Travel Advisory

    October 28, 2016


PA Turnpike to Remain Closed in Both Directions Between the
          Delaware River Bridge and Bensalem Interchanges

       Closure expected to remain in effect through rush-hour today. 


The Pennsylvania Turnpike is advising motorists that I-276 will be closed in both directions, at least through rush-hour this evening, between the Delaware River Interchange, Exit #358, and the Bensalem Interchange, #351, Bristol Township, Bucks County, as crews continue to install a new electrical pole and raise the power lines that were knocked down onto the roadway early this morning.

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