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(A Ridley Park road crew fills the pothole at Thayer and Barker Streets.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Delaware County Sending More Funds To Towns For Pothole Repairs

Delaware County Council has decided to forego nearly all of the million dollars it receives from a state road maintenance fund and give it directly to the county’s 49 municipalities for pothole repairs.

03/12/2014

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Pa. Senate Panel Probes Turnpike Accident, Other Winter Road Problems

A state Senate committee this morning will convene a hearing into last month’s massive chain-reaction accidents on the turnpike and other road emergencies caused by this winter’s wicked weather.

03/11/2014

(The West Valley Green Bridge.  Photo provided by Montgomery County commissioners' office)

Sudden Closure of a Montco Bridge Sends Drivers, County Engineers Scrambling

County commissioner Leslie Richards says nearly 6,000 vehicles use the bridge each day. She says detour signs have been posted.

03/10/2014

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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 
(credit: Tony Romeo)

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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