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Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

(Penndot repair crews, in file photo.  Credit: CBS 3)

PennDOT Patches Potholes On Major Delaware County Roads

PennDOT will be patching some holes on highways ahead of a bigger fix.

07/08/2014

(The Walt Whitman Bridge, operated by the Delaware River Port Authority.)

Highway Officials Clearing Access to Alternative Del. River Bridges as Ben Franklin Project Begins

One obstacle on the Pennsylvania side of the Walt Whitman is about to disappear.

05/22/2014

(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

(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

(Penndot salt trucks.  File photo)

Pa. Agencies Working To Minimize Road Salt Waste and Pollution

What does all that salt mean for the environment when it’s washed away?

01/29/2014

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Penndot Temporarily Relaxes Rules For Home Heating Fuel Delivery Drivers

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has granted a temporary waiver of hauling restrictions for home heating oil suppliers that are having difficulty keeping up with demand in this bitter winter weather.

01/10/2014

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

PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits On Area Highways As Snow Moves In

Pre-wetting the roads with a solution of magnesium chloride helps crews stay ahead of the snow. Penndot begins plowing after one-half inch of snow accumulates.

01/02/2014

(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

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

Crews, Residents Gearing Up For Yet Another Early Delaware Valley Snowstorm

Here we go again! Snow is in the forecast for Saturday, and area transportation department crews are ready for it.

12/14/2013

(A Penndot front-end loader piles salt at a depot.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits)

PennDOT Says It Has The Salt Stockpiled, Whatever This Winter Holds

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Gene Blaum says the salt depots are stocked with tons of salt across the five-county Philadelphia region, and plow blades are sharpened and ready to go.

11/14/2013

(Image from Commonwealth of Pa. web site)

PennDOT Holding Its First-Ever Online Public Meeting

A Penndot spokeswoman says the idea isn’t new — just the method.

09/26/2013

(Sign warning drivers of  red-light camera at Broad and Vine in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Fines Collected From Philadelphia Red-Light Violators Go Mostly Elsewhere in Pa.

Approximately $4.7 million in fine money collected from Philadelphia’s red light cameras in 2012 has been awarded to projects around the state, but only $1.5 million of that money will stay in Philadelphia.

04/08/2013

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Route 202 Widening Project Moves Further South

Crews this week begin nighttime and overnight work this week to expand Route 202 to six lanes in Chester County.

04/01/2013

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Pennsylvania’s Fatal Traffic Accident Rate Ticked Upward in 2012

There were 1,310 people killed in Pennsylvania traffic accidents last year, twenty-four more than in 2011.

04/01/2013

(File photo by Paul Gluck)

Continued Rise In Teen Traffic Deaths Seen As Worrisome By Experts

The teen death toll rose in 25 states, eight states were unchanged, and 17 — including Pennsylvania and New Jersey — saw their the numbers drop.

02/26/2013

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