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Pa. Turnpike

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Ramp Onto Pa. Turnpike At Valley Forge Interchange To Close For Truck Removal

Officials say the ramp at exit 326 will be closed to remove a tractor trailer hauling trash that overturned earlier this morning.

03/06/2014

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PennDOT Secretary: More Turnpike Connections Down The Road

The secretary of PennDOT says more access points to the Pennsylvania Turnpike may be in the offing as extra revenues start rolling in under the state’s new transportation funding plan.

03/01/2014

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Police ID Multiple Causes Of Pa. Turnpike Crashes

Pennsylvania State police say their investigation into a series of accidents on the Pennsylvania Turnpike outside Philadelphia last week is pointing to multiple causes.

02/21/2014

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Motorists Grabbing Their Emergency Kits Following Massive Pa. Turnpike Accident

By John McDevitt PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–The Pa. Turnpike pile-up yesterday had a lot of motorists, who were stuck for hours, making sure winter emergency preparedness kits are well stocked in their trunks “Oh it will be […]

02/15/2014

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Stranded Driver Teaches Class From Pa. Turnpike During Massive Pileup

She says she knew she was going to be late so she decided to take out her iPad and teach class as she sat in the pileup.

02/15/2014

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Good Samaritans Supply Stranded Drivers With Food & Water During Massive Crash On Pa. Turnpike

Stranded commuters near the Second Street Pike overpass were shocked to look up and see Good Samaritans coming from all directions bringing pizza, burgers, pretzels, water, even chocolate.

02/14/2014

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Turnpike Commission Institutes Ban On Certain Vehicles Beginning Wednesday Night

The ban is in effect on the turnpike from Breezewood (Exit 161) to the Delaware River Bridge (Exit 359) and the entire Northeastern Extension (I-476) from Mid County (Exit 20) to Clarks Summit (Exit 131).

02/12/2014

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Commuters And Travelers Can Expect Snow-related Delays

With more than a foot of snow covering the ground, commuters should be prepared for delays on Wednesday.

01/22/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Ex-manager Pleads Guilty To Multiple Charges

A former Pennsylvania Turnpike employee has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to charges of theft, harassment and unauthorized use of a state car.

01/13/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Hiring Ex-FBI Chief To Clean Up Its Image

Spokesman Carl DeFebo confirmed Wednesday that Ray Morrow, the former chief of the Pittsburgh FBI office, will scrutinize alleged theft, fraud and waste within the agency.

01/08/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Operating Under Winter Weather Advisory

Motorists who become disabled in their vehicles are asked to immediately call *11 from their cell phone or dial 800-932-0586.

01/07/2014

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1 Dead In Pa. Turnpike Crash Involving About 50 Cars

A motorist who got out of his car on the Pa. Turnpike has been struck and killed, and about 50 cars behind him were involved in a series of fender-benders that closed westbound lanes.

12/08/2013

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One Person Injured In Accident Involving School Bus On Pa. Turnpike

Around 8:13 a.m., police responded to the scene of an accident involving a school bus on the turnpike approaching Fort Washington.

11/26/2013

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2 Seriously Injured In Car Accident On Pa. Turnpike in Bucks County

At least two people suffered serious injuries Sunday night after a car flipped over on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Southampton, Bucks County.

10/20/2013

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Pa. Turnpike Under Scrutiny Even As Much Anticipated Interchange Opens

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania Turnpike officials celebrated the opening of the highway’s newest interchange, finally connecting Route 29 in Great Valley, Chester County with Interstate 76. But even as that $60 million project opens, the turnpike is facing renewed criticism of its finances.

12/11/2012

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