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Northeastern Extension Re-opens To Traffic Following Multi-vehicle Accident

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A multi-vehicle accident on 1-476 northbound temporarily closed the Northeastern Extension northbound to traffic between Mid-County, exit 20, and Lansdale, exit 30.

Due to the accident at northbound milepost A22.7, traffic traveling northbound on the Blue Route entering at Mid-County and traveling on the east/west Turnpike was directed to:

Traveling northbound on I-476 (Blue Route) from I-76 and I-95: All traffic will enter the Turnpike at the Mid-County Toll Plaza and continue eastbound on I-276 to the Fort Washington Interchange. Exit the Turnpike and travel north on Route 309. Turn left on Welsh Road (State Route 63 west) and follow the signs to reenter I-476 at the Lansdale Interchange.

Traveling east or west on I-276 to go north on the Northeastern Extension: All traffic will exit the Turnpike at the Fort Washington Interchange and travel north on Route 309. Turn left on Welsh Road (State Route 63 west) and follow the signs to reenter I-476 at the Lansdale Interchange.

The detours were lifted around 3:00 p.m.

 

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