Work begins today to replace 1,365 curb ramps for the disabled in Delaware County.
The $4.8 million project is funded with federal stimulus dollars under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
PennDOT says that beginning today, crews will be working on Route 291 (2nd St.) in the City of Chester with intermittent lane restrictions from Booth to Wilson streets from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Other state highways scheduled to have ramps replaced include:
· Route 13 from Booth Street to Baltimore Avenue in City of Chester and Yeadon borough;
· Kerlin Street/Upland Avenue from Concord Avenue to Hill Street, City of Chester and Upland Borough;
· Flower Street/Edwards Street from Mary Street to 11th Street, City of Chester;
· Engle Street from 10th Street to Tolston/13th Street, City of Chester and Chester Township;
· Upland Road/Main Street from Mt. Vernon Avenue to 6th Street, Brookhaven, Parkside and Upland boroughs;
· Concord Avenue from Butler Street/10th Street to Central Avenue, City of Chester;
· Route 352 from 10th Street to Cambridge/Coeburn roads, City of Chester, Parkside and Brookhaven boroughs;
· Route 291 from Route 13 to Fifth Avenue, Trainer Borough, City of Chester, Eddystone Borough, Ridley and Tinicum townships;
· Wanamaker Avenue/2nd Street from 4th Street to Poulsen Avenue, Tinicum Township;
· Fourth Avenue from Iroquois Street to Powhatan Avenue, Tinicum Township;
· Route 320 from 5th Street to Thomson Avenue, City of Chester, Nether Providence Township, Ridley Township, Swarthmore Borough, Springfield Township;
· Springfield Road from Florence Road to Eagle Road in Collingdale Borough, Darby Borough, Upper Darby Township, Aldan Borough, Clifton Heights Borough, Springfield Township, Marple Township.