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PennDOT Prepares To Suspend Work On Major Projects For Pope’s Visit

PennDOT’s Gene Blaum concedes it has been a busy summer for road crews in the region, but that’s about to change.

19 hours ago

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PennDOT: Two I-95 Ramps In Philadelphia Closed At Night Next Week

PennDOT says two ramps at the I-95 Cottman Avenue interchange in Philadelphia will be closed at night next week for construction.

08/21/2015

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People prepare to board busses going to Istanbul, Bursa and Skopje at the Central Bus Station in Sofia on January 28, 2015. Taking the bus from Bulgaria, preferred route of the future jihadists. When Bulgarian police on January 1 arrested Frenchman Fritz-Joly Joachin, a self-confessed "old friend" of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, he was not the first suspected Islamist trying to cross the EU's south-eastern border into Turkey.  AFP PHOTO / NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV        (Photo credit should read NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Authorities Now Say Registered Buses Will Be Allowed On Closed Roads During Papal Visit

The Schuylkill Expressway, the Vine Expressway, and part of City Avenue are closing during the weekend of the Papal visit.

08/19/2015

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PennDOT Announces Lane Closures In Delaware County

PennDOT is advising commuters to allow extra time when driving through the area.

07/31/2015

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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

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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

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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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