Driving north this weekend? You might want to check your route before you go.
An 11-mile section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Northeast Extension will be closed for about six hours Sunday while workers do bridge work.
The closure will begin at 12:01 a.m. Sunday and remain in effect until 6 a.m. The toll highway will be closed between Mid-County (Exit 20) and Lansdale (Exit 31), according to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
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Traffic will be detoured and turnpike personnel will be positioned at the interchanges to direct motorists.
Route 309 is a possible alternate route.
The Northeast Extension has been under construction for some while as the roadway is widened to serve an increasing number of motorists.