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Stages and Schedule

The project is scheduled for completion by November 2011 and includes three stages.

Construction will entail lane shifts on all of the reconstructed roadways and a temporary roadway alignment that will impact Route 73 traffic.

As of November 2011, the project is substantially complete with only corrective action items remaining. Construction of the Centre Boulevard and Route 73 intersection improvements will begin in March 2012 and are scheduled for completion in July 2012.

The files below are in Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free from the state Adobe Access page, to view the files.

Stage One - April 2009 to April 2010 (completed)
Stage One construction will entail the following traffic pattern changes:
  • occasional shoulder closures will take place on Route 70 and Route 73; and
  • lane shifts will be implemented on Old Marton Pike and West Main Street.
Stage One construction will include:
  • demolishing the former Bob's Seafood site;
  • constructing drainage basins;
  • constructing ramps from Route 70 westbound to West Main Street (Ramp B-Spur), from Route 73 northbound to Route 70 westbound (Ramp D), from Route 73 southbound to Old Marlton Pike (Ramp K), from Route 73 southbound to Route 70 eastbound (jug handle C), and from Route 70 eastbound to West Main Street (Ramp B);
  • creating jug handles from Route 73 southbound to Route 70 westbound (jug handle C) and Route 70 eastbound (jug handle E);
  • building the Centre Boulevard Extension;
  • reconstructing the parking lots in the ShopRite/Kohl's shopping center, Marlton Crossings shopping center, and Marlton Greene shopping center;
  • installing a traffic signal on Route 70 at the ShopRite/Kohl's shopping center;
  • building three temporary traffic signals along Route 70 at Route 73 northbound (Ramp D), Route 73 southbound (Ramp K), and Maple Avenue;
  • installing a traffic signal at the intersection of Old Marlton Pike and Centre Boulevard; and
  • installing a temporary traffic signal at the intersection of West Main Street and Route 73 northbound.
  • reconstruction of Old Marlton Pike and West Main Street will require traffic shifts and the construction of temporary pavement.
stage 1a graphic
Stage 1a
(pdf 2.9m)
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Stage 1b
(pdf 3m)
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Stage 1c
(pdf 2.9m)
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Stage 1d
(pdf 3.2m)
 
Stage Two - May 2010 to March 2011 (completed)
Stage Two construction will entail the following traffic pattern changes:
  • traffic on Route 73 will use the newly constructed ramp at Route 73 southbound (Ramp K);
  • traffic will use the newly constructed ramp from Route 73 northbound (Ramp D) to West Main Street and Route 70;
  • motorists will use the new ramp from Route 70 westbound to West Main Street (Ramp B-Spur);
  • Route 70 traffic will shift in order to create work zones along Route 70.
Stage Two construction will include:
  • widening Route 70 westbound and Route 73 northbound;
  • constructing a ramp from Route 70 westbound to Route 73 northbound (Ramp A);
  • building the remainder of the ramp from Route 70 eastbound to Route 73 northbound (Ramp B);
  • constructing portions of Route 73 southbound;
  • constructing the Route 73 bridge over Route 70 and associated retaining walls;
  • installing the traffic signal at the intersection of West Main Street and Route 70 westbound; and
  • reconstructing grass medians on Route 70.
stage 2a graphic
Stage 2a
(pdf 3.2m)
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Stage 2b
(pdf 3.2m)
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Stage 2c
(pdf 3.2m)
 
Stage Three - April 2011 to November 2011 (completed)
Stage Three construction will entail the following traffic pattern changes:
  • northbound Route 73 traffic will use the newly constructed Route 73;
  • traffic will use the newly constructed ramp from Route 70 eastbound to Route 73 northbound (Ramp B); and
  • traffic will use the newly constructed ramp from Route 70 westbound to Route 73 northbound (Ramp A).
Stage Three construction will include:
  • completing work on the Centre Boulevard Extension;
  • completing work on Route 73 southbound;
  • completing improvements to Route 70;
  • finishing median improvements;
  • building intersection islands;
  • resurfacing the entire project area;
  • installing signs;
  • landscaping;
  • activating traffic signals; and
  • removing temporary traffic signals.
stage 3a graphic
Stage 3a
(pdf 3.2m)
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Stage 3b
(pdf 3.2m)
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Stage 3c
(pdf 3.3m)
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Stage 3d
(pdf 3.3m)

 

 
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