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Lehigh County: Upcoming Road Work


County:  Lehigh
Municipality:  Upper Macungie, Lower Macungie and South Whitehall Townships
Road name:  Interstate 78
Between:  Exit 49 (PA 100) and Exit 54 (US 222)
Type of work:  Construction
Work being done by:  PennDOT Contractor
Type of restriction:  Nighttime
Restriction:  Lane restriction both directions for roadway patching. 
Start date:  11/27/23
Est completion date:  12/2/23
Restrictions in effect (time of day):  08:00 PM To 06:00 AM
Will rain cause delays?  No

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