The accident happened on I-276 at milepost 326 between Norristown and Valley Forge near around 11 a.m. on Wednesday.
Motorists will pay an extra 5 percent starting Sunday at 12:01 a.m. The higher rates apply to both cash customers and those with E-ZPass.
The truck was reportedly blocking the eastbound exit ramp at the Willow Grove Interchange.
State Police say one person is dead and four others injured after an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Thursday morning.
A tractor-trailer that was partially hanging over a bridge above the Neshaminy Creek along the Pennsylvania Turnpike snarled traffic for several hours Thursday.
Officials say the truck will stay where it is until it is offloaded. They expect to be working on the truck until around 2pm. The CBSPhilly traffic center advises avoiding getting on the Northeast Extension of the Turnpike south at Quakertown.
Crews are on the scene of a multi-vehicle accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The insects are reportedly swarming around the canopy between lanes 11 and 12 near the tolls at the Valley Forge Interchange.
Officials say the ramp at exit 326 will be closed to remove a tractor trailer hauling trash that overturned earlier this morning.
The secretary of PennDOT says more access points to the Pennsylvania Turnpike may be in the offing as extra revenues start rolling in under the state’s new transportation funding plan.
Pennsylvania State police say their investigation into a series of accidents on the Pennsylvania Turnpike outside Philadelphia last week is pointing to multiple causes.
By John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–The Pa. Turnpike pile-up yesterday had a lot of motorists, who were stuck for hours, making sure winter emergency preparedness kits are well stocked in their trunks “Oh it will be […]
She says she knew she was going to be late so she decided to take out her iPad and teach class as she sat in the pileup.
Stranded commuters near the Second Street Pike overpass were shocked to look up and see Good Samaritans coming from all directions bringing pizza, burgers, pretzels, water, even chocolate.
The ban is in effect on the turnpike from Breezewood (Exit 161) to the Delaware River Bridge (Exit 359) and the entire Northeastern Extension (I-476) from Mid County (Exit 20) to Clarks Summit (Exit 131).