Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
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.
A Penndot spokeswoman says the idea isn’t new — just the method.
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.
Crews this week begin nighttime and overnight work this week to expand Route 202 to six lanes in Chester County.
There were 1,310 people killed in Pennsylvania traffic accidents last year, twenty-four more than in 2011.
The teen death toll rose in 25 states, eight states were unchanged, and 17 — including Pennsylvania and New Jersey — saw their the numbers drop.
In an effort to increase the number of Pennsylvanians who are organ donors, PennDOT has installed video monitors at some driver’s license centers to educate the uninitiated.
The annual survey compiled by Texas A&M’s Transportation Institute finds the Philadelphia area’s position unchanged from the previous year.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation crews have been out since yesterday spraying salt solution on the roadways to help prevent any snow accumulation from bonding to the asphalt.
The 84-year-old, steel-girder drawbridge across the Schuylkill River will be in the upright position through January 18th while they do the repair work on the bridge’s bearings.
“It is an 8,000 gallon tractor-trailer full of salt brine,” Penndot spokesman Charles Metzger explains.
The Lower State Road Bridge, which spans the Neshaminy Creek, was shut down last January because of structural problems.
A bill to expand the use of red light cameras to catch traffic violators in Pennsylvania is on its way to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.
Philadelphia election officials, anxious to make sure voters have photo ID, are waiting impatiently for data from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Drivers who use Susquehanna Road through Abington to get to the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Montgomery County will have to find another route, starting Monday.