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See if your roads got a face lift this year

Getting back into the swing of things after being away to do Christmas with the family. I pulled together a short story today about the state's road resurfacing projects in our region. If you've been alarmed by a loud "thunk" after hitting an unexpected crack in the pavement, or had a tire screwed up by a pothole, you know how important this is. This year, thanks to a landmark transportation spending bill passed in 2013, PennDOT did more resurfacing in our area than it has in any one year since 2009. Here's a comparison of road resurfacing in Philly, Montgomery, Bucks, Delaware and Chester Counties over the past six years.

I don't have the mapping skills to do this in a more easily read format, but I thought it would be interesting for people to see if the state roads used in their commutes were among those that got a face lift this year. Here's the list of all the areas that got resurfaced this year, broken down by county.

  1. Route 32 (River Road) between Bedford Place and Florence Avenue in Lower Makefield Township

  2. Route 113 between Route 611 and Route 313 in Tinicum and Bedminster Townships

  3. Route 132 (Street Road) between Richlieu Rd and I-95 in Bensalem Township

  4. Route 132 (Street Road) between Route 611 and St. David's Place in Warminster, and between Willow Penn Drive and SEPTA RR Bridge in Southampton Township

  5. Route 152 (Main Street/State Road) between Ridge Avenue and SEPTA RR Bridge in

  6. Sellersville Borough and West Rockhill Township

  7. Route 179 (Bridge Street) between Lower York Road and New Jersey state line in Buckingham and Solebury Townships

  8. Route 232 (Second Street Pike) between Bristol Road and Bustleton Pike in Upper Southampton and Northampton Townships

  9. Route 313 (Swamp Road) between Plumstead Township line and Cold Spring Creamery Road; at Chubb Drive, and between Smoke Road and Route 263 in Doylestown and Buckingham Townships, Doylestown Borough

  10. Route 611 (Easton Road) between County Line Road and Route 611 Bypass in Warrington and Doylestown Township

  11. U.S. 202 (Lower York Road) between Sugan Road and Route 32 in New Hope Borough and Solebury Township

  12. U.S. 1 South between Route 413 and I-276, and between Route 132 and Philadelphia County line in Langhorne Manor Borough and Bensalem Township

  13. Brown Avenue between Hulmeville Road and Mechanicsville Road in Bensalem Township

  14. Dolington Road between Main Street and Washington Crossing Road in Yardley Borough, and Lower Makefield and Upper Makefield Townships

  15. Finland Road/Upper Ridge Road between Allentown Road and Montgomery County line in West Rockhill and Milford Townships

  16. Forest Grove Road between Township Line Road and Edison Furlong Road in Buckingham Township

  17. Langhorne Yardley Road between Briggs Road and Stony Hill Road in Middletown and Lower Makefield Townships

  18. Lower State Road between County Line Road and Almshouse Road in Warrington and Doylestown Townships

  19. Mirror Lake Road between Yardley Langhorne Road and Route 332 in Lower Makefield Township

  20. Phillips Mill Road between Route 263 and Route 32 in Solebury Township

  21. Trumbauersville Road between Tollgate Road and West End Boulevard in Trumbauersville and Quakertown Boroughs, and Milford and Richland Townships

  1. Business U.S. 30 (Lincoln Highway) between U.S. 30 and Caln Road in Sadsbury and Valley Townships, City of Coatesville

  2. Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) between Bus. U.S. 30 and Sunrise Boulevard in West Whiteland Township

  3. Route 100 (Pottstown Road) between U.S. 422 and Route 23 in North Coventry Township

  4. Route 896 (Newark Road/New London Road) between Gypsy Hill Road and Shepards Lane in New London, Franklin and London Britain Townships

  5. Charlestown Road between Route 29 and Route 23 in Charlestown and Schuylkill Townships, and Phoenixville Borough

  6. Cold Stream Road between Route 113 and Charlestown Road in East Pikeland and Charlestown Townships

  7. Devon State Road between Valley Forge Road and Forest Hills Road in Tredyffrin Township

  8. Diamond Rock Road between Clothier Spring Road and Yellow Springs Road in Tredyffrin Township

  9. Green Hill Road between Route 352 and Windsor Road, and between Pottstown Pike and Hamilton Drive in East Goshen and West Goshen Townships

  10. Hares Hill Road between Route 23 and Kimberton Road in East Pikeland Township

  11. Pawlings Road between Route 23 and Montgomery County line in Schuylkill Township

  12. Phoenixville Pike between Bridgewater Drive and Karen Lane in West Goshen Township

  13. Waterloo Avenue between U.S. 30 and Sugartown Road in Easttown Township

  1. Route 3 (West Chester Pike) between New Ardmore Avenue and Bishop Hollow Road in Marple and Newtown Townships

  2. Route 261 (Foulk Road) between Delaware state line and U.S 322 in Bethel Township

  3. Route 320 (Chester Road) between Fairview Road and Baltimore Pike in Swarthmore Borough

  4. Route 452 (Pennell Road) between Washington Avenue and Duttons Mill Road in Upper Chichester and Aston Townships

  5. U.S. 13 (Church Lane/Baltimore Ave.) between MacDade Boulevard and Philadelphia County line in Yeadon Borough and Upper Darby Township

  6. Cedar Grove Road between Highland Avenue and Route 320 in Marple Township

  7. Church Lane/Marple Road between Route 3 and Darby Road in Marple and Haverford Townships

  8. Creek Rd between Sweetwater Road and Tanguy Road in Thornbury Township

  9. Darby Creek Road between Lawrence Road and Marple Road in Haverford Township

  10. Delchester Road between Gradyville Road and Chester County line in Edgmont Township

  11. Gradyville Road between Providence Road and Bishop Hollow Road in Edgmont Township

  12. Meetinghouse Road between Route 491 and Route 452 in Upper Chichester Township

  13. Palmers Mill Road between Route 252 and Route 320 in Marple Township

  14. Smith Bridge Road between Delaware state line and Valley Brook Road in Chadds Ford and Concord Townships, and Chester Heights Borough

  15. Webb Road between U.S. 1 and Oakland Road in Chadds Ford Township

  16. Wawa Rd between Valley Brook Road and U.S. 1 in Chester Heights Borough

  1. Route 63 (Welsh Road) between Stump Road and Jarrettown Road in Lower Gwynedd, Montgomery and Horsham Townships

  2. Route 611 (Easton Road/Old York Road) between Cheltenham Ave and County Line Road in Cheltenham, Abington, Upper Moreland and Horsham Townships, and Jenkintown Borough

  3. U.S. 1 (City Avenue) between Delaware County line and Haverford Avenue in Haverford and Lower Merion Townships

  4. U.S. 30 (Lancaster Avenue between County Line Road and Church Road in Lower Merion Township

  5. Allentown Road between Sumneytown Pike and Weikel Road in Upper Gwynedd and Towamencin Townships

  6. Buchert Road between Pleasantview Road and Charlotte Street in Lower Pottsgrove Township and Pottstown

  7. Egypt Rd between Collegeville Road and Ridge Pike in Upper Providence, Lower Providence and West Norriton Townships

  8. Hendricks Road between Route 29 and Perkiomenville Road in Lower Frederick and Upper Salford Townships

  9. Limerick Road between Township Line Road and Route 29 in Perkiomen Township and Schwenksville Borough

  10. Pleasant View Road between Sanatoga Road and Schaffer Road in Lower Pottsgove Township

  11. Salfordville Road between Route 113 and Perkiomenville Road in Lower Salford Township

  12. Willow Grove Avenue between Stenton Avenue and Church Road in Springfield and Cheltenham Townships

  1. I-95 Collector Lanes near Philadelphia International Airport

  2. Ramps at I-95/Philadelphia International Airport Interchange

  3. Ramps at I-95/Island Avenue Interchange

  4. U.S. 1 (City Avenue) between Delaware County line and Haverford Avenue

  5. Route 63 (Woodhaven Road) between U.S. 1 and Bucks County line, and between Philadelphia County line and I-95

  6. Route 63 (Woodhaven Road) ramps at U.S. 1, Thornton Road, Knights Road, U.S. 13 Interchanges

  7. 52nd Street between Whitby Street and Parkside Avenue

  8. Allens Lane between Wissahickon Avenue and Germantown Avenue

  9. Arch Street between Front Street and Broad Street

  10. Columbus Boulevard between Race Street and Spring Garden Street

  11. Crescentville Road between Cheltenham Avenue and Rising Sun Avenue

  12. Frankford Avenue between Rhawn Street and Bucks County line

  13. Grant Avenue between U.S. 1 and State Road

  14. Island Avenue between Bartram Avenue and Elmwood Avenue, and between Bartram Avenue and Penrose Avenue

  15. Kelly Drive between Hunting Park Avenue and Ridge Avenue ramps

  16. Market Street between 15th Street and 23rd Street

  17. Midvale Avenue between Ridge Avenue and Wissahickon Avenue

  18. Penrose Avenue between Industrial Highway and Bartram Bridge

  19. Richmond Street between Ann Street and Bridge Street

  20. Ridge Avenue between 33rd Street and Northwestern Avenue/Montgomery Co. line

  21. Snyder Avenue between Vare Avenue and Columbus Boulevard

  22. South Broad Street between City Hall and Washington Avenue

  23. Walnut Lane between Ridge Avenue and Johnson Circle, and between Johnson Circle and Wissahickon Avenue

  24. Washington Lane between Wayne Avenue and Germantown Avenue

  25. Wissahickon Avenue between Hunting Park Avenue and Allens Lane