A layer of snow and ice-covered the surface on some roads in South Jersey, fortunately most drivers recognize the icy shine from a distance and they’re smart enough to slow down.
New Jersey will get more than $10 million in federal grants to repair state and federal roads damaged by severe weather and flooding that battered the state this summer.
With downed power lines, trees and serious flooding throughout the area Saturday night, authorities are requesting individuals to make an effort to stay off the roadways.
The severe winter conditions in the area have not only been a major inconvenience for people, it has been disheartening with major travel delays and several accidents around the region.
If you think you’re weary of snow, try living on the 100 blocks of either Sigel or McClellan Streets in South Philadelphia.
It doesn’t take much snow or ice to throw a major wrench into your commute. It helps to know how your car or truck handles in messy weather before you hit the road.
There’s a huge gap in Pennsylvania’s plan to fund roads, bridges and mass transit and there’s a good chance that gap will go unfilled next year.
Governor Rendell continues to push hard for action on transportation funding before he leaves office in January, but it increasingly appears to be a lost cause.