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The Express-Times
4-vehicle Route 22 wreck sends 1 person to hospitalon Thursday morning sit in the left lane of Route 22 West just past the Route 1
4-vehicle Route 22 wreck sends 1 person to hospital
The Express-Times / Posted 4 hours ago
on Thursday morning sit in the left lane of Route 22 West just past the Route 191 interchange in Bethlehem Township. (PennDOT traffic camera photo) The crash at 7:41 a.m. was just beyond the Route 191 interchange at mile marker 329.7 and... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Road project to widen lanes for buggies takes toll on businessesSWGALCKI@ NB C >>WG SALTOP WACKSTI@ING THE TAXPAYERS' NEEDED. IF YOU ARE GOING
Road project to widen lanes for buggies takes toll on businesses
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 5 hours ago
SWGALCKI@ NB C >>WG SALTOP WACKSTI@ING THE TAXPAYERS' NEEDED. IF YOU ARE GOING TO CATER TO THE AMISH BUGGIES, ANBT C LEAST WGMAALKECKI@ THEM HAVE A LICENSE. NBC WGALCKI@ LORI: PENNDOT ADVISES BUSINESSES IN THE AREA TO KEEP THE... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Sewer work to close downtown block until the end of the weekwork to come While the closure may end Friday, the work will not be done, said
Sewer work to close downtown block until the end of the week
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 11 hours ago
work to come While the closure may end Friday, the work will not be done, said Terry McHenry, an inspection manager with PennDOT. Once crews started their work on the pipe, they realized the damage was more severe than they thought and would... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
New traffic patterns coming for I-83 in Colonial Park area Thursday & Friday nightto widen I-83 to six lanes. The I-83 widening project is currently scheduled to
New traffic patterns coming for I-83 in Colonial Park area Thursday & Friday night
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 17 hours ago
to widen I-83 to six lanes. The I-83 widening project is currently scheduled to start in late 2018 and finish in 2021. PennDOT has contracted with New Enterprise Stone & Lime Company, Inc. of New Enterprise, in Bedford, to conduct the three... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Airport authority sees a future for Braden AirparkValley International, Kulka said. Braden would fetch about $14 million based on
Airport authority sees a future for Braden Airpark
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 hours ago
Valley International, Kulka said. Braden would fetch about $14 million based on appraisals, but grant agreements with the PennDOT means the state would receive half the sales price. The authority in recent months has gotten out from beneath a... Read more
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Times News
Area tow truck drivers face daily dangerless serious incident. “We all run orange lights,” Hoffman said. “Your local g
Area tow truck drivers face daily danger
Times News / Posted yesterday
less serious incident. “We all run orange lights,” Hoffman said. “Your local guy plowing a driveway runs an orange light, PennDOT has orange lights, your Joe Schmo who’s just running a car on a trailer has orange lights. I think people become numb... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
One More Day of Road Work on Westbound Route 22 West of I-83will begin on the bridge over I-83 and continue to just short of 39th Street. T
One More Day of Road Work on Westbound Route 22 West of I-83
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
will begin on the bridge over I-83 and continue to just short of 39th Street. The traffic restriction is necessary so that PennDOT maintenance crews can finish paving the right lane and seal the pavement joints. Motorists are asked to be alert to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor Unyielding on road Editor: PennDOT is putting up signs so people won’t get on
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Unyielding on road Editor: PennDOT is putting up signs so people won’t get on the highway in the wrong direction. It also should put up stop signs instead of yield signs that are on the highway. For the 53 years that I have been driving, I have not... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
This Just In: A look at local news online and on the tube.for their efforts.” Four people were killed there when they were trapped insid
This Just In: A look at local news online and on the tube.
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted yesterday
for their efforts.” Four people were killed there when they were trapped inside their cars by floodwaters in August 2011. PennDOT paid more than $400,000 for a system designed to prevent drivers from entering the danger zone. If it took a single... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONUnyielding on road Editor: PennDOT is putting up signs so people won’t get on
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Unyielding on road Editor: PennDOT is putting up signs so people won’t get on the highway in the wrong direction. It also should put up stop signs instead of yield signs that are on the highway. For the 53 years that I have been driving, I have not... Read more
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The Morning Call
Would new federal rule put Lehigh Valley's Transportation funding in jeopardy?that is based largely on population and geography, by prioritizing the projects
Would new federal rule put Lehigh Valley's Transportation funding in jeopardy?
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
that is based largely on population and geography, by prioritizing the projects to be funded with state and federal money. PennDOT must approve plans, but the decisions are largely made by local planners. The Valley's MPO consists primarily of... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New Jersey man charged in deadly 2015 DUI crashand slid through the stop sign and into the intersection, according to court pa
New Jersey man charged in deadly 2015 DUI crash
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
and slid through the stop sign and into the intersection, according to court paperwork. Givey slid into the path of a PennDOT plow truck. Police say the truck driver tried to avoid hitting Givey. As a result the left front edge of the plow hit... Read more
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The Express-Times
Wreck shuts lane on Route 22 East in Lehigh CountyA damaged car sits early Tuesday morning in the right lane of Route 22 East in
Wreck shuts lane on Route 22 East in Lehigh County
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
A damaged car sits early Tuesday morning in the right lane of Route 22 East in South Whitehall Township. (PennDOT traffic camera photo) An ambulance was dispatched after the 5:38 a.m. wreck but injuries were not severe, a Lehigh County dispatcher... Read more
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ABC News
Witness Protection Children Struggle to Reclaim Identitiesnow and is still dependent on a family member, stranded in rural Western Pennsy
Witness Protection Children Struggle to Reclaim Identities
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
now and is still dependent on a family member, stranded in rural Western Pennsylvania. “He has no driver's license because PennDot has flagged him as a fraud suspect,” Taylor said. “He can’t get student loans. He can’t apply for housing … anything... Read more
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York Daily Record
I-83 repair work to affect daytime trafficright lane between Exit 10 and Exit 14 (Leader Heights). Weather could affect
I-83 repair work to affect daytime traffic
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
right lane between Exit 10 and Exit 14 (Leader Heights). Weather could affect the work schedule. Drivers should slow down and obey work signs while traveling through the work zone, PennDOT says. Read or Share this story: http://on-ydr.co/2... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Repair Work Scheduled for Southbound Route 15 Just South of Hickory Road in York CountyHarrisburg, PA – PennDOT maintenance crews will be repairing a portion of south
Repair Work Scheduled for Southbound Route 15 Just South of Hickory Road in York County
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
Harrisburg, PA – PennDOT maintenance crews will be repairing a portion of southbound Route 15 just south of Hickory Road in Franklin Township, York County, on Tuesday, Aug. 23. Pavement in this area was damaged by an intense fire from the fatal... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Road Repair Work To Affect Northbound I-83 In Southern York County This WeekHarrisburg, PA – A base repair operation by PennDOT maintenance crews will rest
Road Repair Work To Affect Northbound I-83 In Southern York County This Week
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
Harrisburg, PA – A base repair operation by PennDOT maintenance crews will restrict traffic to a single lane on northbound Interstate 83 this week in southern York County, daily between the hours of 9 AM and 3 PM. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, maintenance... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 23 Airportsleverage nearly $3.6 million in local matching funds. Authorized by the General
Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 23 Airports
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
leverage nearly $3.6 million in local matching funds. Authorized by the General Assembly, the grants are administered by PennDOT’s Bureau of Aviation. The investments also include $3.4 million in state funding from PennDOT’s Aviation Development... Read more
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The Brown and White
Milling, paving should end work on busy Easton streetreports. There will be lane restrictions as a contract crew hired by UGI does
Milling, paving should end work on busy Easton street
The Brown and White / Posted 3 days ago
reports. There will be lane restrictions as a contract crew hired by UGI does the work between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. Delays are expected, PennDOT said. This appears to be the end of the work in that area, a PennDOT... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
People in businessrelates to signing and pavement markings, according to a news release. That kno
People in business
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
relates to signing and pavement markings, according to a news release. That knowledge comes from decades of experience as a PennDOT employee. "He is continually called upon by district and county staff to assist with traffic control, signing... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Route 6 study aimed at ‘bicyclist friendly’ improvementsof a three-phase study on improving Route 6 as a bike route. It has been a desi
Route 6 study aimed at ‘bicyclist friendly’ improvements
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
of a three-phase study on improving Route 6 as a bike route. It has been a designated bike route since 2007," she said. PennDOT hired Michael Baker International, a consulting firm out of Harrisburg, to prepare a master plan study at a cost of... Read more
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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh
Washington Boulevard flood 5 years later54 YEARS WE MADE IT. I MISS HER EVERY DAY. FOUR PEOPLE WHO DIED THAT DAY, INCLU
Washington Boulevard flood 5 years later
WTAE-TV Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
54 YEARS WE MADE IT. I MISS HER EVERY DAY. FOUR PEOPLE WHO DIED THAT DAY, INCLUDING KIMBERLY GRIFFITH AND TWO OF HER KIDS. PENNDOT PAID $400,000 FOR THE DEATHS. BUT ON THIS ANNIVERSARY OF HIS WIFE'S DEATH HE KNOWS THAT ONE OF THE GATES ISN'T... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Tinicum Township bridge controversyHistorical District, and above streams and tributaries that feed into the Delaw
Tinicum Township bridge controversy
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
Historical District, and above streams and tributaries that feed into the Delaware river. Closed for the past 5 years PennDot wants to demolish it and replace it with a two lane bridge. Chuck Davies of PennDOT said, "We believe two lanes is... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor merger idea Editor: The editorial regarding toll increases planned for the Pen
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
merger idea Editor: The editorial regarding toll increases planned for the Pennsylvania Turnpike and a call to merge PennDOT and the Turnpike Commission (“Optimists set tolls, fees,” July 24) is an insult to any driver unfortunate enough to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONmerger idea Editor: The editorial regarding toll increases planned for the Pen
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
merger idea Editor: The editorial regarding toll increases planned for the Pennsylvania Turnpike and a call to merge PennDOT and the Turnpike Commission (“Optimists set tolls, fees,” July 24) is an insult to any driver unfortunate enough to... Read more
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The Morning Call
Route 22 ramp closings delayed until Fridayto close Thursday at the Route 22 interchange with Fullerton Avenue in Whitehal
Route 22 ramp closings delayed until Friday
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
to close Thursday at the Route 22 interchange with Fullerton Avenue in Whitehall Township will now close Friday night, PennDOT announced Wednesday. PennDOT officials attributed the delay to the rainy weather this week. The Route 22 east ramp... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
PennDOT reveals plans to improve local interchangeAssistant District Executive for Design for Engineering District 5 with the Pen
PennDOT reveals plans to improve local interchange
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
Assistant District Executive for Design for Engineering District 5 with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Busy roads in Hamburg and Tilden Township are in for a major facelift. "It'll be right at the interchange of 61... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Crestwood busing officials attempt to quell ‘misinformation’necessary to drive our students.” It is true, he said, that the company is wor
Crestwood busing officials attempt to quell ‘misinformation’
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
necessary to drive our students.” It is true, he said, that the company is working with other individuals seeking the PennDOT certifications necessary to drive for Mountain Top Bus Co. Some of those who are not yet certified but have the... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Timeline in place for Amtrak stationthree months of 2016, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Rich
Timeline in place for Amtrak station
The Press and Journal / Posted 8 days ago
three months of 2016, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman Rich Kirkpatrick told the Press And Journal. PennDOT, which is in charge of the train station project, has said that work on the station itself cannot begin until after... Read more
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York Daily Record
New license plate reminds drivers to share the roadhas the shared lane marking. "That bicyclist ahead of you is not taking up you
New license plate reminds drivers to share the road
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
has the shared lane marking. "That bicyclist ahead of you is not taking up your space," he said in an email. Drivers can have the plate personalized for an additional $100, according to PennDOT. Read or Share this story: http://on-ydr.co/2... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Jobless vehiclesPennDOT has gotten ahead of the highway curve by creating a task force to deal
Jobless vehicles
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
PennDOT has gotten ahead of the highway curve by creating a task force to deal with safety and regulatory issues from the seemingly inevitable rise of driverless cars, trucks and buses. State government officials believe that doing so will give the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Driverless also means joblessArticle Tools PennDOT has gotten ahead of the highway curve by creating a task
Driverless also means jobless
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
Article Tools PennDOT has gotten ahead of the highway curve by creating a task force to deal with safety and regulatory issues from the seemingly inevitable rise of driverless cars, trucks and buses. State government officials believe that doing so... Read more
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TribLIVE
PennDOT releases Derry paving schedule | TribLIVE PennDOT will repave 4 miles of Route 217 in Derry borough and to
PennDOT releases Derry paving schedule
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
| TribLIVE PennDOT will repave 4 miles of Route 217 in Derry borough and township, restoring a project that had been removed from this year's work schedule. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Aspinwall residents question plan to access riverfront via Eastern AvenueHe said council is trying to determine what impact the project could have on lo
Aspinwall residents question plan to access riverfront via Eastern Avenue
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
He said council is trying to determine what impact the project could have on local traffic, and members are working with PennDOT to determine if a redesign even is possible. The Riverfront 47 site is a 1.5-mile strip of land that stretches from... Read more
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TribLIVE
Warhol Bridge overhaul poses new challenge for motorists, pedestrianscontinues to clog roadways in the city's North Side and routes into Downtown. A
Warhol Bridge overhaul poses new challenge for motorists, pedestrians
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
continues to clog roadways in the city's North Side and routes into Downtown. Another such project starts Tuesday, when PennDOT will close the ramp from the West End Bridge to the North Shore beginning at 7 p.m. That closure is expected to last... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bridge replacement to close Guys Run Road for 5 weeksclosed for more than a month while crews replace a bridge there. About 4,350 v
Bridge replacement to close Guys Run Road for 5 weeks
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
closed for more than a month while crews replace a bridge there. About 4,350 vehicles travel the road daily, according to PennDOT. The bridge — a culvert — is being replaced through the state's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a three-year... Read more
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York Daily Record
I-83 ramp closures planned for Queen St.be pouring concrete curbing so that's why the detours at the ramps will be need
I-83 ramp closures planned for Queen St.
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
be pouring concrete curbing so that's why the detours at the ramps will be needed, said Mike Crochunis, a spokesman for PennDOT. The detours will take place from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday. Here is the schedule: Tuesday: The... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Area/State News in BriefYoungsville High School class of 1954 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday
Area/State News in Brief
Warren Times Observer / Posted 10 days ago
Youngsville High School class of 1954 will meet for breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, at Richard's Restaurant. PennDOT projects PennDOT crews will be performing the following work this week, according to Warren County Maintenance Manager Adam... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Bridge replacement to start next weekAnd it will require a detour. PennDOT said that work will begin on Aug. 22 to
Bridge replacement to start next week
Warren Times Observer / Posted 10 days ago
And it will require a detour. PennDOT said that work will begin on Aug. 22 to replace the Old Route 6 bridge over Irvine Run on National Forge Road in Brokenstraw Township. The bridge is located just west of the entrance to the Buckaloons... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
PennDOT schedules road workin Lycoming County with the reconstruction of a bridge in McHenry Township in A
PennDOT schedules road work
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
in Lycoming County with the reconstruction of a bridge in McHenry Township in August. Replacing the bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from the county's structurally deficient list. The state-owned bridge is on Route 414, spanning... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Road to the Serieshave been made in advance. "There's a lot of bridge work happening on and arou
Road to the Series
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
have been made in advance. "There's a lot of bridge work happening on and around Interstate 180," said Dave Thompson, PennDOT community relations coordinator. "But we've made it a part of our planning all along when this project was being... Read more
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Philly.com
New Pa. law guides motorists at malfunctioning traffic lightsencounter three different types of traffic signal operation, according to Ashwi
New Pa. law guides motorists at malfunctioning traffic lights
Philly.com / Posted 11 days ago
encounter three different types of traffic signal operation, according to Ashwin Patel, district traffic engineer with PennDot Engineering District 6 - timed signals, loop detectors, and video detectors. Timed signals are simply that - signals... Read more
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The Morning Call
Route 22 ramp closures in Whitehall this weekfor the 89,231 vehicles traveling US Route 22 and the 17,860 vehicles traveling
Route 22 ramp closures in Whitehall this week
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
for the 89,231 vehicles traveling US Route 22 and the 17,860 vehicles traveling Fullerton Avenue each day, according to PennDOT. Wagman Heavy Civil Inc. of York is the general contractor on the $64.7 million project, which is expected to be... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania steers research into driverless technology— that an operator be behind the wheel at all times. "There's nothing unique t
Pennsylvania steers research into driverless technology
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
— that an operator be behind the wheel at all times. "There's nothing unique today about Pennsylvania," said Kurt Myers, a PennDOT official and Autonomous Vehicle Testing Policy Task Force co-chairman. "If we do change these policies and we do have... Read more
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TribLIVE
Parkway West roadwork canceledthat had been scheduled for the Parkway West in Findlay and Moon will not occur
Parkway West roadwork canceled
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
that had been scheduled for the Parkway West in Findlay and Moon will not occur this weekend because of inclement weather, PennDOT announced. Traffic was to be restricted to a single lane eastbound between Beaver County and the McClaren Road exit... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Carbon roads now suited for horse and buggythe gross incompetence of our elected leaders and the people they appoint to ad
Carbon roads now suited for horse and buggy
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 12 days ago
the gross incompetence of our elected leaders and the people they appoint to administer programs, including the misled PennDOT. A rational explanation of this situation, ignoring the standard budget limits claimed by every government... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Robert WencilRobert was born December 30, 1936 in Oil City, a son to the late James and Marg
Robert Wencil
Warren Times Observer / Posted 12 days ago
Robert was born December 30, 1936 in Oil City, a son to the late James and Margaret (Sanders) Wencil. He was retired from PennDot where he worked as a truck driver and laborer for 28 years. He was a member of the Grand Valley United Methodist Church,... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield Lifepolice services, to serve the needs of the township. Also discussed was the ag
Sheffield Life
Warren Times Observer / Posted 12 days ago
police services, to serve the needs of the township. Also discussed was the agility program within the township with PennDOT. The secretary will put together a spread sheet to keep track of any work that coincides with the PennDOT agility... Read more
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TribLIVE
Crackdown on aggressive, speeding drivers under way | TribLIVE PennDOT is teaming up with local police departments in an attemp
Crackdown on aggressive, speeding drivers under way
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
| TribLIVE PennDOT is teaming up with local police departments in an attempt to curb aggressive driving and speeding along popular local... Read more
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The Express-Times
Burned tractor-trailer hauling military gear ties up I-78Saucon Township after a tractor-trailer hauling military gear burned late Thurs
Burned tractor-trailer hauling military gear ties up I-78
The Express-Times / Posted 13 days ago
Saucon Township after a tractor-trailer hauling military gear burned late Thursday night along the highway in Bethlehem. (PennDOT traffic camera photo) No one was hurt in dousing the trailer of the 18-wheeler, Novatnack said. The trailer... Read more
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