route 145) will be closed from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday so state police can reconstruct the accident. Motorists should expect significant delays and use caution driving through the area.
Monday, May 21, 2012
A very busy Lehigh Valley crossroads will undergo a five-phase makeover
Monday, May 21, 2012
One of the busiest crossroads in the Lehigh Valley will undergo a major reconstruction project starting Monday, May 21. Motorists should use extra caution at the interchange of Route 22 and Route 145/MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. This first of five phases involves the construction of a temporary pedestrian bridge over 22, adjacent to the 145/MacArthur Road overpass. The temporary bridge will accommodate pedestrian traffic during the reconstruction of the interchange. This initial work will require about one week of nighttime lane restrictions on 22 between 15th Street and Fullerton Avenue. Motorists should anticipate weeknight lane restrictions on US 22 east or west between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. next week (May 21 …