This Sunday, turnpike tolls will go up five percent across the board.
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.
State Police say one person is dead and four others injured after an accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early Thursday morning.
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.
State officials unveiled the new look for the service trucks today.
Officials say the victim was struck around 11 a.m. and their injuries appear to be non life-threatening.
It happened around 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Delaware River Bridge interchange.
It happened around 4 p.m. on the Pennsylvania Turnpike westbound at milepost 307.1.
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.
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.
An early morning accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike’s Northeast Extension has caused a 7-mile back-up approaching Lansdale.
The Turnpike Commission says on Wednesday they will announce other sections where the speed limit will also be increased.
Crews are responding to the scene of a vehicle fire in the westbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Willow Grove approaching Plymouth Meeting.
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.
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.