June 03, 2021 Travel Advisory

Ramps connecting PA Turnpike 43 and I-70 in Washington County to close June 7

Ramps connecting PA Turnpike 43 and I-70 in Washington County to close June 7

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is advising motorists that different ramps connecting PA Turnpike 43 (Mon/Fayette Expressway) and I-70 in Fallowfield Township, Washington County will be closed from June 7 to June 25.

Motorists traveling eastbound on I-70 wanting to enter PA Turnpike 43 heading north will need to continue on I-70 another 2.5 miles to Exit 40 (Charleroi/Allenport) and follow the detour signs back to I-70 westbound to take Exit 37B to reach PA Turnpike 43 northbound. 

Motorists traveling northbound on PA Turnpike 43 wanting to enter I-70 eastbound will need to travel to Exit 36B to enter I-70 westbound and follow the detour signs through the cloverleaf loop ramps back to I-70 eastbound.

Crews will have the ramps open to traffic on the weekends. The ramps will open at 10 a.m. on Fridays and close again at 8 p.m. on Sundays.

To report an accident or other emergency on the PA Turnpike, dial *11 via mobile phone. To learn more about PA Turnpike conditions, use one of these resources:



  • 511PA Smartphone App: real-time, hands-free PA traffic advisories
  • Digital Message Signs: more than 100 boards along the Turnpike



  • 511: dial from any PA roadway for local travel information
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Customer Assistance Center: 1-800-331-3414, Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (Outside U.S., please call 717-831-7601)

Sue Jones, Phone: 724-961-0325