Media & Public Relations


COMMISSION NEWS RELEASE
Contact: Tom Fox
Phone:(724)755-5260
Fax:(724)755-5142
E-mail: tfox@paturnpike.com

April 2, 2009

TRAFFIC ADVISORY

LANE RESTRICTIONS SCHEDULED THIS WEEKEND BETWEEN IRWIN, NEW STANTON EXITS

Motorists on the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s east-west mainline will encounter eastbound and westbound single-lane patterns between milepost 69 and 71 eastbound, and westbound from milepost 71 to 69. Weather permitting, single-lane patterns will be in effect for a 48-hour period starting at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 3 until 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 5.

The restriction is needed as part of the total reconstruction project of the mainline between mileposts 67 to 74. The contractor, New Enterprise, will be performing temporary median upgrades for a future traffic-pattern shift.

Motorist should be aware of the potential for delays during the afternoon hours on Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5. Information on traffic conditions in the area can be obtained by calling 866-976-8747, by tuning to 1640 AM on your car radio, or by visiting the Turnpike’s website at www.paturnpike.com.

 

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