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

July 8, 1999



Philadelphia, PA -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that beginning Monday, July 12 through Thursday, August 12 there will be single lane traffic patterns north and southbound on the Northeastern Extension south of the Lansdale Interchange (Exit #31) between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily. The bridges at mileposts A4.87 and A9.24 are being resurfaced. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING THE CONSTRUCTION AREAS AND REMAIN ALERT TO CHANGING TRAFFIC PATTERNS.

 SmarTraveler provides up-to-the minute traffic and transit reports weekdays from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Construction and special event information is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether by phone or internet, SmarTraveler gives customers up-to-the minute traffic conditions and expected travel times and speeds on 40 major highway segments in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware; updates on SEPTA and New Jersey transit lines; and information on regional special events and construction projects. Phone (215) 567-5678. Dial #211 from any cellular phone (FREE call on Comcast-Metrophone & Sprint PCS), or contact SmarTravler on the internet at http://www.smartraveler.com. 


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