Charles Metzger

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Road Work Closes Ramp From Spring Garden Street To WB Schuylkill Expressway

A traffic ramp used by tens of thousands of drivers daily to get from Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia onto the westbound Schuylkill Expressway is being closed today for more than two months for reconstruction work.

09/22/2014

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Road Work Set To Begin On Roosevelt Boulevard

A major PennDOT paving project begins tonight along the Roosevelt Boulevard and it could affect the morning commute for drivers for the next few months.

08/11/2014

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Penndot On High Alert As Next Snowstorm Aims For Philadelphia Area

Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger says the agency already has workers out, getting ready for the next snowstorm, which is predicted to hit us on Sunday evening.

02/28/2014

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Winter Storm Leaves Mark On Delaware Valley

Another winter blast blanketed the region Saturday with a modest covering of snow, but it still caused some problems for area residents.

01/25/2014

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Unexpected Snowfall Overwhelms Regional Transportation Agencies

PennDOT had a plan in place for the snow that was forecast for Sunday, but it couldn’t keep up with the snow that actually fell.

12/08/2013

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Passyunk Ave. Resurfacing Begins, Expected To Take 2 Months

Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger says it’s a busy stretch that carries about 34,000 cars a day.

09/23/2013

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University Ave.-34th Street Bridge Will Close for 2½ Weeks Starting Wednesday

The 84-year-old, steel-girder drawbridge across the Schuylkill River will be in the upright position through January 18th while they do the repair work on the bridge’s bearings.

01/01/2013

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Readying For Coming Winter Storm, Penndot Rolls Out Its Big Gun

“It is an 8,000 gallon tractor-trailer full of salt brine,” Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger explains.

12/28/2012

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Penndot Warns Area Late-Night Drivers of Pending Paving Projects

No one likes driving on worn-out roads, but many drivers don’t like the solution either: closing lanes on those roads so they can be repaved.

07/30/2012

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Icy Road Conditions, Freezing Rain Wreak Havoc Across The Region

Two are dead in the Juniata section of Philadelphia because of speeding in slippery conditions this morning.

01/21/2012

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PennDOT Opens New Visitors Center on I-95 At Delaware Border

The new, 8,500-square-foot building replaces the two smaller buildings that could no longer accommodate the more than 130,000 visitors who stop into the center each year.

10/03/2011

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Expect Delays On Schuylkill Expressway This Weekend

The construction between University Avenue and South Street is scheduled to begin 8 p.m Friday and continue until 8 p.m Sunday.

08/19/2011

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