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FILE PHOTO: Salt trucks out in full force (credit: Paul Kurtz)

Salt Travels Long Way To Keep Us Safe In Bad Weather

Plenty more salt is stock piled just in case Old Man Winter has a few more tricks up his sleeve, but where does all that salt come from?

01/26/2014

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Winter Storm Leaves Mark On Delaware Valley

Another winter blast blanketed the region Saturday with a modest covering of snow, but it still caused some problems for area residents.

01/25/2014

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

Road Crews Ready For Latest Round Of Snow

Yes, more snow, and more work for road crews this weekend as yet another winter storm passes through the Philadelphia region.

01/25/2014

file photo (credit: Charlotte Huffman)

PennDOT Working To Fix Street Lights Along Schuylkill Expressway

If you’ve driven the Vine Street Expressway and parts of the Schuylkill after sunset over the past couple months, you might have noticed fewer lights along the way.

01/23/2014

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PennDOT Crews Alter Salt Mixture In An Effort To Keep Roads Clear

PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.

01/21/2014

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

Crews Gearing Up To Keep Roads Passable Through Tuesday’s Storm

Getting around is sure to be treacherous, but PennDOT says it is already on the job, brining state roads in the region.

01/20/2014

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PennDOT Announces Upcoming Lane Closures In Philadelphia

PennDOT announced that daytime lane closures are scheduled in Philadelphia for the week of Jan. 20-24 for a series of bridge inspections.

01/19/2014

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Penndot Plowing Through Its Snow Removal Budget With Lots of Winter Left

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says it has already spent half its winter weather budget, but promises it will be business-as-usual no matter what the rest of the season brings.

01/13/2014

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Icy Conditions Cause Major Problems Throughout Region

A blanket of ice covered the region early Sunday morning, causing all sorts of problems for commuters.

01/05/2014

PennDOT trucks. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

PennDOT Testing Beet Juice To Treat Icy, Snowy Roads In Western Pa.

Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?

01/03/2014

(A Penndot salt pile.  File photo by Jim Melwert)

Crews Prepping For First Snowfall Of 2014

The first snowfall of the new year is already on the way, and crews have been preparing since New Year’s Eve.

01/02/2014

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

Local Road Crews Set To Tackle Pending Winter Storm

PennDOT spokesman Gene Blaum says they tried to get to work about 48 hours before the winter storm’s predicted arrival.

01/01/2014

(A PennDOT brine truck lays a salt spray ahead of foul weather.  File photo)

Delaware Valley Road Crews Gearing Up For Thursday Snow Event

PennDOT spokesman Brad Rudolph says the first priority was spraying brine on the roads.

01/01/2014

The parking lot at Wegman's in King of Prussia, coated in snow. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Another Snow Storm During Morning Commute

The KYW Newsradio traffic center reports several accidents throughout Montgomery and Bucks Counties due to slick, icy conditions. Drivers are advised to reduce speeds and drive carefully.

12/17/2013

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As Snow Moves In, Crews Prepare For Messy Morning Commute

Even though this isn’t a major storm, the winter weather is sure to make for a messy morning commute.

12/16/2013

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