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Contact: Marianne Doyle
Phone: (610) 239-4117
Fax: (610) 292-3778
May 17, 2010
Periodic Delays This Week for Beam Delivery
Motorists traveling southbound on the Northeastern Extension (I-476) should be prepared for slow moving or stopped traffic when approaching the Mahoning Valley (Exit #74) Interchange Monday (5/17), Tuesday (5/18), and Thursday (5/20). Additionally, motorists should anticipate delays when entering the Mahoning Valley Toll Plaza from Route 209 in Carbon County.

On Monday (5/17) and Tuesday (5/18) between 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., and Thursday (5/20) between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Pennsylvania State Police and Turnpike personnel will the assist with the delivery of eight (8) 150' concrete beams to the construction area south of the Interchange (milepost A75.3).

Motorists also may experience minor delays while the State Police escort the concrete beams being transported to the construction area located 0.2 miles south of the Interchange.

Motorists traveling northbound and southbound should stay alert for slow moving or stopped traffic within the project work zone located between the Lehigh Tunnel and Mahoning Valley Interchange from now until the end of June.

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