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.
Benjamin Kane was driving his moving van with a suspended license when it crashed into a Pennsylvania Turnpike work crew and overturned.
The accident was reported shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Pennsylvania Turnpike westbound near Delaware Valley (#358).
The Pennsylvania Turnpike I-476 southbound has been reopened at Lansdale interchange exit 31 after emergency roadway repair.
The project is designed to improve traffic flow through the midatlantic region.
One lane is getting by on the left as crews continue cleanup efforts.
According to Toll Roads News, the New Jersey Turnpike is the clear leader when it comes to revenues for toll roads in North America.
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.
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.
Falling debris from an underpass has prompted officials to close a Montgomery County roadway.
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.
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.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike has announced plans to open charging stations for electric-powered vehicles at several locations, including the King of Prussia service plaza.
The incident happened at about 10:45 p.m. on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Allendale Road overpass in Upper Merion Township.
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.