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(File photo:  a front-end loader fills a Penndot plow truck with salt.  Credit: CBS3)

Penndot On High Alert As Next Snowstorm Aims For Philadelphia Area

Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger says the agency already has workers out, getting ready for the next snowstorm, which is predicted to hit us on Sunday evening.

02/28/2014

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Clogged Drain Shuts Down Bristol Road In Southampton

Bristol Road will be closed until Thursday afternoon between Knowles Avenue and 2nd Street Pike.

02/26/2014

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PennDOT: Keeping Speed Restrictions In Place Would Not Have Prevented Turnpike Pileup Crash

Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary says keeping speed restrictions in place would not have prevented the series of pile-ups that paralyzed the turnpike on Valentine’s Day.

02/26/2014

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PennDOT Begins Hauling In 20,000 Tons Of Extra Salt To Get Pa. Through Snowy Winter

Kirkpatrick says the problem with salt is not a lack of supply but rather a problem with distribution, so commercial haulers will work around-the-clock for the next week or so to get extra supplies into the state.

02/25/2014

(This woman got a Penndot ID card in anticipation that she would need it to vote.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Price Of Pa. Non-Driver’s ID To More Than Double In April

“It just really creates a burden for the poor in Philadelphia,” says Adam Bruckner who runs the non-profit Philly ReStart.

02/25/2014

(A driver negotiates past a formidable pothole on Fifth Street, north of Market, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Potholes Present Challenge For Delaware Valley Drivers, Repair Crews

The snow is melting, but that’s only exposing more gaping potholes throughout the region.

02/20/2014

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SEPTA Announces Route 15 Richmond Street Detour

SEPTA announced that beginning Thursday, February 20, Richmond Street will close between Lehigh Avenue and Cambria Street as part of PennDOT’s I-95 reconstruction project.

02/19/2014

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Richmond Street 2-Year Detour Starts Thursday In Port Richmond

Attention drivers: Richmond Street will be closed to through traffic and detoured between Lehigh Avenue and Cambria Street in Port Richmond beginning Thursday afternoon.

02/18/2014

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Some Philadelphia Area Driving Restrictions Lifted

PennDOT and the Pa. Turnpike Commission have lifted some driving restrictions as the storm enters a lull.

02/13/2014

FILE PHOTO: A PennDOT truck prepares for a coming snowstorm.  (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Penndot Ready For Coming Snowstorm, Urges Driver Caution

Penndot’s Nick Martino says the suburbs north and west of the city could see as much as 14 inches of snow while the city and the I-95 corridor will get snow at first and then sleet and rain.

02/12/2014

PennDOT crews prepare trucks ahead of a snow storm. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PennDOT Says More Than 400 Trucks Will Hit The Highways Wednesday To Battle ANOTHER Winter Storm

PennDOT crews have their plow blades prepared and are getting ready to load the trucks with road salt to handle the impending storm.

02/11/2014

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Severe Winter Weather Costs Delaware Valley Tens Of Millions… So Far

From driving snow that crippled traffic and caused accidents, to an ice storm that left more than a half million people in our region in the dark, the cost of this winter could be tallied in varied ways including serious inconveniences.

02/07/2014

FILE PHOTO: A PennDOT truck prepares for a coming snowstorm.  (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

PennDOT Crews Prepare For Yet Another Winter Storm

The anticipated snow on Monday, much like the many other storms this winter, is keeping road crews very busy.

02/02/2014

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Montgomery County Wants Drivers To Put Down Those Phones

The Montgomery County Health Department today kicked off a yearlong campaign to cut down on distracted driving.

01/29/2014

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Pa. Agencies Working To Minimize Road Salt Waste and Pollution

What does all that salt mean for the environment when it’s washed away?

01/29/2014

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