Kathy Liebler

Manager, Public Affairs & Media Relations

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Kay Jenkins Rew, (610) 279-1645

May 11, 2001


Single-Lane Patterns Between the Willow Grove and Philadelphia Interchanges

Philadelphia, PA -- The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that beginning Monday, May 14 through the end of November, there will be single lane patterns between milepost 340 (two miles west of the Willow Grove Interchange Exit #27/342) and the Philadelphia Interchange (Exit #28/351), both eastbound and westbound from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Sunday. Construction crews are painting nine bridges that cross over the Turnpike. All lanes will be open on holidays. MOTORISTS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT AND DRIVE WITH EXTRA CAUTION WHEN IN A CONSTRUCTION ZONE.


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 CellularOne and Sprint PCS), or contact SmarTraveler on the internet at http://www.SmarTraveler.com.


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