PA Turnpike

55 Hours of Work Causing 70 Mile Detour on Part of NEPA Turnpike

9pm Friday to 4am Monday

October 13, 2017 - 6:27 am

A 70 mile section of The Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike in Carbon and Lehigh Counties will be closed beginning tonight creating a long detour for travelers. Mark Compton is the CEO of the PA Turnpike...A bridge replacement project will last 55 hours. It starts at 9pm and runs thru 4am Monday morning. The detour exits will be Lehigh Valley exit 56 for northbound traffic and Pocono to Exit 95 for southbound traffic on the NE extension.

MarkCompton PA Turnpike CEO

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