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.
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.
The bridge, which carries more than 15,000 cars a day, was shut down late last week when the shoulder started to cave in.
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.
A busy road in Plymouth Meeting is closed until further notice because of a sinkhole.
After a Montgomery County woman went missing last week, her car found abandoned along Route 422 in King of Prussia, some asked why investigators didn’t turn to highway traffic cameras to help solve the mysterious disappearance.
Potholes are the bane of drivers everywhere. “I hit ‘em and everything just goes all over the place,” said one driver, definitely fed up with the holes in the road. “My car is a wreck.”
The Philadelphia region has been hit hard the last two winters. And now, with spring just around the corner, there is a downside to the big thaw — potholes!
The cleanup actually began on March 1 and continues through the end of May, and anyone can take part.
Crews have been out cleaning up the snow, ice and slush from yesterday, and they won’t get too much of a break, with a forecasted four-plus inches of snow on the horizon.
This winter marks the fourth time in six years PennDOT has spread more than 100,000 tons of salt on area roads.
PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on several expressways in the Philadelphia region Tuesday night.
With ice taking over the streets and roadways following Sunday’s storm, officials are encouraging drivers to be a little more cautious than usual.
PennDOT has placed a 45 mph speed restriction on several area expressways.
Road crews were back at it again Sunday preparing for yet another round of snow, sleet and freezing rain expected to makes it way across the Philadelphia region.