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The Route 29 Turnpike Interchange Is Open

Governor Tom Corbett cut the ribbon in a ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

After decades of planning and nearly two years of construction, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission opened a new interchange in East Whiteland Township on Tuesday.

Governor Corbett was joined by other dignitaries and the media for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in the afternoon. 

The new interchange, which connects to Route 29 in the northeastern tip of East Whiteland Township, is the first all-access interchange to open on the turnpike in decades.

David Hawkins December 12, 2012 at 05:41 PM
No offense, but it would be nice to know where on 29 this is at. I know it's the "northeastern tip of East Whiteland Township"...but could you be a little more specific? Thanks
David Richmond December 12, 2012 at 10:44 PM
Here it is on Google Maps. The marker is right in the middle of the new exchange. http://goo.gl/maps/eY5qn And here's the PA Turnpike site about it, with a great picture showing entrance/exit ramps and how they connect to existing road. http://www.paturnpike.com/constructionprojects/r29ramp/project-overview.aspx Should be interesting to see how traffic changes over the next few weeks.
Steve Powers December 13, 2012 at 02:34 AM
It is just north of the Great Valley Parkway where the former Boat House restaurant and current 29 restaurant is. There is a new traffic light there. Make sure you have EZ Pass. That is the only way to use the interchange.

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