Route 222 was decommissioned north of Reading, Pennsylvania

Route 222 has been closed north of Reading, Pa.



WEBVTT WORSE OR DOES IT SEEM THAT? RON: TONIGHT, NEWS 8 ON YOUR SIDE CONSUMER INVESTIGATOR BRIAN ROCHE STARTS LOOKING AT THE NUMBERS. BRIAN: BUMPER TO BUMPE IT’S TRAFFIC AND WE ALL HATE IT. WE HAVE TRYED TO IDENTIFY TRAFFIC HAZARDS AND FIND OUT WHAT IS BEING DONE TO FIX THEM. OF COURSE, MOST OF US THINK THAT THE ROADS WE HAVE TO COMMUTER ARE THE WORST. >> PEOPLE NATURALLY FOCUS ON VERY LOCALIZED, SPECIFIC PROBLEMS. HOW HIGH IS THE VOLUME OF TRAFFIC IN FRONT OF MY HOUSE? BRIAN: FOR A PLANNER, TRAFFIC FLOW IS NOT THE TOP PRIORITY WHEN DESIGNING A ROAD. >> THE MOST IMPORTANT ISSUE IS ACTUALLY SAFETY. BRIAN: WHILE WE ALL WANT TO GET TO WORK OR HOME QUICKLY, THE PLANNERS WANT US TO GET THERE SAFELY. >> Many traffic jams are due to an incident occurring on the road. >> INTERSTATE 83 IS NOW CLOSED. BRIAN: WE TALK ABOUT DELAYS A LOT SO SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS ARE UNDERWAY NOW. >> THIS IS A PROJECT THAT WILL RUN FROM APPROXIMATELY 2020 TO 2030. WE PROGRAM SPECIAL PROJECTS IN A FOUR-YEAR STEP BUT WE PLAN 20 YEARS AHEAD. BRIA ACCORDING TO THE PENNDOT INFORMATION WE RECEIVED, TRAFFIC THROUGH THE STATE HAS INCREASED BY LESS THAN 1% SINCE 2010.

Route 222 has been closed north of Reading, Pa.

A section of Route 222 is closed in Berks County this morning. Video above: The Susquehanna Valley’s busiest roads, intersections. An accident has closed northbound Route 222 lanes between Route 61 and US 222/BR Allentown Pike. Area is north of Reading.There is congestion in the area.Traffic ResourcesREAL-TIME DATA: WGAL’s interactive map.ALERTS: Download the WGAL app and get traffic alerts on your phone.REPORT: Busiest roads in the Susquehanna Valley, junctions.RADAR : Check whether the weather affects the roads.

A section of Route 222 is closed in Berks County this morning.

Video above: The busiest roads in the Susquehanna Valley, intersections.

An accident closed the northbound lanes of Route 222 between Route 61 and US 222/BR Allentown Pike. The area is north of Reading.

There is pent-up demand in the region.

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