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Pa. Turnpike Commission Launches Review Of Massive Backup During Winter StormThe Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission today announced that it has launched a two-phase review of its response to and management of an incident that occurred during an epic blizzard over the weekend resulting in hundreds of travelers being stranded for 24 hours.
Winter Storm Strands Temple Gymnastics Team On Bus Along Pennsylvania TurnpikeThe team of 14 gymnasts, three coaches and an athletic trainer was braving the weather and heading to a gymnastics meet at the University of Pittsburgh when traffic came to a halt.
UPDATE: Pa. Turnpike Implements Speed Restriction Earlier Than Planned; Truck And Trailer Restrictions In Effect Due to the increasing severity of the winter storm, the Pennsylvania Turnpike says it has decided to put speed restrictions in place beginning at 8:30 p.m. tonight instead of midnight.
Stretch Of Northeast Extension Set To Close For Widening ProjectThe Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is closing northbound and southbound lanes of the Northeast Extension from midnight until 6 a.m. Sunday between the Mid-County interchange and the Lansdale exit.
Plug May Be Pulled On Pennsylvania Turnpike Call BoxesThe state Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday will review a House bill that would allow the Turnpike Commission to eliminate the boxes, saving $200,000 annually.
All Lanes Reopen On Pa. Turnpike In BensalemPolice say the four-vehicle crash caused major delays, pushing traffic back to New Jersey.
All Eastbound Lanes Open On Pa. Turnpike Following Accident In Bucks CountyThe crash happened in Southampton Township between Willow Grove and Bensalem.
Studies Continue Into 70 MPH Speed Limit Possibility In PennsylvaniaPennsylvania motorists who gravitate toward the left lane may have to wait a bit longer to learn whether state policymakers consider it safe to increase interstate speed limits to 70 mph.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Rising 6% in JanuaryCommission spokesman Carl DeFebo says it will mark the second year in a row that turnpike tolls will be increased across the board, after several years of smaller increases for EZ Pass customers.
Oil Truck Fire Shuts Down All Eastbound Lanes Of PA Turnpike In BensalemIt happened around 7 a.m. when a truck carrying 2,700 gallons of home heating oil caught fire.
Pennsylvania Turnpike To End Usual Tolls At Jersey CrossingThe Pennsylvania Turnpike will replace traditional toll collection with all-electronic tolling at the Delaware River Bridge, which connects Bristol, Pennsylvania, with Burlington Township, New Jersey.
Puppies Get Loose On Pa. Turnpike After Crash In Montgomery CountyAn accident involving a van carrying a load of puppies caused quite a back-up Wednesday morning for drivers along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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