322 Conchester Highway

Conchester Highway

Project Information

Section 102*

Construction Start: Est. Late 2020
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.

Latest Section 102 Open House Displays

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