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July 12, 2011
Daytime Express E-ZPass Lane Closure Scheduled on Turnpike 43

Northbound Express E-ZPass Lanes at M52
HARRISBURG, PA (07/12/2011)(readMedia)-- The Pennsylvania Turnpike advises Turnpike 43 motorists that the northbound Express E-ZPass Lanes at the M52 Mainline Toll Plaza in Allegheny County between Exit 48 (Finleyville) and Exit 54 (PA Rt. 51/Jefferson Hills) will be closed on July 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The closure is needed for maintenance work to the electronic toll equipment.

Message Boards will be in place to alert motorists of the closure, and direct vehicles to the right of the express lanes, where lanes will be designated as E-ZPass or cash only. Motorist should be aware that the designated E-ZPass lanes have a speed limit of 5 mph.

Information on traffic conditions in this area can be obtained via the Turnpike Roadway Information Program (TRIP) by visiting or calling 866-976-TRIP (866-976-8747). Customers can also receive customized text messages or email alerts by becoming a Preferred Traveler. Visit to enroll.