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

February 12, 1999
Attention radio stations:
Broadcast actualities relative to
this advisory can be obtained by
calling TIBS, the Turnpike's Information
Broadcast Service at 1-800-563-5425.


Philadelphia, PA -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that beginning Tuesday, February 16 at 9 a.m., through Friday, February 19 at 3 p.m., there will be a single lane pattern westbound on the Delaware River Bridge (Exit #30, connecting the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Turnpikes) due to roadway repairs on the deck of the bridge. MOTORISTS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT AND WATCH FOR CHANGING TRAFFIC PATTERNS.


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