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

March 4, 2000



TRAVEL ADVISORY
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SINGLE LANE PATTERNS BETWEEN 
WILLOW GROVE AND FORT WASHINGTON

Philadelphia, PA The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that beginning Monday, March 6 through Friday, March 19, there will be lane reductions WESTBOUND ONLY between the Fort Washington (Exit #26) and the Willow Grove (Exit #27) Interchanges. Each evening during construction, traffic will be restricted to two lanes within the construction area starting at 8 p.m., and to one lane starting at 10 p.m. while crews work on the shoulder area, and set temporary barrier on the roadway to protect workers. 

MOTORISTS ARE ASKED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING AND TRAVELING THROUGH THE CONSTRUCTION ONE. AVAILABLE TRAFFIC LANE(S) WILL BE NARROW.

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