Thursday, January 29, 2015

Mud clean-up reduces eastbound Schuylkill to one lane

Work to remove mud and debris from the Schuylkill Expressway got underway this morning, reducing traffic to one eastbound lane on the Conshohocken curve.

Mud clean-up reduces eastbound Schuylkill to one lane

On the eastbound Schuylkill Expressway at the Conshohocken curve, PennDot equipment operator John Anderson of Norristown puts up a sign in preparation for the closure of the right lane of the expressway for storm cleanup.
On the eastbound Schuylkill Expressway at the Conshohocken curve, PennDot equipment operator John Anderson of Norristown puts up a sign in preparation for the closure of the right lane of the expressway for storm cleanup. ELIZABETH ROBERTSON / Staff Photographer

Inquirer staff report:

Work to remove mud and storm debris from the Schuylkill Expressway got underway this morning, leaving only one lane open for eastbound traffic on Conshohocken curve.

The work in an area about 2 miles east of Exit 331B is scheduled to continue until at least 2 p.m and will resume again tomorrow morning.

Motorists should expect delays throught he work zone or plan alternate routes.

The mud spilled onto the highway during Sunday’s torrential thunderstorms, closing it for hours.

Read this morning's Inquirer story here.

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