Towamencin gets new Pennsylvania Turnpike on-ramp
Drivers now have one more way to get onto the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Towamencin, while avoiding one of the township’s busiest intersections.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has now opened a direct on-ramp from Towamencin Avenue to the toll plaza at the Lansdale Interchange, so drivers heading for the highway can now skip the intersection of Towamencin Avenue and Sumneytown Pike, writes Dan Sokil for The Reporter.
According to Reporter archives and Towamencin staff, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission first contacted Towamencin in June 2000 to announce a study of eight turnpike interchanges in the greater Philadelphia area, with the Lansdale interchange in Towamencin one chosen for further study.
“Concerned about the already-then growing traffic traveling through Towamencin, and with a vision that new development throughout the North Penn and Indian Valley region would bring even greater demands, the township board of supervisors directed the township traffic engineer to study the issue and provide recommendations,” said township Manager Rob Ford.
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