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Hazmat incident PA Turnpike Northeast Extention in Montgomery County closed



Update - The NE extension of I-476 between Mid- County and Landsdale is closed in both directions due to a tanker truck fire. Please avoid the area.


A section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension in Montgomery County is closed due to a hazardous materials incident. Those in the area have reported heavy traffic.


Traffic is stopped both ways on Interstate 476 between Mid-County Exit 20 and Lansdale Exit 31.


Authorities have requested that drivers remain in their vehicles due to the nature of the hazmat incident,


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Please expect delays and avoid the area.



Highway Detour I-476 between Mid-County and Lansdale

Mid County NB to Lansdale All Traffic Primary Rt - Blue Route I-476 and EB Detour: Take I-276 EB to Ft. Washington Exit #339. Take US 309 NB to PA 63 WB to the Lansdale Interchange. WB I-276 Detour: Exit at Ft. Washington Exit #339. Take US 309 NB to PA 63 WB to the Lansdale Interchange.


Highway Detour I-476 between Lansdale and Mid-County

Lansdale SB to Ft Washington All Traffic Primary Rt - Take State Route 63 East to US Route 309 South. This will bring you to the Ft. Washington Interchange (339/Old 26).






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