Pennsylvania Turnpike

(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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UPDATE: Pa. Turnpike WB Reopens After Chain Reaction Crash

A chain-reaction crash involving dozens of vehicles Thursday morning shut down a portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 78.

12/26/2013

Tolls on the PA Turnpike

PA Turnpike Toll Hike Relief Still A While Off

The new transportation funding law enacted last month addresses the problem of mounting debt at the Pennsylvania Turnpike

12/08/2013

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Overturned Tractor Trailer Wreaks Havoc During Morning Commute

A tractor trailer overturned on the I-76 westbound on-ramp snarling traffic during the Wednesday morning commute in Upper Merion.

11/06/2013

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Police Make Arrest In Pa. Turnpike Crash

Police have made an arrest in a hit-and-run crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County.

10/22/2013

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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

(A truck driven by Benjamin Kane lays overturned on the Pennsylvania Turnpike after crashing into a maintenance crew.  File photo)

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

(Officials  take part in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the interchange connecting the Pennsylvania Turnpike with I-95.  Credit: Brad Segall)

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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