Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Penndot is now looking at stepped-up speed enforcement and more warning signs to slow drivers down.
“Dnt txt n drv. It’s the law” is the message that drivers will see on 20 billboards around southeastern Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has just released thousands of federal dollars to help make it easier for children to walk or bike to school.
The forecast of snow for Thursday night and early this weekend is spurring Penndot crews in the region to action, as they prepare to battle the first winter “event” of 2012.
“It’s a black keystone with a white ‘PA’ in the middle, within a white circle, that when you rotate the card reverses to just the opposite,” says a Penndot spokeswoman.
“It’s disastrous,” says one area driver. “They shouldn’t be doing this construction during the peak hours when people are trying to get to work.”
The new, 8,500-square-foot building replaces the two smaller buildings that could no longer accommodate the more than 130,000 visitors who stop into the center each year.
he Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has released a list of state roads throughout the Delaware Valley that may be closed or restricted due to flooding or downed trees and power lines caused by Hurricane Irene.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced that 38 bridges in the Philadelphia region will remain closed temporarily due to flood waters from Hurricane Irene.
Governor Corbett says the disaster declaration will enable state and local governments to respond more quickly and efficiently to any problems the storm may cause.
As expected, Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett’s “Transportation Funding Commission” has recommended increasing fuel taxes and vehicle fees to raise new money for roads, bridges, and mass transit.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is looking for ways to cut administrative costs so it can save more of its funding for infrastructure maintenance and repairs.
At the Philadelphia County maintenance office of PennDOT in Nicetown, workers were gearing up for Friday’s anticipated blast of snow.