322 Conchester Highway

Conchester Highway

Project Information

Section 102*

Construction Start: Est. 2019
Construction Completion: TBD
Cost: Est. $180.8 million
General Contractor: TBD

* Section 102 remains in Design. Details of improvements shown at this time are subject to change.

Roadway Improvements

Construct two eastbound and two westbound lanes, separated by a curbed grass median, on U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) from Clayton Park to just east of Cherry Tree Road/Bethel Avenue. Reconstruct the existing four lane, barrier-separated section of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) from east of Cherry Tree Road/Bethel Avenue to just east of Route 452 (Market Street). Construct a Bethel Township Commercial Road along the south side of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) between Route 261 (Foulk Road) and Creek Parkway.

Intersection/Interchange Improvements

(Click individual intersection for more details.)

Garnet Mine Road

  • Realign Garnet Mine Road near U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway)
  • (This intersection will be closed under a PennDOT Safety Project that will be completed before the start of Section 102 improvements.)

Foulk Road (Route 261) Interchange

  • Reconfigure and reconstruct the U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) Interchange
  • Install new traffic signals

Colonial Drive

  • Eliminate left turns

Creek Parkway/Bethel Township Commercial Road

  • Upgrade traffic signals
  • Reconstruct the intersection to provide four through lanes and turn lanes on U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway)

Sommers Lane

  • Eliminate left turn lanes

Chelsea Parkway/Bethel Avenue

  • Upgrade traffic signals 
  • Reconstruct the intersection to provide four through lanes and turn lanes on U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway)  
  • Reconstruct Bethel Avenue from Chichester Avenue to the U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway)/Chelsea Parkway intersection
  • Construct a Bethel Avenue cul-de-sac on north side of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway)

Cherry Tree Road/Bethel Avenue

  • Reconfigure and reconstruct the intersection with U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway)
  • Install new traffic signals
  • Install left turn lanes at the intersection
  • Construct a Bethel Road connector road

Route 452 (Market Street) Interchange

  • Reconfigure and reconstruct the U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) Interchange
  • Add two new traffic signals
  • Reconstruct Bethel Avenue from Dutton Street to Route 452 (Market Street)

Existing two lane section

Existing four-lane section, barrier separated, no shoulders

New four-lane section with curbed grass median

New four-lane section, barrier separated with shoulders

New four lane section with left turn lane