News for Immediate Release

April 14, 2012

PennDOT to Hold Public Plans Display for Interstate 78 Krumsville Interchange Project


Allentown

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will hold a public plans display on Thursday, April 19, to update business owners and residents about the proposed Interstate 78 interchange reconstruction project at exit 40 (PA 737/Kutztown/Krumsville) in Greenwich Township, Berks County.

The plans will be displayed from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greenwich-Lenhartsville Elementary School, 1457 Krumsville Road, Lenhartsville. Residents, business owners and motorists are encouraged to attend.

At the meeting, PennDOT and design consultant engineers will present plans, traffic impacts, and explain the design process of the proposed improvements at I-78 and PA 737.

The project is being designed to improve safety and capacity at the interchange. The average daily traffic volume at the interchange is 39,000 vehicles on I-78 and 2,678 vehicles on PA 737.

This project is another example of PennDOT’s commitment to providing safer and smoother travel to the motorists of Berks County.

The design consultants for this project are AECOM of Philadelphia, Pa. and Pickering, Corts & Summerson, Inc. of Newtown, Pa.

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Media contact: Ronald J. Young Jr., (610) 871-4555

Source:Engineering District 5-0
Allentown, PA. 18101
Berks County
PR-38-12
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