Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
“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.