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Bridge Inspection To Slow Traffic On Schuylkill Expressway

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.

06/08/2015

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Changing Traffic Patterns Could Cause Big Tie-Ups This Weekend On I-95 In Philadelphia

The changing pattern could cause jams Friday night and Saturday afternoon.

05/29/2015

(A billboard structure at Second and Race Streets, in Old City, adjacent to I-95 and the Ben Franklin Bridge.  File photo by John McDevitt)

PennDOT Imposing Oversight for Billboards Near Philadelphia’s Interstate Highways

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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Road Project To Add Big Delays To Already Congested Area Along Montco, Chesco Border

Road work on a bridge will close Valley Forge Road in Phoenixville beginning next week until at least this fall.

04/17/2015

(Rocks are placed temporarily around the collapsed roadway where a sinkhole undermined the Plymouth Road Bridge.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

PennDOT Presses For Replacement of Plymouth Rd. Bridge By August 31st

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/16/2015

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I-676 Closure Scheduled For Early Thursday Morning

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.

04/15/2015

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Traffic Deaths In Pennsylvania Hit An All-Time Low In 2014

State transportation officials say car crashes killed 1,195 people in 2014. That’s the lowest number since record keeping began 87 years ago.

04/08/2015

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I-95 Lane And Ramp Closures Scheduled Next Week In Philadelphia

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.

04/02/2015

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PennDOT Begins Repaving on 14 Miles of State Highways Through Philadelphia

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.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/30/2015

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PennDOT: I-95 Lane And Ramp Closures Scheduled In Philadelphia

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.

03/27/2015

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PennDOT Chief Likes More Roundabouts And Smart Signals For Intersections

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.

03/23/2015

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PennDOT Says Emergency Pothole Repairs Are Underway

At recent budget hearings, the person in charge of keeping Pennsylvania’s roads in top shape told lawmakers PennDOT’s emergency pothole repairs have begun.

03/22/2015

(A large sinkhole shut down Plymouth Road in Montgomery County.   File photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

No Easy Fix Seen For Plymouth Road, Closed By Worrisome Sinkhole

The bridge, which carries more than 15,000 cars a day, was shut down late last week when the shoulder started to cave in.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards testifies at House Budget hearing. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

PennDOT Looks To Speed Up Some Projects Ahead Of Papal Visit

PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards says it’s already been decided that construction work on the bridges over I-676 in Center City will stop during the pope’s visit – but during House budget hearings, she told members other construction projects in the region could be affected in a similar way.

03/18/2015

(A large sinkhole shut down Plymouth Road in Montgomery County.   File photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Sinkhole Shuts Down Busy Montco Road

A busy road in Plymouth Meeting is closed until further notice because of a sinkhole.

03/13/2015

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