Travel Advisory

CONTACT: Kathleen Walter
Phone: 610.313.6383
March 28, 2016

Express E-ZPass Lane Closures Scheduled for March 29 at Mid-County
Closure needed for routine maintenance of electronic toll equipment.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike advises motorists traveling southbound on the Northeastern Extension, Interstate 476, and northbound on the Blue Route, Interstate 476, to be prepared for slow-moving or stopped traffic approaching the Mid-County Interchange, Exit 20, in Montgomery County on Tuesday, March 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The closure is needed for crews to perform routine maintenance on electronic toll equipment.

Customers exiting the Northeastern Extension at the ramp to enter I-276 westbound may also experience delays.  Multiple conventional E-ZPass and cash lanes will remain open at all times for traffic exiting the Turnpike system to continue southbound on the Blue Route to I-76 and I-95.

Work schedules are subject to change based on weather conditions.

To report an accident or other emergencies on the PA Turnpike, dial *11 on your mobile phone. To learn more about PA Turnpike conditions or to contact us, use one of these resources:


  • Variable & Digital Message Signs — nearly 100 signs along the Turnpike

  • Highway Advisory Radio — 1640 AM (tune-in near interchanges)


  • Turnpike Roadway Information Program (toll-free) — 866-976-TRIP (8747)

  • Customer Assistance Center (toll-free) — 800-331-3414 (weekdays, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)


  • TRIPTalk — free, travel-alert smartphone app; download at

  • Travel Conditions Map — live, interactive conditions map; view at