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(State-operated tow trucks will now be painted red and white, with a State Farm logo, rather than lime green.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

PennDOT Road Patrols Get an Insurance Company Sponsorship

State officials unveiled the new look for the service trucks today.

09/09/2014

PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch (Credit: PennDOT)

Major Repaving Project Set To Begin In Bucks County

Drivers can expect delays and detours as construction crews begin a repair and resurface project on a nearly six mile stretch of Route 232 between Route 413 in Wrightstown and River Road in New Hope.

09/08/2014

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Teen Driving Rules Tough, But Designed With Safety In Mind

The tragic death of three Council Rock sophomores last weekend poses the question — what are the rules for teen driving?

09/04/2014

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Approved Update To PA 12-Year Plan By State Transportation Commission Reflects Increase In Funding

The State Transportation Commission has approved an update to Pennsylvania’s 12-year plan for projects that reflects a major increase in funding approved by state lawmakers last year.

08/17/2014

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Road Work Set To Begin On Roosevelt Boulevard

A major PennDOT paving project begins tonight along the Roosevelt Boulevard and it could affect the morning commute for drivers for the next few months.

08/11/2014

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PennDOT To Begin Repairs On 4 Bridges Along Spring Garden Street

The spans carry Spring Garden Street over the Schuylkill Expressway, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, the Schuylkill River and the Schuylkill River Trail.

08/09/2014

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Resurfacing Project On Roosevelt Boulevard Scheduled To Begin Next Week

PennDOT officials have announced that a major resurfacing project on Roosevelt Boulevard is scheduled to begin next week.

08/06/2014

A road sign directs traffic onto I-95. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

I-95 NB Night Lane Closure Scheduled This Week In Philadelphia

I-95’s northbound left lane will be closed Monday through Friday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning for the installation of steel pins to anchor concrete construction barriers within the construction zone.

07/28/2014

(State highway officials unveil a new speed limit sign along the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

More 70 MPH Speed Limits Coming in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Turnpike officials say the entire toll road system, including the sections that roll through urban areas, may get a speed limit boost to 70 mph next year.

07/23/2014

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PA Turnpike Rolls Out 70 MPH Speed Limit A Day Ahead Of Schedule

A new 70 miles per hour speed limit is now in effect a day ahead of schedule along most of a nearly 100 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s main line.

07/23/2014

(The Pond Eddy Bridge, in Pike County, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Photo provided by Penndot)

Pssst, Wanna Buy A Bridge? PennDOT’s Got One Just For You

You can buy a bridge for as little as $1. Currently there are eleven for sale.

07/18/2014

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New I-95 SB Off-Ramp At Cottman Avenue Interchange To Open Friday Morning

The new southbound Interstate 95 off-ramp at the Cottman Avenue (Route 73) Interchange in Philadelphia will open Friday morning, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today.

07/17/2014

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PennDOT Displays Artifacts Unearthed During I-95 Excavation In Fishtown

An impressive collection of artifacts including stone tools, cooking pots, and pipes used by Native Americans as far back as 3,500 B.C. will be displayed for free at First Presbyterian Church (418 East Girard Avenue) from 6pm to 8pm.

07/17/2014

(Penndot repair crews, in file photo.  Credit: CBS 3)

PennDOT Patches Potholes On Major Delaware County Roads

PennDOT will be patching some holes on highways ahead of a bigger fix.

07/08/2014

Greenwood Avenue Bridge in Jenkintown (Credit: Lynne Adkins)

Bridge In Jenkintown Reopens…Finally

A bridge over the Jenkintown Train Station will finally reopen Monday morning.

06/30/2014

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