As the latest winter blast picks up in intensity across the region today, the biggest impact point is expected to be Philadelphia International Airport where a handful of flight cancellations are already reported.
Road crews are out preparing for what’s predicted to be a massive onslaught of snow over the next few days.
It looks like the recent string of snowstorms will continue Sunday night and PennDot and NJDOT are ready for the worst.
For the second weekend in a row, travelers across the Philadelphia region were dealing with a slick commute after snow and rain fell on area roads overnight.
With another winter storm on the way, PennDOT is gearing up for what could be a long night of work.
One day after the Philadelphia region saw hundreds of accidents and dozens of closures along major highways, drivers were being warned about the potential for more icy conditions on area roads.
PennDOT crews are bracing for more icy conditions on the roads though the overnight hours.
Road crews are preparing for snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight that could make for a slick commute during the morning rush.
PennDOT and City officials started treating roads late Sunday night, and at midnight PennDOT began rolling out the road crews, meaning a full fleet of salt and brine trucks and plows are ready to go.
Erin Waters-Trasatt, as spokeswoman for PennDOT talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about its importance and how it has affected the Philadelphia area.
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Blaum says PennDOT expects the work to be completed by the fall of 2019.
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Les Toaso, PennDOT’s district executive for Southeastern Pennsylvania, says the department put three-quarters of its trucks on the road to make sure they stay ice free through this travel period.
PennDOT press secretary Rich Kirkpatrick said Wednesday that anyone considering driving long distances on the highway should try to postpone their travel.