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Judge Allows Port Authority Toll Increase

Beginning Dec. 7, tolls for bridge and tunnel cash customers will increase by $1 to $14. The increase for E-ZPass motorists will be 75 cents.

11/20/2014

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PennDOT To Begin Repairs On 4 Bridges Along Spring Garden Street

The spans carry Spring Garden Street over the Schuylkill Expressway, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, the Schuylkill River and the Schuylkill River Trail.

08/09/2014

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AAA Throws Support Behind Higher Federal Gas Tax

AAA says a survey of adults shows a majority of people do favor a higher gas tax as long as it goes for highway improvement.

06/10/2014

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Audit: Port Authority Missed Inspections On ‘Potentially Hazardous’ NJ And NY Bridges

A New York state audit says the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey failed to perform dozens of inspections on bridges that had already been determined to be potentially hazardous.

06/06/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, far left, poses for photo with Penndot secretary Barry Schoch, at lectern.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Officials Showcase Highway Projects Benefitting From Funding Bill

Penndot officials say In some cases motorists may not see actual construction, but contracts will be bid this year because of the funding influx.

04/03/2014

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New Pa. Driver And Vehicle Fees To Take Effect April 1

Seven new fee increases are taking effect April 1.

03/31/2014

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3 On Your Side: Missing The Signs

When you get behind the wheel, you have to pay attention to signs on the road. But some bus and truck drivers are having trouble doing that.

11/12/2013

Philadelphia from the Schuylkill

New Schuylkill River Bridge To Open Oct. 20th

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A new city bridge will be open to the public as of next Sunday, Oct. 20th. The Schuylkill River Parks Connector Bridge, a 95-foot-long structure that connects the Schuylkill Banks to Schuylkill […]

10/12/2012

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PennDot Sec: Rural Roads Subsidized More Than Mass Transit

Responding to a complaint that mass transit in Pennsylvania’s urban areas is too heavily supported with state dollars, the state transportation secretary says motorists in those urban areas also subsidize roads in rural areas – and at a higher rate.

02/26/2012

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Auditor General: Philadelphia Area’s 500-Plus ‘Structurally Deficient’ Bridges Need Urgent Attention

Pennsylvania must spend more on its structurally deficient bridges and roadway infrastructure or it will pay a much heftier price down the road, according to the state’s top government watchdog.

10/25/2011

Toll hike on Delaware River Port Authority bridges.

It’s Official: $5 To Cross Delaware River Port Authority Bridges

There might be some toll shock for New Jersey residents heading to Philadelphia for Fourth of July festivities and Pennsylvanians returning from the Jersey shore after the long holiday weekend.

07/01/2011

Ben Franklin Bridge

Tolls On Philadelphia-Area Bridges To Be $5 Friday

Drivers who cross from New Jersey to Pennsylvania on four Philadelphia-area bridges will have to pay a dollar more starting Friday.

06/27/2011

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BLOG: Get Ready For Toll Increases Next Week

By Jim Donovan: You better have some extra cash on hand when crossing some area bridges next week. As a reminder, beginning Friday, July 1, the tolls are increasing by a buck! The one-way tolls […]

06/24/2011

South Street Bridge

The Future Of Pennsylvania’s Transportation Fund Is Up In The Air

There’s a huge gap in Pennsylvania’s plan to fund roads, bridges and mass transit and there’s a good chance that gap will go unfilled next year.

11/14/2010

Transportation Funding Bill This Fall A Longshot

Governor Rendell continues to push hard for action on transportation funding before he leaves office in January, but it increasingly appears to be a lost cause.

08/23/2010

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