Pennsylvania Turnpike

(Former Pennsylvania Turnpike CEO Joseph Brimmeier, in 2006 file photo.)

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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Police: Man Had $1M In Heroin On Pennsylvania Turnpike

Prosecutors plan a news conference on a Pennsylvania Turnpike traffic stop during which state police troopers say they found $1 million worth of heroin in a Pittsburgh man’s car.

04/08/2013

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Major Delays On PA Turnpike Eastbound After 7-Vehicle Accident

There are major delays on the Pennsylvania Turnpike eastbound between Willow Grove and Bensalem after a seven-vehicle accident closed the roadway down Wednesday afternoon.

03/27/2013

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Coroner: No Drugs Found In Pa. Bus Driver’s System

A coroner says there were no signs of drugs or alcohol found in the body of the bus driver involved in a crash that killed a pregnant college lacrosse coach earlier this month in central Pennsylvania.

03/26/2013

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Even Some Veteran Reporters Surprised By Scope Of PA Turnpike Scandal

The scope of an alleged corruption scheme at the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission detailed by the state attorney general has taken even some veteran statehouse journalists by surprise.

03/17/2013

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Pregnant Coach, Driver Killed In PA Lacrosse Team Bus Crash

A tour bus carrying a college’s women’s lacrosse team to a game went off the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Saturday and crashed into a tree, killing a pregnant coach and the driver and sending others to hospitals, authorities said.

03/16/2013

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Ex-Senate Leader, Seven Others Charged In Turnpike Probe

A former state Senate leader and seven others have been charged in a “pay to play” case involving the Pennsylvania Turnpike, state prosecutors said Wednesday.

03/13/2013

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Annual Toll Hikes Set To Take Effect Along PA Turnpike

Another round of annual toll hikes is set to take effect along the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Sunday.

01/03/2013

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Travel Affected Due To Snow In Delaware Valley

Snow has affected both the Philadelphia International Airport and Pennsylvania Turnpike.

12/29/2012

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