Worsening conditions from Hurricane Sandy is causing interruptions in local transit services.
LANtaBus services will continue to be suspended into Tuesday. LANta will monitor conditions throughout Tuesday morning and may resume service at some point Tuesday afternoon if weather and road conditions permit, according to a LANta release.
Riders should check lantabus.com, WFMZ Stormcenter or call 610-776-7433 for updates.
LANtaVan service will continue to be suspended throughout Tuesday with the exception of trips to dialysis centers which remain open on Tuesday and for previously scheduled trips for major medical purposes.
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Local transit service between Easton and Phillipsburg provided by Delaware River Coach Lines and New Jersey Transit is being suspended at 3 p.m. Monday.
Continue to check www.transbridgelines.com or call 610-868-9057 for any other Trans-Bridge Lines cancellations.
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The New Jersey Turnpike Authority will close the Garden State Parkway in both directions south of Interchange 129 in Woodbridge Township as of 4 p.m. Monday.
The southern portion of the Parkway, from Cape May to Interchange 63 in Stafford Township, has been closed since early this afternoon. The additional 66 miles are being closed because of deteriorating conditions caused by Hurricane Sandy.
On the New Jersey Turnpike, the speed limit has been reduced to 45 miles per hour in both directions between the Delaware Memorial Bridge and Interchange 12 in Carteret. Motorcycles and car-pulled trailers have been banned on the full-length of the Turnpike.
Drivers should expect other significant closures and travel restrictions as the storm progresses.
All unnecessary travel should be avoided, but drivers who must travel should check www.511.com for up-to-the-minute information on travel conditions and road closures.
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UGI on Monday announced that its natural-gas customers may experience service interruptions as a result of the storm.
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will close the Route 309 ramps to the Pennsylvania Turnpike at Fort Washington in Montgomery County Monday at at 6 p.m.
The closure of the Route 309 ramps is being done in conjunction with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s closure of the Fort Washington Interchange due to expected flooding.
PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are strongly urging motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel in eastern Pennsylvania including the area from Harrisburg north to the New York border, east to the New Jersey border and south to the Maryland border.
PennDOT reminds motorists they can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major highways before heading out. Detailed travel information for the Pennsylvania Turnpike is also available at 1-866-976-8747.
For more information, visit www.dot.state.pa.us. Follow local PennDOT information on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly.