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


Kay Jenkins Rew, (610) 279-1645

March 29, 2001


Ramp Modification at the Fort Washington Interchange

Philadelphia, PA The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that now through the end of August to early September, construction crews are modifying eastbound and westbound ramps and adding a stacking lane to the eastbound deceleration off-ramp at milepost 338, located at the Fort Washington Interchange (Exit #26). Motorists should be aware of changing traffic patterns. Construction times will vary so PLEASE USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING THE CONSTRUCTION AREA.


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