Kathy Liebler

Manager, Public Affairs & Media Relations


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Contact:  

Kay Jenkins Rew, (610) 279-1645 

February 27, 2002

 

TRAVEL ADVISORY:
Construction Continues on the PA Turnpike's 
Delaware River Bridge Project
 

Philadelphia, PA The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that between Monday, March 4 and Friday, July 26, expect varying single lane patterns on the Delaware River Bridge, eastbound and westbound, as crews begin the third and final phase of construction on this project. Single lane patterns may be in affect from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily but crews are authorized to work behind barrier 24-hours a day, seven days a week, when needed. All lanes will be open on holidays.

TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF TRAVELERS AND TURNPIKE WORKERS, MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO DRIVE WITH EXTRA CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING AND ENTERING CONSTRUCTION ZONES.

 

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