October 16, 2020 Travel Advisory

Ramp Closure Scheduled Oct. 17 at Lansdale Interchange

Eight-hour southbound ramp closure needed for toll equipment maintenance.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission advises motorists traveling on the Northeastern Extension (I-476) to the Lansdale Interchange, Exit 31, Montgomery County, to be prepared for slow-moving or stopped traffic.

From 10 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17 to 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, the southbound only entry ramp on State Route 63 (Sumneytown Pike) will be closed for planned maintenance work of the overhead and underground tolling equipment.

During this time, motorists should utilize the toll plaza from State Route 63 (Sumneytown Pike) to access the PA Turnpike in the southbound direction. 

Work schedules are subject to change based on weather conditions. 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


· 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.)


· Check the PA Turnpike and all PA roadways at: www.511PA.com

· Travel Conditions Map — live, interactive conditions map; view at https://www.paturnpike.com/webmap

· Waze — a crowd-sourced navigation app that provides real-time traffic conditions with input from other drivers; download at https://www.waze.com

Kathleen Walter, 267-326-3856