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(File photo of Schuylkill Expressway by Paul Gluck)

Penndot Looking To Fix Schuylkill Expwy. Easements, Overtaxed By Latest Rains

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says it is looking into why thousands of drivers were caught up in two major areas of flooding along the Schuylkill Expressway on Wednesday afternoon and evening.

05/01/2014

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Lane Closures Scheduled Overnight Thursday, Friday For Parts Of I-95

Pavement repairs will be done in the construction zones at Cottman Avenue (Route 73) and Girard Avenue interchanges.

04/16/2014

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New Numbers Show Which Philadelphia-Area Counties Have Most Texting While Driving Violations

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania found that drivers in Montgomery and Chester counties are more likely to get snagged for using their cell phones to text while driving.

04/15/2014

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PA Records Lowest Number Of Traffic Deaths Since State Began Keeping Records

Pennsylvania motorists notched a milestone last year: the lowest number of fatalities since record-keeping began 85 years ago.

04/08/2014

(Gov. Tom Corbett, far left, poses for photo with Penndot secretary Barry Schoch, at lectern.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Officials Showcase Highway Projects Benefitting From Funding Bill

Penndot officials say In some cases motorists may not see actual construction, but contracts will be bid this year because of the funding influx.

04/03/2014

(Floyd Carson holds his expired Penndot ID card.  As of April 1st, the fee for a new card is $27.50.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

For Those Living Hand-to-Mouth, New Penndot ID Card Fee is Harsh Slap

The price of a Penndot identification card more than doubled on April 1st, to $27.50.

04/01/2014

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New Pa. Driver And Vehicle Fees To Take Effect April 1

Seven new fee increases are taking effect April 1.

03/31/2014

(A Ridley Park road crew fills the pothole at Thayer and Barker Streets.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Delaware County Sending More Funds To Towns For Pothole Repairs

Delaware County Council has decided to forego nearly all of the million dollars it receives from a state road maintenance fund and give it directly to the county’s 49 municipalities for pothole repairs.

03/12/2014

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Pa. Senate Panel Probes Turnpike Accident, Other Winter Road Problems

A state Senate committee this morning will convene a hearing into last month’s massive chain-reaction accidents on the turnpike and other road emergencies caused by this winter’s wicked weather.

03/11/2014

(The West Valley Green Bridge.  Photo provided by Montgomery County commissioners' office)

Sudden Closure of a Montco Bridge Sends Drivers, County Engineers Scrambling

County commissioner Leslie Richards says nearly 6,000 vehicles use the bridge each day. She says detour signs have been posted.

03/10/2014

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Penndot Crews Out in Force, Repairing Roads During Deep-Freeze Respite

If you’re out driving on a highway this weekend, there’s a good chance you’ll see them. More than two dozen Penndot crews are on pothole repair duty.

03/07/2014

Bob Cox, owner of Ridge Auto and Tire Center in Ambler. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Some Parts In Short Supply As Potholes Create Spike In Tire Repair

As PennDOT and NJ DOT work feverishly to fix all of the potholes that have crept up in the past few weeks, many folks continue their daily dance with the holes in the road, sometimes with dire consequences.

03/07/2014

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PennDOT Reduces Speed Limit On Major Roadways Due To Storm

Due to the winter storm, the speed limit on several major roads in Pennsylvania have been reduced.

03/03/2014

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Road Crews, Mass Transit Ready To Deal With Latest Winter Storm

With another winter storm in the works, all eyes are on the roads, mass transit and the public utilities.

03/02/2014

PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch 
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PennDOT Secretary: More Turnpike Connections Down The Road

The secretary of PennDOT says more access points to the Pennsylvania Turnpike may be in the offing as extra revenues start rolling in under the state’s new transportation funding plan.

03/01/2014

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