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The widening and reconstruction of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) will be completed under four separate construction contracts: Section 101 (Completed December 2020), Section 102Section 103, and Section CSX.

An advanced contract, Section MIT (completed fall 2018), developed wetland mitigation sites for the project and prepared a location for future construction of a PennDOT maintenance yard.

Sections 103 and CSX are anticipated to begin in 2024.

Section 101 (Spring 2017 - December 2020 - COMPLETED)


Section 101 constructed two eastbound and westbound lanes, separated by a curbed grass median, on U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) between U.S. 1 (Baltimore Pike) and Clayton Park Drive.

This section also included intersection improvements at:

View of the Section 101 area as the project was nearing completion

Section 102 (2025 - TBD - IN FINAL DESIGN)


Section 102 will construct two eastbound and westbound lanes, separated by a curbed grass median, on U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) from Clayton Park Drive to just east of Chelsea Parkway/Bethel Avenue.

A Bethel Township Commercial Road also will be constructed along the south side of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) between Route 261 (Foulk Road) and Creek Parkway.

Section 102 also will include intersection improvements at:

Typical four lanes with curbed grass median

Section 103 (2024 - TBD - IN FINAL DESIGN)


Section 103 will reconstruct the existing four-lane, barrier-separated section of U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) from Cherry Tree Road/Bethel Avenue to just east of Route 452 (Market Street).

This section also will include intersection improvements at Cherry Tree/Bethel Avenue and the Route 452 (Market Street) Interchange.

Typical four lanes with curbed grass median

Section CSX (2024 - 2027 - IN FINAL DESIGN)


Section CSX will replace the bridge over the CSX railroad and Bethel Road as well as improvements to the adjacent Bethel Road Interchange.