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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

Snow traffic. (credit: Jim Melwert)

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

(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

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