Penndot is dispatching trucks, plows, and crews from across the state. New Jersey DOT is sending ten dumptrucks equipped with plows and salt spreaders, six front-end loaders, ten “bobcats,” and 36 workers.
It may be having an impact on our freshwater creeks since the salt sprinkled on our roads comes straight from the earth.
It’s like Groundhog Day! The winter weather is once again impacting the Monday morning commute for drivers and others trying to make their way to work, school and elsewhere.
Winter weather is coming, despite your Super Bowl plans. But PennDOT crews aren’t waiting on the sideline. They’ve already jumped into action.
As the latest winter blast picks up in intensity across the region today, the biggest impact point is expected to be Philadelphia International Airport where a handful of flight cancellations are already reported.
Road crews are out preparing for what’s predicted to be a massive onslaught of snow over the next few days.
It looks like the recent string of snowstorms will continue Sunday night and PennDot and NJDOT are ready for the worst.
For the second weekend in a row, travelers across the Philadelphia region were dealing with a slick commute after snow and rain fell on area roads overnight.
With another winter storm on the way, PennDOT is gearing up for what could be a long night of work.
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.
PennDOT crews are bracing for more icy conditions on the roads though the overnight hours.
Road crews are preparing for snow, sleet and freezing rain overnight that could make for a slick commute during the morning rush.
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.
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.
Gas prices may be at an all time low, but a gas tax in Pennsylvania could set back drivers 10 cents a gallon.