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Conrail will close Aramingo Avenue this weekend for track replacement near Castor Avenue in Philadelphia

King of Prussia, PA – Conrail plans to close Aramingo Avenue between Castor Avenue and Butler Street from 5:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13 to 5:00 a.m. Monday, August 15 for track replacement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

During the weekend closure, motorists on Aramingo Avenue will be directed to use Castro Avenue or Butler Street to access Richmond Street or Frankford Avenue. Local access to the mall will be maintained.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time to travel near the work area as reversals and slowdowns will occur along the detour route. All scheduled activities are weather dependent and subject to change.

Motorists can check conditions on major roads by visiting www.511PA.com or by downloading the 511PA mobile app. The 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to over 1,000 traffic cameras.

For a complete list of construction projects impacting state-owned highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, visit District 6 Traffic Bulletin.

Information about District 6 infrastructure, including completed works and major projects, is available at www.penndot.pa.gov/D6Results. Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at www.projects.penndot.gov.

Subscribe to PennDOT District 6 traffic news and alerts at www.penndot.pa.gov/District6.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Brad Rudolph, 610-205-6800

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