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I-95 Lane Closures Scheduled Next Week for Ramp Construction and Sign Testing in Philadelphia and Delaware County

02/17/2017

King of Prussia, PA - Lane closures are scheduled next week on northbound and southbound Interstate 95 in Philadelphia and Delaware County for ramp construction and sign testing operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

The work schedule is:
 
• Monday, February 20, through Thursday, February 23, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, intermittent single and double lane closures are scheduled on northbound and southbound I-95 at the Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue Interchange for overhead ramp construction;
 
• Tuesday, February 21, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, intermittent lane and shoulder closures are scheduled on southbound I-95 between the Bridge Street and Allegheny Avenue interchanges in Philadelphia; and
 
• Tuesday, February 21, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, intermittent lane and shoulder closures are scheduled on northbound I-95 between the Route 420 (Exit 9A/9B) and Bartram Avenue (Exit 10) interchanges in Tinicum Township, Delaware County, for electronic message sign testing.
 
The work at the Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue Interchange is associated with a $160.2 million project to improve the ramp system at the interchange. The sign structure operation is part of PennDOT’s ongoing upgrade of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) components on I-95 and other regional highways.
 
Motorists are advised to use an alternate route or allow more time for travel on I-95 because backups will occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.
 
For more information on I-95 improvement projects, visit www.95revive.com.
 
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras.
 
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
 
For more PennDOT information, visit www.penndot.gov. Follow local PennDOT Information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly, and follow the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pennsylvaniadepartmentoftransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800

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