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      

December 2, 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 on Thursday, December 3 (one day only), between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. there will be intermittent stoppages and single lane patterns both east and westbound, approximately one mile east of the Valley Forge Interchange (Exit #24) due to the erection of a prefabricated structure at the Allendale Road Bridge. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO BE AWARE OF CHANGING TRAFFIC PATTERNS AND STOPPAGES.

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