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Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission

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Pa. Turnpike To Raise Speed Limit To 70 mph On 100-Mile Stretch Next Week

Throughout the day on Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will gradually unveil signs posting a 70 mile an hour speed limit on most sections of the road between Morgantown in Berks County to the Blue Mountain Interchange in Cumberland County.

07/18/2014

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Pa. Tpk. Tolls Rising 5 Percent in January, For Both Cash and E-Z Pass

A Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission spokesman says this will be the first time in a couple of years that the toll hike will apply evenly to cash and E-Z Pass customers.

06/17/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Commission To Conduct Follow-Up Investigation Of Massive Pileup

In the aftermath of the major pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike last Friday, the Turnpike Commission is promising a thorough follow-up investigation to find out what it could have done to prevent the accidents.

02/21/2014

Tolls on the PA Turnpike

PA Turnpike Toll Hike Relief Still A While Off

The new transportation funding law enacted last month addresses the problem of mounting debt at the Pennsylvania Turnpike

12/08/2013

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New Round Of Toll Hikes Coming For Pa. Turnpike Drivers

Starting January 5th, tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will rise an average of 2 percent for E-ZPass customers and 12 percent for cash customers.

07/30/2013

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PennDOT, Pa. Turnpike Team Up In Hopes Of Providing Better Travel Information

PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have teamed up to get commuting information from drivers.

07/21/2013

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UPDATE: I-476 NB Reopened After Accident Snarls Traffic In Montgomery County

Chopper 3 HD was over the scene of a two-vehicle accident on I-476 in Montgomery County on Tuesday.

07/16/2013

(Former Pennsylvania Turnpike CEO Joseph Brimmeier, in 2006 file photo.)

Harrisburg Insider Describes Acts of Alleged Corruption at Pa. Turnpike

The defendants in the case include the turnpike’s former CEO, Joseph Brimmeier (photo), former turnpike commissioner Mitchell Rubin, and the former longtime Democratic leader of the state senate, Robert Mellow, who is currently serving time for his guilty plea in a federal corruption probe.

06/24/2013

First Pennsylvania Turnpike Defendant Up Waives Hearing

A defendant in a state corruption investigation of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is waiving a preliminary hearing.

05/13/2013

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Pa. Turnpike To Tap Federal Green-Cards-For-Investors Funding Program

A Turnpike Commission spokesman says the turnpike plans to borrow $200 million and is expected to save $35 million, also says the plan has been thoroughly vetted.

05/09/2013

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Even Some Veteran Reporters Surprised By Scope Of PA Turnpike Scandal

The scope of an alleged corruption scheme at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission detailed by the state attorney general has taken even some veteran statehouse journalists by surprise.

03/17/2013

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Pa. Auditor General Keeps Pressing Turnpike Officials On Their Financing Plan

The state auditor general has renewed his concerns that mounting debt at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will result in massive toll hikes for motorists.

11/13/2012

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I-Team Investigation: PA Turnpike To Continue Spending Thousands On Outdated Emergency Call Boxes

In this age of the iPhone, many states are removing outdated emergency call boxes from the sides of highways, but that’s not the case in Pennsylvania where the CBS 3 I-Team found the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission plans to keep spending hundreds of thousands of dollars maintaining theirs even though very few drivers use them.

09/26/2012

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Pa. Turnpike May — Or May Not — Be Headed For Financial Calamity, Lawmakers Told

“The turnpike, quite frankly, isn’t going to survive if this continues,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner told legislators.

09/25/2012

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Approves Toll Increase

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved another toll increase that will take effect in January.

07/21/2012

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