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I-95 North Among Highways Restricted Next week for Bridge Inspections in Philadelphia

King of Prussia PA – Lane restrictions are scheduled on I-95 North and Passyunk Avenue in Philadelphia for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

Work on these inspections will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, special signage and relevant training.

The work schedule is:

Philadelphia

Tuesday, July 7, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, left lane closures are scheduled on northbound I-95 between the Route 291/I-76 and Route 611/Broad Street interchanges; and

Wednesday, July 8, through Friday, July 10, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, right lane closures are scheduled in both directions on Passyunk Avenue between 61st Street and 28th Street.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work areas because slowdowns may occur. All scheduled activities are weather dependent.

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Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com or downloading the 511PA application for iPhone and Android devices. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 950 traffic cameras.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Robyn Briggs, 610-205-6799

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