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PennDOT to Host Open House Meeting for Henry Avenue Safety Improvement Project in Philadelphia

11/16/2017

King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will hold an open house project update meeting on Wednesday, November 29, at 7:00 PM in Downs Auditorium at Jefferson University – East Falls Campus at 4201 Henry Avenue in Philadelphia for the upcoming Henry Avenue Safety Improvement Project.
 
The project involves upgrading intersections and installing safety enhancements on a 1.4-mile section of Henry Avenue in the East Falls section of the City.
 
The purpose of the meeting is to present the public with progress plans and status update on the improvement project. The meeting will be conducted as an open-house plans display where citizens will have the opportunity to circulate among the subject displays to gather information and discuss the different facets of the project with PennDOT’s design team.
 
Construction bids on this project are expected to be opened in winter 2020.
 
For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by Act 89, or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.
 
A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available by visiting the District 6 Traffic Bulletin at www.penndot.gov/District6.  
 
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 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 850 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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