Chestnut Street Bridges

Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be able to access businesses and residences during construction?

Access to residences and businesses within the project areas will be provided at all times during construction.

Will there be nighttime construction on this project?

PennDOT's contractor on this project is free to work at any time, though lane restrictions for construction operations that require access to Interstate 76 will be restricted during peak travel times and holiday weekends.

How do I report potholes or other maintenance-related problems during construction?

If you encounter potholes and other maintenance concerns at any time on Pennsylvania's roadways, simply call PennDOT's toll-free Roadway Maintenance Hotline, 800-FIX-ROAD, to report the problem and its location. We'll take it from there.

How do I report problems or issues of concern during construction?

Use the form on the Contact Us page at any time with your questions or concerns about the construction operation.  We will respond usually that same day or shortly thereafter.

Will pedestrians be able to use the bridge over the Schuylkill River during construction?

Pedestrian access will be maintained on Chestnut Street and on Schuylkill Avenue throughout the project except when Chestnut Street is closed from mid-2019 to late 2020.