PennDOT crews have begun mixing in calcium-chloride to their typical salt mixture because of plunging temperatures.
As of 10 a.m., most major highways in the area were under speed limit restrictions of 45 miles per hour.
“Secondary roads are still a little bit of a mess because of the refreeze, you salt the roads and then as it gets slushy it freezes up, impossible to get up,” Camden County Freeholder Ian Leonard said.
Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?
In Camden, County Public Works crews got on the job at 5 a.m. and the work didn’t stop until well after lunch.
The rapidly falling snow is causing traffic and travel delays all over the Philadelphia region.
Police say the accident happened on the southbound side of Route 611 at Stangeler Avenue in Warrington early Tuesday morning.
It seems that everywhere you turn there’s a camera capturing your every move, from security cameras when we’re shopping to red light cameras when we’re driving. 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan finds there are other cameras that you may not be aware of.
They might have been a good idea in the 1950s and 60s, but a New Jersey lawmaker says any new ones should be banned.
In Monday morning’s early hours, Montgomery County PennDOT crews filled trucks with sand and were ready to hit the roadways.
The snow is causing heavy traffic in the Philadelphia area.
On Tuesday, Pennsylvania Turnpike officials celebrated the opening of the highway’s newest interchange, finally connecting Route 29 in Great Valley, Chester County with Interstate 76. But even as that $60 million project opens, the turnpike is facing renewed criticism of its finances.
Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.
The increased enforcement is part of the nationwide “Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day” campaign, which is designed to draw awareness to safe driving and keep the roads free of fatalities for a single day.
Responding to a complaint that mass transit in Pennsylvania’s urban areas is too heavily supported with state dollars, the state transportation secretary says motorists in those urban areas also subsidize roads in rural areas – and at a higher rate.