Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

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Part 2: Delays Big & Small

“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.”


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PennDOT Opens New Visitors Center on I-95 At Delaware Border

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.


(Credit: George MacCartney)

PennDOT: State Roads Closed Due To Hurricane Irene

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.


Mainstreet (Manayunk) - (credit: @TheSeanTucker)

PennDOT: 38 Bridges In Philadelphia Region Remain Closed Due To 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.


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Gov. Corbett Signs Disaster Declaration For Pennsylvania As Irene Nears

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.


(Photo by Tony Romeo)

Pa. Panel Recommends Higher Gasoline Taxes and Vehicle Fees

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.



PennDOT Considers 8-Year Driver’s License Renewals

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.


(A front-end loader moves salt at a PennDOT facility in Nicetown.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

PennDOT Tackles Latest Snow

At the Philadelphia County maintenance office of PennDOT in Nicetown, workers were gearing up for Friday’s anticipated blast of snow.