Media & Public Relations

Contact: Carl DeFebo
August 5, 2009
One Lane At Tunnel Wednesday
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission advises motorists traveling  on the PA Northeastern Extension (I-476) tomorrow, that the Lehigh Tunnel will be closed to northbound traffic tomorrow, Wednesday, August 5 between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. for maintenance. All traffic will be directed to the southbound tunnel. Motorists should be prepared for slow moving traffic and use extra caution when approaching and entering the southbound tunnel.
The work is weather sensitive and may be delayed or rescheduled. Travel advisories will be posted on the website at or and the Highway Advisory Radio (1640 am) will be activated to provide travel updates.