After a $43 million renovation project that shutdown half of the Platt Bridge for almost two years, commuters can now breathe a sigh of relief as the whole bridge is now open and ready for use.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Gene Blaum says the salt depots are stocked with tons of salt across the five-county Philadelphia region, and plow blades are sharpened and ready to go.
Crews will work through November to stabilize the rocky hillside adjacent to the expressway just east of the Route 23 interchange in Lower Merion.
A stretch of Richmond Street between Lehigh Avenue and Somerset Street is affected by the closure.
Crews this week begin nighttime and overnight work this week to expand Route 202 to six lanes in Chester County.
Driving the roads these days takes some extra effort to avoid all those potholes.
With a chance for some significant snowfall in the Delaware Valley Sunday night into Monday afternoon, PennDOT is advising motorists to be prepared for what could be a rough commute to work Monday morning.
The annual survey compiled by Texas A&M’s Transportation Institute finds the Philadelphia area’s position unchanged from the previous year.
The snow may not last long, but the cold air is expected to linger which could cause problems on the roads.
Phase one of the nearly $21-million project calls for crews to completely rebuild Markley Street, also known as Route 202 South.
We’re still awaiting the first major snow of the coming winter but PennDOT’s new plow drivers have already experienced virtually everything the season has to offer.
With snow and rain expected to impact the area, officials were working hard to keep roads and transit running smoothly on Tuesday.
The concept for a new Route 202 dates back nearly half a century, and now it’s just about two months from reality.
Penndot officials say the four suspects were employed by them as subcontractors, and note that between 60 and 70 of these cast-iron grates have been reported missing in the past year and a half.
An Eyewitness News Exclusive – Thieves leave potentially dangerous road hazards around Philadelphia and PennDOT is shocked to learn who is accused of doing the stealing for scrap metal.