Pennsylvania Turnpike

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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

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

Traffic Studies Set For Willow Grove Tpk. Interchange and Rt. 611

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission has released $50,000 each for two studies looking at how to alleviate congestion at the interchange and along the Route 611 corridor.

03/28/2014

File Photo: Robin Williams, 21, was killed when her car was rearended by the defendant's pickup truck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  (Credit: Chopper 3)

Pa. State Trooper Sentenced In Deadly DUI Turnpike Crash

Barry Searfoss has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and DUI, and was sentenced to 6-23 months in prison.

03/04/2014

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PennDOT: Keeping Speed Restrictions In Place Would Not Have Prevented Turnpike Pileup Crash

Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary says keeping speed restrictions in place would not have prevented the series of pile-ups that paralyzed the turnpike on Valentine’s Day.

02/26/2014

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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

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Pa. Lawmaker Plans Legislative Hearing Into Friday’s Massive Turnpike Pileup

Some have questioned why Pennsylvania Turnpike authorities lifted speed restrictions on the morning of the chain-reaction series of crashes.

02/19/2014

(File photo: final preparations were underway for the Philadelphia Auto Show the day before it opened to the public on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Final Sunday of Phila. Auto Show Sets An All-Time Record

This year’s just-ended Philadelphia Auto Show was a record-setter despite suffering through some very difficult winter weather.

02/18/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Operating Under Winter Weather Advisory

The Pennsylvania Turnpike is now operating under a Winter Weather Advisory system-wide due to the forecast of snow.

02/17/2014

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UPDATE: Pa. Turnpike Reopened After Massive Crash, All-Day Closure

Several multi-vehicles crashes involving dozens of cars and several trucks shut down the eastbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

02/14/2014

(Mennonite women stuck behind the crashes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike sell donuts to fellow "turnpike refugees."  Photo provided by  listener Bo Bohmueller)

Motorists Stuck in Long-Term Traffic Snarls Warned To Use Care Until Freed

A representative of AAA gives advice for those stuck in long-term traffic jams, such as the one that began this morning on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

02/14/2014

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Pa. Turnpike Reduces Speed Limit Due To Weather

Turnpike officials say speed limits are now reduced to 45 miles per hour from the Gateway Toll Barrier (Exit #2) east to the Delaware River Bridge Interchange (Exit #359) and the Northeastern Extension (I-476) from Mid-County (Exit #20) north to the Clarks Summit Interchange (Exit #131).

02/04/2014

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed On Pa. Turnpike

Chopper 3 over the scene after authorities say one person is dead after a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

01/29/2014

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