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Top Pa. Lawmaker Wants Top Speed Limits Increased to 70 MPH

Raising the speed limit in Pennsylvania is not a new idea. But the support of a leader like Republican state senator Joe Scarnati, the president pro tempore of the state senate, could be a game changer.

10/11/2013

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Prison Sentence For Montco Man Who Crashed, Killing Turnpike Worker

Benjamin Kane was driving his moving van with a suspended license when it crashed into a Pennsylvania Turnpike work crew and overturned.

10/09/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Injured In Pa. Turnpike Crash In Bristol

The accident was reported shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Pennsylvania Turnpike westbound near Delaware Valley (#358).

09/26/2013

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Northeast Extension Southbound Reopens At Lansdale After Emergency Repair

The Pennsylvania Turnpike I-476 southbound has been reopened at Lansdale interchange exit 31 after emergency roadway repair.

09/24/2013

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At Long Last, Work Begins To Interconnect I-95 and Pa. Turnpike in Bucks

The project is designed to improve traffic flow through the midatlantic region.

07/30/2013

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NE Extension Reopens After Multi-Vehicle Accident Lansdale Causes 7-Mile Backup

One lane is getting by on the left as crews continue cleanup efforts.

07/29/2013

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Report: New Jersey Turnpike Has Highest Revenues Of Any Toll Road In North America

According to Toll Roads News, the New Jersey Turnpike is the clear leader when it comes to revenues for toll roads in North America.

07/24/2013

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Six Ordered Held For Trial For Alleged Pennsylvania Turnpike Bid Rigging Scheme

After a preliminary hearing that included days of testimony, a district judge in suburban Harrisburg has ordered that six defendants face trial in the turnpike corruption case.

07/17/2013

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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

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Falling Debris Closes Montgomery County Road

Falling debris from an underpass has prompted officials to close a Montgomery County roadway.

06/21/2013

Woman, Boyfriend Get Classes For Girl In Dog Cage Stunt On Turnpike

A Pennsylvania woman and her boyfriend must take parenting classes after they let the woman’s 10-year-old daughter ride in a dog cage — in the back of the man’s pickup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

06/14/2013

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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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The PA Turnpike Announces Plans For Electric Car Charging Stations

The Pennsylvania Turnpike has announced plans to open charging stations for electric-powered vehicles at several locations, including the King of Prussia service plaza.

04/23/2013

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed On PA Turnpike In King Of Prussia

The incident happened at about 10:45 p.m. on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Allendale Road overpass in Upper Merion Township.

04/22/2013

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Moody’s Downgrades Turnpike Bonds, Cites Toll Concerns

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded its ratings for billions of dollars in Pennsylvania Turnpike Bonds and cites toll hikes as one of its concerns.

04/13/2013

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