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With work on interstates and possible rail strike, gridlock looms in Philly

(Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, June 12, 2014)

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. When new construction work started Wednesday night on I-95, it added one more obstacle to smooth travel in the Philadelphia region. Add a possible strike that could shut down all 13 SEPTA Regional Rail lines at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, the emergency closure until at least Labor Day of an I-495 bridge in Wilmington, summerlong lane restrictions, and a closed PATCO train track on the Ben Franklin Bridge, and you have the makings of regional gridlock.

Full story: Philadelphia Inquirer

Thursday, June 12, 2014

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