Beginning, Monday, May 11, construction will begin on the bridge carrying Route 563 (Mountain View Drive) over Saw Mill Road in Haycock Township, Bucks County. Due to the nature of repairs, Route 563 (Mountain View Drive) will be closed and detoured 24/7 between Harrisburg School Road and Buck Run Drive.
During the closure, which is scheduled through late June, Route 563 (Mountain View Drive) motorists will be directed to use Durham Road. Eastern Road, South Park Road, North Ridge Road and Route 313 (West Dublin Pike). Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone.
Built in 1972, the Route 563 (Mountain View Drive) bridge over Saw Mill Road is 123 feet long and 48 feet wide, which carries an average of 4,480 vehicles a day.
Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through or near the work areas because backups and delays may occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
PennDOT’s contractor will rehabilitate the structures by adding concrete overlay to the bridge deck; performing concrete substructure repair; replacing and resealing the bridge deck joint; installing scour rock protection; and slope wall repair.