Travel Advisory

    March 22, 2019


PA Turnpike to Close Overnight March 24 between Morgantown and Downingtown Interchanges
Closure needed for bridge beam removal in Chester County.


The Pennsylvania Turnpike advises motorists that I-76 will be closed in both directions on Sunday, March 24 from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. between the Morgantown Interchange, Exit 298, Berks County, and the Downingtown Interchange, Exit 312, Chester County.

The closure is necessary for the protection of motorists and workers so crews can safely remove bridge beams. The bridge, which carries Milford Road over the Turnpike, is at milepost 309.2 in Chester County.

Pennsylvania State Police and Turnpike personnel will be positioned at the impacted areas to assist drivers. Changeable message signs will also provide information on closures and detours. Work schedules are subject to change based on weather conditions. Motorists are encouraged to plan travel accordingly.

Eastbound Detour:

Take State Route 10 South (1 mile), to State Route 23 East (12.5 miles), to State Route 100 South (9 miles).  Re-enter the PA Turnpike at the Downingtown Interchange.

Westbound Detour:

Take State Route 100 North (9 miles), to State Route 23 West (12.5 miles), to State Route 10 North (1 mile).  Re-enter the PA Turnpike at the Morgantown Interchange.  

To report an accident or other emergency on the PA Turnpike, dial *11 via 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



Kathleen Walter
Phone: 610-313-6383