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Pennsylvania Turnpike

(State highway officials unveil a new speed limit sign along the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Harrisburg.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

More 70 MPH Speed Limits Coming in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Turnpike officials say the entire toll road system, including the sections that roll through urban areas, may get a speed limit boost to 70 mph next year.

07/23/2014

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PA Turnpike Rolls Out 70 MPH Speed Limit A Day Ahead Of Schedule

A new 70 miles per hour speed limit is now in effect a day ahead of schedule along most of a nearly 100 mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s main line.

07/23/2014

Aftermath of accident on Northeast Extension on July 22, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Crash Causes Major Delay On Southbound Northeast Extension

An early morning accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeast Extension has caused a 7-mile back-up approaching Lansdale.

07/22/2014

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New Speed Limit On Stretch Of Pa. Turnpike Starts Wednesday

The Turnpike Commission says on Wednesday they will announce other sections where the speed limit will also be increased.

07/21/2014

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1 Injured In Vehicle Fire On Pa. Turnpike

Crews are responding to the scene of a vehicle fire in the westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Willow Grove approaching Plymouth Meeting.

07/21/2014

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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

(Photo by Mimi Doyle, provided)

Pa. Turnpike Relocating Maintenance Facility, Making More Room For Mall

Work is underway on a $14-million project to relocate the turnpike’s Plymouth Meeting maintenance facility to the eastbound side of the toll road.

07/17/2014

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Tractor Trailer Containing Mushroom Soil Overturns On Pa. Turnpike

Crews are investigating after a tanker truck rolled over on the Pennsylvania Turnpike by the Lincoln Highway exit.

07/03/2014

(Officials hold a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new Pennsylvania Turnpike project.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Another Pa. Turnpike Widening Project Gets Rolling

The eleven-mile stretch between Mid-County and the Lansdale interchange carries more than 65,000 cars a day.

06/23/2014

(The Willow Grove toll plaza, in 2008 file photo)

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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Maintenance Worker Killed In Turnpike Accident 

State officials say a tractor-trailer entered a Pennsylvania Turnpike lane that was closed for maintenance and struck two workers, killing one.

06/01/2014

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Northeast Extension SB Reopens At Lansdale Interchange Following Crash

Southbound lanes are closed between Exit #31 (Lansdale) and Pennsylvania Turnpike mile marker 27.5.

05/27/2014

file photo of a black bear. (credit:  FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Bear Eludes Police In Bensalem

Authorities set up roadblocks when a young black bear appeared in a Philadelphia suburb, startling residents.

05/24/2014

Police close off road in Bensalem after black bear sighting on May 23, 2014.

Black Bear Roaming In Bensalem, Pa.; Police Warn Residents

There was another sighting Friday night of a bear in Bensalem, Bucks County.

05/23/2014

Accident on Northeast Extension in Quakertown on May 5, 2014. (credit: CBS)

1 Injured In Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer On Northeast Extension

One person was injured after an accident involving a tractor-trailer and a passenger car on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

05/05/2014

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