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Contact: Tom Fox
Phone: 724.755.5260

July 7, 2011
Transportation Officials to Celebrate Opening of Mon/Fayette Expressway

I-68 to Turnpike 43 Opens to Traffic on July 11
NEW STANTON, PA (07/07/2011)(readMedia)-- At 10:30 am, West Virginia officials will hold a ceremony to open their 4-mile section of the Mon/Fayette Expressway, I-68 to Turnpike 43 Project. The WV ceremony will be held on the new expressway at the intersection with I-68 near Cheat Lake, WV.

Immediately following the WV ceremony, the PA Turnpike Commission will cut a ribbon just north, at the PA/WV line, to open the 1.6 mile section in Pennsylvania.


Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the West Virginia Department of Highways

Opening of the Mon/Fayette Expressway, I-68 to Turnpike 43 Project

Monday July 11, 2011 at 10:30AM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Turnpike 43 South in WV (see notes)


Take US Rt. 119 south to Turnpike 43 south and look for Pennsylvania State Police, who will be directing traffic to the event.   

For additional information or directions, contact Tom Fox at the PA Turnpike Commission at 724.755.5260 or Randy Damron at WVDOH at 304.558.9230.