Kathy Liebler

Manager, Public Affairs & Media Relations

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Kay Jenkins Rew, 610-279-1645

April 2, 2002

Single Lane Patterns at the Fort Washington Interchange

Philadelphia, PA – The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that there will be single lane patterns eastbound and westbound on the mainline Turnpike in the vicinity of the Fort Washington Interchange (Exit #26/338) Tuesday, April 2 through Friday, April 5, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. as PENNDOT continues work on their Route 309 project. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN APPROACHING AND ENTERING THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE AND BE AWARE OF CHANGING TRAFFIC PATTERNS AS CREWS SET TEMPORARY BARRIER.

Additional information and updates on PENNDOT’s Route 309 project can be found at www.309online.com.


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