FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2017

Daytime and Nighttime Road Closures Scheduled Next Week in Montgomery County for Maintenance Operations

King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that daytime and nighttime road closures are scheduled next week in Montgomery County for roadway base repair and drainage pipe repair.

The work schedule, which is weather dependent, is:

  • Monday, May 15, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Audubon Road is scheduled to close between Route 363 (Trooper Road) and Pawlings Road in Lower Providence Township, for drainage pipe repair. During this one-day closure, Audubon Road motorists will be directed to use Route 363 (Trooper Road), Egypt Road and Pawlings Road;
  • Monday, May 15, and Tuesday, May 16, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, Jenkintown Road is scheduled to close between Forrest Avenue and Meetinghouse Road in Abington Township, for roadway base repair. During this two-day closure, Jenkintown Road motorists will be directed to use Forrest Avenue, Route 73 (Township Line Road), and Meetinghouse Road; and
  • Wednesday, May 17, and Thursday, May 18, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, Cedar Road is scheduled to close between Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike) and Route 73 (Township Line Road) in Abington Township, for roadway base repair. During this two-day closure, Cedar Road motorists will be directed to use Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike), Church Road, and Route 73 (Township Line Road).

Local access will be maintained up to the construction zone. Drivers are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these work areas.

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.

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 825 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: Bob Kent, 610-205-6801

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