Phase one of construction is now underway on the bridge that carries Route 222 (Hamilton Street) over Cedar Creek near the Hamilton Family Restaurant in Allentown. Traffic restrictions are now in place with shift patterns; there are currently (2) 11 foot lanes. The bridge should be complete in December.
Access for local businesses located north and south of the bridge on Hamilton Street will be maintained during construction phases. Motorists can access these businesses southbound via a short detour along South 21st Street to Reading Road and Yocco Drive. Motorists can access businesses located north of the bridge by following a short detour along North Saint Elmo Street and West Linden and North 20th Street.