Kathy Liebler
                        Director of Public Information

C   O   M   M   I   S   S   I   O   N                N   E   W   S             R   E   L   E   A   S   E   


Contact:  Kay Jenkins Rew,  (610) 279-1645

November 17, 1998 

Attention radio stations:
Voice actualities related to this advisory
are available. Please call TIBS, the Turnpike's
Information Broadcast Service at 1-800-563-5425.



Philadelphia, PA -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that Wednesday, November 18 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., officials will intermittently pace traffic at a slow rate of speed (east and westbound lanes) approximately one mile east of the Valley Forge Interchange (Exit #24) and six miles west of the Norristown Interchange (Exit #25) due to utility line relocation on the Allendale Road Bridge. MOTORISTS ARE URGE TO USE CAUTION AND BE AWARE OF SLOWING TRAFFIC IN THE AREA!

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