Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

SR 61 Widening/Safety Improvements

Schuylkill Haven, PA

This 1.28 mile project addresses a dangerous section of the congested SR 61 corridor. The project involved widening the existing roadway from two lanes to four from the University Drive intersection to the SR 183 jug handle intersection in the Borough of Schuylkill Haven. The project also included drainage improvements, pedestrian access improvements, sidewalk improvements, and upgrades to the existing signals. Benesch was able to accommodate the existing residential and commercial properties along this corridor by integrating “Smart Transportation” techniques into the projects design.

Project highlights

  • Corridor widening and safety improvements
  • Smart Transportation
  • ADA and Pedestrian Improvements
  • Intersection improvements