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PA Turnpike Info About 3 Crashes

 

The PA Turnpike Commission reports three separate accidents between mileposts 314 and 315 westbound has forced traffic to be detoured off at the Valley Forge Interchange (Exit #326). Traffic can re-enter the Turnpike at the Downingtown Interchange (Exit #312).

The three accidents involve two tractor trailers and several other vehicles. No life-threatening injuries are being reported.

The suggested detour is: exit at Valley Forge Interchange, take U.S. Route 202 south (12 miles) to U.S. Route 30 west (2.5 miles) to S.R. 100 north (5 miles) to Downingtown Interchange to reenter the Pa. Turnpike.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 14:48

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P&J Offices Closing at Noon Today, 3/5/15

Due to the weather the Press And Journal's offices on S. Union St. in downtown Middletown will be closed at noon today, 3/5/15.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 10:58

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Speed Limits Reduced Roads In South Central PA

 

Due to severity of the winter storm impacting the region, PennDOT has temporarily reduced the speed limit on several major roadways in South Central PA.

                                

PennDOT is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel but those who must head out will see speeds reduced to 45 mph on the following highways: 

  • I-81 in Franklin, Cumberland, Dauphin and Lebanon counties,      
  • I-78 in Lebanon County,
  • I-83 in York, Cumberland and Dauphin counties,
  • I-283 in Dauphin County,
  • Route 283 in Dauphin and Lancaster counties,
  • U.S. 22/322 in Dauphin and Perry counties, 
  • Route 581 in Cumberland County, 
  • U.S. 11 in Franklin and Cumberland counties, 
  • Route 15 in Adams, York and Cumberland counties, 
  • U.S. 11/15 in Cumberland and Perry County counties,
  • U.S. 222 in Lancaster County between U.S. 30 and the Berks County line.

 

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 10:47

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Schools Closed Thurs., March 5, 2015

Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, Lower Dauphin, Seven Sorrows, Derry Twp., Central Dauphin, Dauphin Co. Vo-Tech, Bishop McDevitt, Steelton-Highspire have all closed due to the weather.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2015 07:42

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Speed Limits reduced by PennDOT

Due to severity of the winter storm impacting the region, PennDOT has temporarily reduced the speed limit on several major roadways in South Central Pennsylvania.

Motorists are asked to avoid unnecessary travel but those who must head out will see speeds reduced to 45 mph on the following highways: 

  • I-81 in Franklin, Cumberland, Dauphin and Lebanon counties,      
  • I-78 in Lebanon County,
  • I-83 in York, Cumberland and Dauphin counties,
  • I-283 in Dauphin County,
  • Route 283 in Dauphin and Lancaster counties,
  • U.S. 22/322 in Dauphin and Perry counties, 
  • Route 581 in Cumberland County, 
  • U.S. 11 in Franklin and Cumberland counties, 
  • Route 15 in Adams, York and Cumberland counties, 
  • U.S. 11/15 in Cumberland and Perry County counties,
  • U.S. 222 in Lancaster County between U.S. 30 and the Berks County line.

PennDOT will continue to treat roadways throughout the storm until precipitation stops and roads are clear.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 March 2015 07:08

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