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TribLIVE
43 million expected to travel for Fourth of Julyprojects in Allegheny County will be suspended until Tuesday. Liberty Bridge pr
43 million expected to travel for Fourth of July
TribLIVE / Posted 6 minutes ago
projects in Allegheny County will be suspended until Tuesday. Liberty Bridge preparatory work is one exception, PennDOT spokesman Steve Cowan said. That work will start at 8 p.m. Friday and continue through noon Sunday. During that... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Emaus and Union streets intersection to open Friday to trafficstop signs will be set up at each approach to the intersection to control traff
Emaus and Union streets intersection to open Friday to traffic
The Press and Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
stop signs will be set up at each approach to the intersection to control traffic. These will remain in place until PennDOT completes a testing and certification of the traffic light signals. Technically, the intersection will become a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Using I-81 this July Fourth weekend? You could be sitting in trafficIf you're planning to use Interstate 81 during your Fourth of July weekend trav
Using I-81 this July Fourth weekend? You could be sitting in traffic
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
If you're planning to use Interstate 81 during your Fourth of July weekend travels, plan to be delayed. PennDOT announced Wednesday that there could be significant delays on the highway between Exit 90 (PA Route 72) and Exit 104 (PA Route 125) due to... Read more
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York Daily Record
Why is Bull Road closed?PennDOT is overseeing a nearly $666,500 project to improve driver visibility on
Why is Bull Road closed?
York Daily Record / Posted 10 hours ago
PennDOT is overseeing a nearly $666,500 project to improve driver visibility on the road. Commuters on the west side of York may have already noticed an increase in traffic, a result of detours around a closed section of Bull Road. The road, which... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
New Jim Thorpe bridge to open Fridayover the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, Reading Blue Mountain Northern Railroad an
New Jim Thorpe bridge to open Friday
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 hours ago
over the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, Reading Blue Mountain Northern Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railroad. According to a PennDOT news release, the project involved replacing the deficient five-span steel girder bridge with a four-span continuous... Read more
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Times News
Bridge to open Fridayconnecting it with Route 209. The bridge is located 940 feet upstream from the
Bridge to open Friday
Times News / Posted 11 hours ago
connecting it with Route 209. The bridge is located 940 feet upstream from the existing Jim Thorpe Memorial Bridge, which PennDOT officials deemed structurally deficient. Work on the new bridge began in 2014 and project officials are pleased with... Read more
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The Express-Times
PennDOT 'crossover' plan raises questions | Your comments47 percent of those responding supported the idea, 53 percent of readers chose
PennDOT 'crossover' plan raises questions | Your comments
The Express-Times / Posted 12 hours ago
47 percent of those responding supported the idea, 53 percent of readers chose one of the "no" options, calling for PennDOT to use a more conventional layout (27 percent) or saying engineers should go back to the drawing board for a better... Read more
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The Brown and White
Managing 13th St. traffic critical to region, not just EastonTransportation's reconstruction and widening of Route 22 through the heart of t
Managing 13th St. traffic critical to region, not just Easton
The Brown and White / Posted 18 hours ago
Transportation's reconstruction and widening of Route 22 through the heart of the Lehigh Valley. So it's welcome news that PennDOT is preparing to move on a new Route 22 interchange at 13th Street and Wood Avenue in Easton — 62 years after the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PennDOT secretary sends letters to teen traffic offendersof obeying the law and the consequences of poor driving habits so early in thei
PennDOT secretary sends letters to teen traffic offenders
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
of obeying the law and the consequences of poor driving habits so early in their driving experience, according to a PennDOT news release. “The issue of young drivers definitely hits home with me as it does with any parent,” Richards said in... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Jim Thorpe bridge to open Fridayover the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, Reading Blue Mountain Northern Railroad an
Jim Thorpe bridge to open Friday
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 20 hours ago
over the Lehigh River, Lehigh Canal, Reading Blue Mountain Northern Railroad and Norfolk Southern Railroad. According to a PennDOT news release, the project involved replacing the deficient five-span steel girder bridge with a four-span continuous... Read more
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TribLIVE
Before holiday weekend, police remember those killed by drunken driverspeople refrain from drinking alcohol and driving impaired, “we could reduce our
Before holiday weekend, police remember those killed by drunken drivers
TribLIVE / Posted 23 hours ago
people refrain from drinking alcohol and driving impaired, “we could reduce our fatalities by one-third,” Jay Ofsanik, PennDOT safety press officer, said during the courthouse event. The deaths represented by the flags were about 33 percent of... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Mayflies in York Co. creating problems for drivers and homeownerscould see out the window. I mean that's how bad it was, and once we went across
Mayflies in York Co. creating problems for drivers and homeowners
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
could see out the window. I mean that's how bad it was, and once we went across the bridge it went away," Santiago said. PennDOT officials said they have not received any complaints about mayflies on the bridge yet. Fritzi Schreffler, PennDOT... Read more
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TribLIVE
Projects will be 1st impacted by new Murrysville stormwater regsproposals understands what we need and the timeframe in which we need it.” All
Projects will be 1st impacted by new Murrysville stormwater regs
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
proposals understands what we need and the timeframe in which we need it.” All proposals will be required to come from PennDOT-certified contractors. The bridge remains closed, with a posted detour. Work is complete on the rebuild for the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
New options for driver’s license testingErie, Lancaster and Montgomery counties. "The idea is to give customers more o
New options for driver’s license testing
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Erie, Lancaster and Montgomery counties. "The idea is to give customers more options when scheduling their driving test," PennDOT spokesperson Alexis Campbell said. The idea to outsource testing began in the 1990s with commercial licenses.... Read more
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York Daily Record
Increased DUI enforcement planned over July 4 weekendoccur in Adams County throughout the weekend. These enforcement activities are
Increased DUI enforcement planned over July 4 weekend
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
occur in Adams County throughout the weekend. These enforcement activities are funded with federal grant money provided by PennDOT and established on roadways that have had a high number of crashes and arrests involving impaired drivers, the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Midway Diner reopens despite span over I-78 still being closeddespite a nearby bridge still being closed. The diner's owners decided to clos
Midway Diner reopens despite span over I-78 still being closed
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
despite a nearby bridge still being closed. The diner's owners decided to close their doors earlier this month while PennDOT worked to replace the Midway Road bridge over Interstate 78. The construction, according to the owners, has made... Read more
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The Brown and White
Poll: Do you like PennDOT's fix for 13th St. interchange?of Easton's 13th Street Corridor website, for a similar (if not identical) plan
Poll: Do you like PennDOT's fix for 13th St. interchange?
The Brown and White / Posted yesterday
of Easton's 13th Street Corridor website, for a similar (if not identical) plan called a "double crossover diamond." PennDOT likes the design because it is more efficient to build and maintain, and takes up less space than conventional... Read more
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The Express-Times
Rt. 22 interchange pegged for Easton would be among 1st of its kind in Pa.Department of Transportation, said he couldn't speak specifically about the pro
Rt. 22 interchange pegged for Easton would be among 1st of its kind in Pa.
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
Department of Transportation, said he couldn't speak specifically about the project because it doesn't become a PennDOT project until after the TIP is adopted. But documents from the transportation study call for an interchange design... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PennDOT: I-80 East open after crashwere not released by late Tuesday. The state police at Swiftwater are investig
PennDOT: I-80 East open after crash
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
were not released by late Tuesday. The state police at Swiftwater are investigating the crash. They have not released further details. The eastbound lanes of I-80 reopened about 1:30 p.m., PennDOT said. Contact the writer: jkohut@timesshamrock.... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PennDOT: I-80 East open after crashare investigating the crash. They have not released further details. The eastb
PennDOT: I-80 East open after crash
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
are investigating the crash. They have not released further details. The eastbound lanes of I-80 reopened 1:30 p.m., PennDOT said. Eastbound traffic had been detoured onto Interstate 380 North. Traffic on I-380 southbound was detoured onto... Read more
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The Morning Call
Adopt stiffer penalties for using stolen gunsis like blaming spoons for the current heroin epidemic or obesity. The state Li
Adopt stiffer penalties for using stolen guns
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
is like blaming spoons for the current heroin epidemic or obesity. The state Liquor Control Board regulates alcohol and PennDOT regulates vehicles but neither agency is culpable for drunk driving deaths. A gun law that makes sense for being... Read more
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The Press and Journal
Two Bridges on PA 283 to close; repairs due to truck crash damageArea motorists in the Middletown area may find travel a bit more time consuming
Two Bridges on PA 283 to close; repairs due to truck crash damage
The Press and Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Area motorists in the Middletown area may find travel a bit more time consuming this fall. PennDOT announced two local bridges will be closed and traffic patterns changed so that repairs can be made from when the spans were damaged on May 2. A truck... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
I-80 east now reopened after deadly wrong-way crashCoroner Robert Allen said. The man died at the scene and his Ford caught fire.
I-80 east now reopened after deadly wrong-way crash
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Coroner Robert Allen said. The man died at the scene and his Ford caught fire. The eastbound lanes closed until 1:30 p.m., PennDOT said. The impact ejected the Ford’s driver into the interstate’s median, Mr. Allen said. Two vehicles traveling... Read more
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The Express-Times
Fatal crash shuts Interstate 80 Eastsay how many vehicles were involved. Eastbound traffic was being taken off the
Fatal crash shuts Interstate 80 East
The Express-Times / Posted 2 days ago
say how many vehicles were involved. Eastbound traffic was being taken off the highway at Tannersville, but there was a long line of vehicles east of that exit, according to a PennDOT traffic camera The traffic camera shows fog... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Thunderstorms, 80s laterbe likely tonight when it will be mostly cloudy with a low around 60. The sun
Thunderstorms, 80s later
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
be likely tonight when it will be mostly cloudy with a low around 60. The sun rose at 5:32 a.m. and will set at 8:40 p.m. PennDOT reported a crash at 6:55 a.m. on Interstate 80 eastbound between Exit 293: I-380 North-Scranton and Exit 302A: Route... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
PennDOT Centers to close for holiday weekendThe state Department of Transportation will close all driver’s license and phot
PennDOT Centers to close for holiday weekend
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
The state Department of Transportation will close all driver’s license and photo centers for the Independence Day holiday weekend, PennDOT said. All centers will be closed from Saturday through Monday, PennDOT said in a news release. — JOSEPH K... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Roadwork to close Route 309 on 2 weekendsKline Township, two inconvenient weekends are a small price to pay for a smooth
Roadwork to close Route 309 on 2 weekends
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 2 days ago
Kline Township, two inconvenient weekends are a small price to pay for a smoother ride. According to a news release from PennDOT, Route 309 north of Jackson Street in Kline Township will be closed for two consecutive weekends beginning July 8 for... Read more
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TribLIVE
Repaving aims to improve Lower Burrell thoroughfarehopes a planned repaving of Leechburg Road can spur streetscaping improvements
Repaving aims to improve Lower Burrell thoroughfare
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
hopes a planned repaving of Leechburg Road can spur streetscaping improvements along the city's main thoroughfare. PennDOT intends to resurface Leechburg Road next summer, according to Liberty Hill, a plans engineer for PennDOT's design... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Harrisburg code enforcement officials may be taking action on wall collapsein the near future. Henry thinks they could impose a violation, but he's not su
Harrisburg code enforcement officials may be taking action on wall collapse
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
in the near future. Henry thinks they could impose a violation, but he's not sure if it'll be against him or McFarland. PennDOT stated they conducted an investigation and found they were not at fault. So the blame game for who is at fault... Read more
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Times News
Meeting to discuss Mahoning bridge replacementa presentation about the plan Tuesday at the Mahoning Township municipal buildi
Meeting to discuss Mahoning bridge replacement
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
a presentation about the plan Tuesday at the Mahoning Township municipal building, located at 2685 Mahoning Drive East. PennDOT officials and representatives of the contractor, Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners, will be available to answer... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Who should pay for cleanup of Harrisburg wall collapse?BUILDING THAT INITIALLY COLLAPSED IN MAY. THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THE MCFARLAND BU
Who should pay for cleanup of Harrisburg wall collapse?
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 3 days ago
BUILDING THAT INITIALLY COLLAPSED IN MAY. THE SPOKESPERSON FOR THE MCFARLAND BUILDING SAYS IT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE A PENNDOT MADE , RESPONSIBILITY, EITHER. HENRY SAYS HE JUST WANTS TO BE MADE WHOLE FOR THE DAMAGE THAT LEFT A HILE -- BUSINESS.... Read more
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Times News
Meeting planned for Packerton bridge projectPennDOT has scheduled a public meeting in Mahoning Township Tuesday to discuss
Meeting planned for Packerton bridge project
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
PennDOT has scheduled a public meeting in Mahoning Township Tuesday to discuss the planned replacement of a bridge on Route 209 that is scheduled to occur this summer. The bridge slated for replacement carries Mauch Chunk Street (Route 209) over... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
It's a mess - Huge wall collapses for second timeTHE DEBRIS CAUSED MORE DAMAGE TO THE COMPANY'S BUSINESS WHICH WAS INITIAL WALL
It's a mess - Huge wall collapses for second time
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 3 days ago
THE DEBRIS CAUSED MORE DAMAGE TO THE COMPANY'S BUSINESS WHICH WAS INITIAL WALL COLLAPSE IN MAY. THE MCFARLANE FRUIT AND PENNDOT -- MCFARLANE GROUP AND PENNDOT BOTH SAY THEY ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS COLLAPSE THE BUILDING. MATTER THAT NEEDS TO... Read more
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The Express-Times
Route 22 crash ties up westbound traffichour. Emergency vehicles were on Route 22 West early Monday afternoon after a
Route 22 crash ties up westbound traffic
The Express-Times / Posted 3 days ago
hour. Emergency vehicles were on Route 22 West early Monday afternoon after a crash near the Airport Road interchange. (PennDOT traffic camera) The vehicle reportedly rolled over, but a Lehigh County dispatcher couldn't confirm that. It wasn't... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Area/State News in Briefwork schedule PennDOT has announced the following maintenance work for the wee
Area/State News in Brief
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
work schedule PennDOT has announced the following maintenance work for the week of June 27: Crack sealing on Route 6 in Mead Township, pipe replacement and edge paving on Davey Hill Road in Deerfield Township, shoulder cutting on Cherry Grove Road... Read more
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York Daily Record
Work on Manheim Twp. bridge starts Mondaythe state Department of Transportation. Traffic will be detoured to Mill Road,
Work on Manheim Twp. bridge starts Monday
York Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
the state Department of Transportation. Traffic will be detoured to Mill Road, Sinsheim Road and Route 516, according to PennDOT. Walsh Construction II is doing the work. The replacement is expected to be completed in September. The Park Road... Read more
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The Brown and White
Bangor bridge rated worst in county will close soonCreek and Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks. Primary structural components have
Bangor bridge rated worst in county will close soon
The Brown and White / Posted 4 days ago
Creek and Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks. Primary structural components have seriously deteriorated, according to the PennDOT report. "We still need to relocate some aerial and underground utilities," PennDOT spokesman Ronald Young said. "We... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Union Avenue work ahead of schedulenear the intersection with Plank Road is on schedule to be opened by the last w
Union Avenue work ahead of schedule
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
near the intersection with Plank Road is on schedule to be opened by the last week of July, said Tara Callahan-Henry, a PennDOT spokeswoman. The Trib Bridge - near the intersection of Union and Ward avenues - also is on schedule to be opened on... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happinessthe barn on her website and is quick to emphasize to prospective customers that
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happiness
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
the barn on her website and is quick to emphasize to prospective customers that it's off limits. Between that and strict PennDOT limitations on parking, Miller often hears "thanks, but no thanks" from prospective clients. For the second... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Bridge reconstruction begins in JulyThis bridge replacement is part of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a Publ
Bridge reconstruction begins in July
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
This bridge replacement is part of the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, a Public-Private Partnership between PennDOT and Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners under which PWKP will finance, design, replace and maintain the bridges for 25 years. The Route... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happinessthe barn on her website and is quick to emphasize to prospective customers that
Barn weddings all the rage, but not all love and happiness
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
the barn on her website and is quick to emphasize to prospective customers that it's off limits. Between that and strict PennDOT limitations on parking, Miller often hears "thanks, but no thanks" from prospective clients. For the second... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Merchants turn out to learn about Hamilton Blvd. upgradestraffic flow. South Whitehall Township Commissioner Christine Morgan said now
Merchants turn out to learn about Hamilton Blvd. upgrades
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 6 days ago
traffic flow. South Whitehall Township Commissioner Christine Morgan said now that meetings involving the townships, PennDOT, LANTA, and the business community regarding the Hamilton Boulevard corridor have been conducted, the next step is... Read more
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Times News
Habitual offender sentencedin Mahoning Township. At the stop police learned Conklin did not have a licens
Habitual offender sentenced
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
in Mahoning Township. At the stop police learned Conklin did not have a license and was listed as a habitual offender by PennDOT. Conklin is currently serving a one- to 12-month prison term in Lehigh County on other criminal charges and has... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PennDOT to Reopen Route 11/15 between I-81 and MarysvillePennDOT plans to close this section of Rt. 11/15 between Perry and Cumberland C
PennDOT to Reopen Route 11/15 between I-81 and Marysville
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 days ago
PennDOT plans to close this section of Rt. 11/15 between Perry and Cumberland County in May 2016 to address the rock slope. PennDOT plans to close this section of Rt. 11/15 between Perry and Cumberland County in May 2016 to address the rock... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Safety urged for pedestrians and driversmake any assumption that people are going to see you. Be aware of what’s around
Safety urged for pedestrians and drivers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 6 days ago
make any assumption that people are going to see you. Be aware of what’s around you,” Rich Kirkpatrick, spokesman for PennDOT, Harrisburg, said. Statewide, 4,185 pedestrians were involved in accidents last year, while 153 pedestrians died.... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Samuel J. Kelleyveteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He first was employed as a
Samuel J. Kelley
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He first was employed as a truck driver and then operated machinery for PennDot. Sam was a member of Crawford-Brubaker VFW Post 5863 for more than 50 years and of American Legion Post 298 for 67... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Allen hopes to streamline Route 329/Airport Road intersectiontraffic in the coming weeks. The Board of Supervisors on Thursday authorized t
East Allen hopes to streamline Route 329/Airport Road intersection
The Morning Call / Posted 7 days ago
traffic in the coming weeks. The Board of Supervisors on Thursday authorized township engineer Jim Milot to apply to PennDOT for funding to add a right-turn lane on eastbound Route 329 where it intersects with Airport Road. If approved, the... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Portion of I-83 in York County shut down following crash; Coroner called to scenePA 214 - Loganville and Exit 8: PA 216 - Glen Rock around 6:20 p.m. Officials h
Portion of I-83 in York County shut down following crash; Coroner called to scene
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 7 days ago
PA 214 - Loganville and Exit 8: PA 216 - Glen Rock around 6:20 p.m. Officials have shut down the southbound lanes of I-83. PennDOT says the area could be shut down for hours. The coroner has been called to the scene. According to York County 911,... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Will DNC 'Demonstration Zones' Muffle Protesters?rerouting of commercial vehicles off I-95 is associated with the security for t
Will DNC 'Demonstration Zones' Muffle Protesters?
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 7 days ago
rerouting of commercial vehicles off I-95 is associated with the security for the Democratic National Convention," PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said in a release Thursday. "We urge commercial drivers, if possible, to travel on... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Left lanes on Route 347 closedKeystone Industrial Park and I-81 in Dunmore are closed for roadwork, according
Left lanes on Route 347 closed
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Keystone Industrial Park and I-81 in Dunmore are closed for roadwork, according to the state Department of Transportation. PennDOT said crews are removing the median as part of the Dunmore signal project. Lanes are expected to reopen at about 5... Read more
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