Penndot

Penndot truck gets loaded with rock salt in file photo. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

PennDOT Getting Ready As Winter Storm Closes In On Area

With another winter storm on the way, PennDOT is gearing up for what could be a long night of work.

01/23/2015

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Drivers Urged To Use Caution Over Concern About Slick Roads

One day after the Philadelphia region saw hundreds of accidents and dozens of closures along major highways, drivers were being warned about the potential for more icy conditions on area roads.

01/19/2015

Icy conditions caused nightmares for drivers in the Delaware Valley Sunday. (Credit: CBS3)

Road Crews Preparing For More Icy Conditions

PennDOT crews are bracing for more icy conditions on the roads though the overnight hours.

01/18/2015

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

Crews Getting Ready For Monday Morning Wintry Mix

Road crews are preparing for snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight that could make for a slick commute during the morning rush.

01/11/2015

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PennDOT, Local Officials Tackling Snow Preparations In Delaware Valley

PennDOT and City officials started treating roads late Sunday night, and at midnight PennDOT began rolling out the road crews, meaning a full fleet of salt and brine trucks and plows are ready to go.

01/06/2015

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PennDOT Rep: Gas Tax Is Part Of Doing Business

Erin Waters-Trasatt, as spokeswoman for PennDOT talked with WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about its importance and how it has affected the Philadelphia area.

01/05/2015

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Pa. Drivers Speak Out About High Gas Tax

Gas prices may be at an all time low, but a gas tax in Pennsylvania could set back drivers 10 cents a gallon.

01/01/2015

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PennDOT To Remove, Replace Seven Bridges Over Vine Street Expressway

Blaum says PennDOT expects the work to be completed by the fall of 2019.

12/27/2014

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

10 More Charged in Alleged PennDOT Ripoff Scheme

State prosecutors say taxpayers werer defrauded of more than $5 million.

12/17/2014

PennDOT's Lou Toaso says crews are ready for whatever mother nature might bring on Thanksgiving Eve. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

PennDOT Says Crews Ready For Snow On Biggest Travel Day Of The Year

Les Toaso, PennDOT’s district executive for Southeastern Pennsylvania, says the department put three-quarters of its trucks on the road to make sure they stay ice free through this travel period.

11/26/2014

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

PennDOT Warns Against Travel On I-81 During Storm

PennDOT press secretary Rich Kirkpatrick said Wednesday that anyone considering driving long distances on the highway should try to postpone their travel.

11/26/2014

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Snow Falling On Busiest Travel Day Of Year

Light rain this morning will be changing to snow and the timing just could not be worse.

11/26/2014

File photo of road salt. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

PennDOT Officials Say They’re Ready For A Messy Thanksgiving Eve

PennDOT says they will have 444 snow plow trucks ready for this winter in the Philadelphia area and they have over 100,000 tons of salt ready to go.

11/25/2014

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

While Crews Gear Up To Tackle Snowy Roads, PennDOT Reminds Drivers To Be Prepared And Flexible When Traveling

PennDOT says crews are monitoring the forecast and they will be prepared to take on the wintry weather conditions.

11/24/2014

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Experts Say Local Holiday Travelers Will Have Plenty Of Company

The AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates more than a half million Philadelphia-area residents will travel 50 miles or more away from home over the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/24/2014

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