If you’re out driving on a highway this weekend, there’s a good chance you’ll see them. More than two dozen Penndot crews are on pothole repair duty.
Plenty more salt is stock piled just in case Old Man Winter has a few more tricks up his sleeve, but where does all that salt come from?
Getting around is sure to be treacherous, but PennDOT says it is already on the job, brining state roads in the region.
PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum says they tried to get to work about 48 hours before the winter storm’s predicted arrival.
Here we go again! Snow is in the forecast for Saturday, and area transportation department crews are ready for it.
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.