I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway) Lane Closure at Night Next Week for ITS Repair in Lower Merion Township

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LOWER MERION TWP, PA — Eastbound Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) motorists will encounter a left lane closure between the Belmont Avenue and City Avenue (U.S. 1 South) interchanges in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, on Tuesday, October 12, and Wednesday, October 13, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) repair, announced the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route or allow more time for travel in the work area because significant backups and slowdowns may occur. The schedule is weather-dependent.

PennDOT states the ITS repair is part of the recently completed project to install Variable Speed Limit (VSL) and Queue Detection and Warning (QDW) systems along 14 miles of I-76 (Schuylkill Expressway) between King of Prussia and Philadelphia.

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