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Tractor Trailers, Pick-Up Trucks Catch Fire At Industrial Yard In Bristol

Officials say three tractor trailers and three pick-up trucks caught fire inside a gated lot in an industrial park along the 1500 block of Clyde Waite Drive in Bristol.

11/03/2014

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1 Dead, 4 Hurt After Pa. Turnpike Crash

State Police say one person is dead and four others injured after an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Thursday morning.

10/23/2014

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5 Years And $2 Billion Later, NJ Turnpike Expansion Is Finished

Three new lanes of traffic northbound from exit 6 through 8A will open this weekend, along with an extra lane from 8A to 9. Next weekend, the same drill on the southbound side. Turnpike spokesman Tom Feeney says drivers will notice the difference almost immediately.

10/22/2014

(State-operated tow trucks will now be painted red and white, with a State Farm logo, rather than lime green.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

PennDOT Road Patrols Get an Insurance Company Sponsorship

State officials unveiled the new look for the service trucks today.

09/09/2014

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Police: Maintenance Worker Struck By Tractor-Trailer On Pa. Turnpike

Officials say the victim was struck around 11 a.m. and their injuries appear to be non life-threatening.

09/03/2014

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Vehicle Crashes Into Tollbooth On Pa. Turnpike; 1 Injured

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Delaware River Bridge interchange.

08/11/2014

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Pa. Turnpike Accident In Chester County

It happened around 4 p.m. on the Pennsylvania Turnpike westbound at milepost 307.1.

07/30/2014

(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

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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

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