PennDOT’s Gene Blaum concedes it has been a busy summer for road crews in the region, but that’s about to change.
PennDOT says two ramps at the I-95 Cottman Avenue interchange in Philadelphia will be closed at night next week for construction.
The Schuylkill Expressway, the Vine Expressway, and part of City Avenue are closing during the weekend of the Papal visit.
PennDOT is advising commuters to allow extra time when driving through the area.
Pennsylvania’s Transportation Department says the right lane will be closed on Interstate 76 east between Belmont Avenue and City Avenue from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday.
The changing pattern could cause jams Friday night and Saturday afternoon.
Since the 1970s, Penndot has allowed Philadelphia’s mayor and City Council to regulate billboards along state highways, but Penndot officials now fear that federal highway dollars are at risk without their direct oversight.
Road work on a bridge will close Valley Forge Road in Phoenixville beginning next week until at least this fall.
Government officials expect the bridge, closed since a sinkhole opened last month, to be reopened by the end of the summer and say the contractor will be fined $20,000 a day if it isn’t.
PennDOT says both I-676 East and I-676 West will be closed and detoured between Broad Street and Interstate 76 on Thursday from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m.
State transportation officials say car crashes killed 1,195 people in 2014. That’s the lowest number since record keeping began 87 years ago.
Interstate 95 motorists will encounter overnight travel restrictions next week for construction at the Cottman Avenue (Route 73) and Girard Avenue interchanges in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Thursday.
Work has started on Richmond Street in Port Richmond, with plans for resurfacing sections of Passyunk Avenue, Roberts Avenue, Rhawn Street, Grant Avenue, “B” Street, and Frankford Avenue.
Interstate 95 motorists will encounter travel restrictions this weekend and next week for construction at the Cottman Avenue and Girard Avenue interchanges in Philadelphia, PennDOT announced Friday.
PennDOT chief Leslie Richards is vowing that the agency will emphasize planning in a way that’s never been done before — planning that will encourage the use of more “roundabouts” and “adaptive signals” at intersections.