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PA Turnpike Lane Closure Scheduled Thursday Night at the U.S. 1 Interchange in Bensalem Township


King of Prussia, PA – Westbound Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276) motorists will encounter a right lane closure at the U.S. 1 Interchange in Bensalem Township, Bucks County from 10:00 PM Thursday, January 30, to 4:00 AM Friday, January 31, for repairs to the U.S. 1 overpass, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

Motorists are advised to remain alert for backups and slowdowns approaching the work area. All scheduled activities are weather permitting.

The work is part of a corridor improvement project, and the first of three construction contracts, to rebuild and widen U.S. 1; replace aging bridges; and install safety enhancements along a four-mile section of the expressway from just north of Philadelphia to just north of Route 413 (Pine Street) in Middletown Township and Langhorne Borough. For more information, visit

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