Travel Advisory

    October 28, 2016

PA Turnpike Closed in Both Directions Between
Delaware River Bridge and Bensalem Interchanges
 Closure due to high-tension, live wires on the roadway on I-276 in Bucks County. 


The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that I-276 will be closed eastbound and westbound between the Delaware River Interchange, Exit #358, and the Bensalem Interchange, #351, Bristol Township, Bucks County, due to live and active wires down on the roadway. Maintenance and emergency crews are at the scene.

Westbound Detour

Take US Route 13 south to State Route 132 west to US Route 1 north. Reenter the PA Turnpike at the Bensalem Interchange, Exit #351.

Eastbound Detour

Take US Route 1 south to State Route 132 East to US Route 13 North. Reenter the PA Turnpike at the Delaware Valley Interchange, Exit #358. 

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

·        Waze  — a crowd-sourced navigation app that provides real-time traffic conditions with input from other drivers; download at



CONTACT: Kathleen Walter
Phone: 610.313.6383