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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Going round and roundcoming to the airport at 4:30 in the morning, I can’t imagine what they go thro
Going round and round
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 51 minutes ago
coming to the airport at 4:30 in the morning, I can’t imagine what they go through there. My issue is mostly with the way PennDOT is handling traffic through while they’re building it. I understand that’s it’s a work in progress.” Kostiak... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
‘Click It or Ticket’May 23 to provide increased seat-belt enforcement at state borders reinforcing
‘Click It or Ticket’
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 hours ago
May 23 to provide increased seat-belt enforcement at state borders reinforcing the states' focus on safety. According to PennDOT data, unrestrained fatalities increased from 383 in 2014 to 413 in 2015. The statewide number of crashes in which... Read more
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TribLIVE
Squirrel Hill Tunnel and Liberty Bridge traffic single lane only 3 nights this weekBridge traffic single lane only 3 nights this week Traffic will be restricted
Squirrel Hill Tunnel and Liberty Bridge traffic single lane only 3 nights this week
TribLIVE / Posted 14 hours ago
Bridge traffic single lane only 3 nights this week Traffic will be restricted this week in the Squirrel Hill Tunnel as PennDOT crews conduct washing operations. The tunnel will be reduced to single lanes in each direction from 10 p.m. to 5... Read more
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The Express-Times
Past floods stoke fears about Slate Belt bridge removal planDepartment of Transportation, which owns the bridge, has started preliminary en
Past floods stoke fears about Slate Belt bridge removal plan
The Express-Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Department of Transportation, which owns the bridge, has started preliminary engineering on its removal, although PennDOT spokesman Sean Brown stresses the plan is far from being finalized. For Knott, even though the bridge has been... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Roundabouts: Confusion for some, progress for otherscoming to the airport at 4:30 in the morning, I can’t imagine what they go thro
Roundabouts: Confusion for some, progress for others
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
coming to the airport at 4:30 in the morning, I can’t imagine what they go through there. My issue is mostly with the way PennDOT is handling traffic through while they’re building it. I understand that’s it’s a work in progress.” Mr. Kostiak... Read more
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TribLIVE
Memorial Day closurescenters • Banks, post offices, libraries and state liquor stores will be close
Memorial Day closures
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
centers • Banks, post offices, libraries and state liquor stores will be closed. Only Express Mail will be delivered. • PennDOT driver's license and photo centers will be closed. • There will be no garbage pickup in Pittsburgh. Regularly... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pittsburgh roads wired with ‘talking’ traffic signalsdirector of Carnegie Mellon's Traffic21 Institute and an adjunct associate prof
Pittsburgh roads wired with ‘talking’ traffic signals
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
director of Carnegie Mellon's Traffic21 Institute and an adjunct associate professor of transportation and public policy. PennDOT, in partnership with Carnegie Mellon University, has installed dedicated short-range communication radios at 35... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Thousands get out of town for Memorial Day weekendFriday afternoon as thousands of drivers made their way out of town. One thing
Thousands get out of town for Memorial Day weekend
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 days ago
Friday afternoon as thousands of drivers made their way out of town. One thing they may see less of is road work, as PennDOT tries to give drivers a temporary reprieve from construction season. “We try not to have any type of road work going... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania gets tougher drunken-driving lawattempts to start a car in 2015, according to the Pennsylvania DUI Association,
Pennsylvania gets tougher drunken-driving law
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
attempts to start a car in 2015, according to the Pennsylvania DUI Association, which tracks manufacturers' statistics for PennDOT. "If they get into the car and they can't start it because of the amount of alcohol in their system that, to me, is... Read more
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The Morning Call
Brewery and restaurant among eight businesses proposed for Easton's Simon Silk Millmillion to revamp 13th Street. That road work is even more important now that
Brewery and restaurant among eight businesses proposed for Easton's Simon Silk Mill
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
million to revamp 13th Street. That road work is even more important now that silk mill is moving forward. According to PennDOT officials, the Lehigh Valley Transportation Study recently added the project to their draft Transportation... Read more
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TribLIVE
Plan your Memorial Day weekendMost local, county, state and federal government offices are closed Monday in o
Plan your Memorial Day weekend
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Most local, county, state and federal government offices are closed Monday in observance of the holiday. All PennDOT driver license and photo centers will be closed Saturday through Monday To add items to this list, email details with... Read more
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York Daily Record
Crash slows traffic on Interstate 83(exit 24). There's a lane restriction on both the northbound and southbound si
Crash slows traffic on Interstate 83
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
(exit 24). There's a lane restriction on both the northbound and southbound side, 511pa.com reported. Southbound traffic on I-83 is backed up around the Strinestown exit on Friday. (Photo: PennDOT) Read or Share this story: http://on-ydr.co/1TIK... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Planning Commission reviews Chick-fil-A ideato accommodate patrons arriving by bicycle, Klink said. The commission is also
Planning Commission reviews Chick-fil-A idea
Altoona Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
to accommodate patrons arriving by bicycle, Klink said. The commission is also recommending the developer consult with PennDOT to assess any possible transportation concerns over the construction of the restaurant. Klink said the inclusion of... Read more
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The Morning Call
East Allen may ask developer for upgrade at busy intersectionof the Imperial Plaza strip mall on the eastbound side of the intersection. He
East Allen may ask developer for upgrade at busy intersection
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
of the Imperial Plaza strip mall on the eastbound side of the intersection. He said the township has been approved by PennDOT for grant funding to improve signals at the intersection and add a left-turn arrow westbound onto Airport Road. In a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn Hills officials say they’re unable to keep up with illegal sign postingsand advertisements across structures within the legal limits of state highways,
Penn Hills officials say they’re unable to keep up with illegal sign postings
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
and advertisements across structures within the legal limits of state highways, without obtaining written consent from PennDOT. Longtime Penn Hills resident Gary English said the issue has gotten to the point where some utility poles have six... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Why is so much construction going on at once in Lancaster?AND THIS IS PART OF THE PROBLEM THAT THE CITY FACES, BECAUSE THIS WORK IS BY PE
Why is so much construction going on at once in Lancaster?
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 3 days ago
AND THIS IS PART OF THE PROBLEM THAT THE CITY FACES, BECAUSE THIS WORK IS BY PENNDOT. THIS. IN THE SUMMER, ABOUT THIS. DONE. >> THIS IS GREAT, THEY'RE GOING AGAIN. REPORTER: BUT DOES IT ALL HAVE TO BE DONE AT THE SAME TIME? >> EVERY ROAD. NO. LAST... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Helicopter used in Route 11/15 rock slope projectmen, additional equipment," Moore said "Schedule is a major concern for us, wi
Helicopter used in Route 11/15 rock slope project
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
men, additional equipment," Moore said "Schedule is a major concern for us, with the incentives that were put in there, PennDOT has made it clear that opening the road as quickly as possible is of utmost concern. So, schedule is another thing... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Wrong way road puzzlepercent. So drunken-driving enforcement is a crucial element in preventing wro
Wrong way road puzzle
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
percent. So drunken-driving enforcement is a crucial element in preventing wrong-way crashes. What about the remainder? PennDOT already uses proven types of wrong-way signage and pavement markings to warn drivers against entering exit ramps. And... Read more
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TribLIVE
38 million Americans set to hit the road Memorial Day weekendall lanes to traffic from 5 a.m. Friday through 11 p.m. Tuesday to accommodate
38 million Americans set to hit the road Memorial Day weekend
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
all lanes to traffic from 5 a.m. Friday through 11 p.m. Tuesday to accommodate an expected 2.3 million turnpike motorists. PennDOT also will suspend major construction work over the Memorial Day weekend. Port Authority of Allegheny County's bus,... Read more
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The Morning Call
First homes in Indian Creek subdivision will be delivered by November, developer sayscloser toward obtaining building permits for the Fields at Indian Creek develop
First homes in Indian Creek subdivision will be delivered by November, developer says
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
closer toward obtaining building permits for the Fields at Indian Creek development. While still waiting on the necessary PennDOT permits, Kay Builders is "ahead of schedule" on site improvements, Koze said this week. He will deliver by November... Read more
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TribLIVE
State expands use of ignition interlock devices in DUI casesfor first-time offenders significantly reduces drunk-driving fatalities,” Raffe
State expands use of ignition interlock devices in DUI cases
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
for first-time offenders significantly reduces drunk-driving fatalities,” Rafferty said in a news release. According to PennDOT, there were approximately 10,500 alcohol-related crashes in Pennsylvania in 2014 that resulted in 333 deaths. Show... Read more
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TribLIVE
Murrysville area road construction plans include Route 366plans include Route 366 A return to warm weather means the busy part of constr
Murrysville area road construction plans include Route 366
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
plans include Route 366 A return to warm weather means the busy part of construction season is nearly upon us. PennDOT has announced local construction updates, and Delmont has announced what roads officials hope to include in their... Read more
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Times News
Summit Hill seeking parking solutionsmatter. • It was agreed to advertise for bids for the Pine Street inlet replac
Summit Hill seeking parking solutions
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
matter. • It was agreed to advertise for bids for the Pine Street inlet replacement project, pending the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation review. The inlets on Pine Street (Route 902) must be replaced before PennDOT will do any resurfac... Read more
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The River Reporter
Plan for Upper Delaware bridges approvedclosed on Dec. 11, 2015 after a routine inspection revealed “worsening deficien
Plan for Upper Delaware bridges approved
The River Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
closed on Dec. 11, 2015 after a routine inspection revealed “worsening deficiencies and signs of overload”, according to PennDOT. A Notice to Proceed was effective May 16; work is set to wrap up by Aug. 29. No entry into the river will be... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Fatal crashes reminder to properly restrain childrencan get car seats and booster seats checked and learn about their proper instal
Fatal crashes reminder to properly restrain children
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 5 days ago
can get car seats and booster seats checked and learn about their proper installation. TIPP also works closely with PennDOT to provide car seats to families that cannot afford them, using fine money collected from violations of the child... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Training center receives fundingto improve our facilities," he said. One of the ways the facilities could impr
Training center receives funding
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
to improve our facilities," he said. One of the ways the facilities could improve in the future could be moving into the PennDOT facility. Solobay said this expansion could include the site of a driving course for firefighters becoming drivers of... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Fatal crashes reminder to properly restrain childrencan get car seats and booster seats checked and learn about their proper instal
Fatal crashes reminder to properly restrain children
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
can get car seats and booster seats checked and learn about their proper installation. TIPP also works closely with PennDOT to provide car seats to families that cannot afford them, using money collected from violations of the child... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jeannette to remove downtown traffic lightsrun those lights. They go through them because they don't want to wait.” In Au
Jeannette to remove downtown traffic lights
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
run those lights. They go through them because they don't want to wait.” In August, city officials requested that PennDOT conduct a study to determine whether the lights were needed to improve the traffic flow on Jeannette's main street.... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Westmoreland County road repaired, ready to reopen following gas line explosionthe final repairs to State Route 819 in Salem Township. The company expects wor
Westmoreland County road repaired, ready to reopen following gas line explosion
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 5 days ago
the final repairs to State Route 819 in Salem Township. The company expects work to be completed by Friday May 27. PennDOT says all repairs are being done in accordance with its requirements and the road will reopen following PennDOT... Read more
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TribLIVE
Spectra Energy completing repairs to Route 819 after explosion, road to reopen Fridaybeen closed since the April 29 natural gas pipeline explosion in Salem Township
Spectra Energy completing repairs to Route 819 after explosion, road to reopen Friday
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
been closed since the April 29 natural gas pipeline explosion in Salem Township is expected to reopen as early as May 27. PennDOT officials said pipeline operator Spectra Energy Corp. announced it is completing the repairs needed to reopen the... Read more
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York Daily Record
When to hit the road for Memorial Day travelscheck travel conditions at paturnpike.com. Another one to bookmark is the stat
When to hit the road for Memorial Day travels
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
check travel conditions at paturnpike.com. Another one to bookmark is the state Department of Transportation's 511pa.com. PennDOT will often tweet traffic news from region-specific accounts. Follow @511PAHarrisburg for updates on state roads in... Read more
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Philly.com
PennDot puts drivers at risk of identity theftoutlining required safeguards by Sterling Infosystems were missing for each yea
PennDot puts drivers at risk of identity theft
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
outlining required safeguards by Sterling Infosystems were missing for each year from 2011 to 2014, which suggested that PennDot was lax in insisting on verifiable security measures. That's unconscionable. It's bad enough that the state can sell... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Quakertown council presented with digital sign proposalmessaging discontinued 11 p.m. Bartkowski stressed all of Catalyst Outdoor Adv
Quakertown council presented with digital sign proposal
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
messaging discontinued 11 p.m. Bartkowski stressed all of Catalyst Outdoor Advertising's signs are fully compliant with PennDOT requirements. The design, Bartkowski added, will benefit the borough by providing a constant communication platform... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
New work zone safety law goes into effect todayyears of additional jail time for individuals convicted of homicide by vehicle
New work zone safety law goes into effect today
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 5 days ago
years of additional jail time for individuals convicted of homicide by vehicle for a crash that occurred in an active work zone. PennDOT officials say it all comes down to safe and alert driving. In 2015, 23 people were killed in work-zone cras... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Russel D. “Russ” WagnerMifflintown. Russ was a 1972 graduate of Juniata High School and 1974 graduate
Russel D. “Russ” Wagner
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Mifflintown. Russ was a 1972 graduate of Juniata High School and 1974 graduate of Penn State Mont Alto. Having worked for PennDOT, he served as an assistant supervisor. Most recently, he worked as a bridge inspector. Mr. Wagner was a member of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Latrobe council questions parks department funds request for playground projectadditional funding to complete the project, Jones said. The city had considered
Latrobe council questions parks department funds request for playground project
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
additional funding to complete the project, Jones said. The city had considered using a portion of the $25,000 to match a PennDOT grant for solar lights along the Lincoln Avenue Trail. “They are coming up about $29,000 shy on what they would need... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
How will major bridge repairs in Susquehanna Valley affect your commute?AND LASTS THROUGH JUNE 5. RON: SOME MAJOR BRIDGE REPAIRS WILL SOON BE COMING TO
How will major bridge repairs in Susquehanna Valley affect your commute?
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 6 days ago
AND LASTS THROUGH JUNE 5. RON: SOME MAJOR BRIDGE REPAIRS WILL SOON BE COMING TO THE AND TONIGHT, PENNDOT HELD A MEETING TO DISCUSS HOW THE WORK WILL AFFECT YOUR COMMUTE. JANELLE: NEWS 8'S CORRINE LILLIS SHE HAS MORE FOR US TONIGHT IN HERSHEY.... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Lancaster to improve pedestrian safety at 20 intersectionsPa. -- People in Lancaster are about to get some help crossing the street. It
Lancaster to improve pedestrian safety at 20 intersections
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 days ago
Pa. -- People in Lancaster are about to get some help crossing the street. It comes from a nearly $400,000 grant from PennDOT. Some hope it could make the city a safer place to walk, because not everyone pays attention to a red or green light... Read more
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The Express-Times
Police targeting N.J./Pa. borders for seat-belt enforcementlate Monday evening. The "Click It or Ticket" campaign runs from now until Jun
Police targeting N.J./Pa. borders for seat-belt enforcement
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
late Monday evening. The "Click It or Ticket" campaign runs from now until June 5. The program is funded by a portion of PennDOT's statewide distribution of $2.5 million in federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Ohio River Boulevard work begins on Route 65PennDOT began work along Route 65 Monday morning, causing some restricting lane
Ohio River Boulevard work begins on Route 65
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 6 days ago
PennDOT began work along Route 65 Monday morning, causing some restricting lane closures on Ohio River Boulevard. Long-term lane restrictions were implemented southbound along Route 65, beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday. The restrictions will take place... Read more
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York Daily Record
How Rodney Miller's parents helped stop DUI deaths (editorial)if the driver is inebriated. These devices have been proven effective at preven
How Rodney Miller's parents helped stop DUI deaths (editorial)
York Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
if the driver is inebriated. These devices have been proven effective at preventing drunk people from driving. In 2014, PennDOT reported, the devices prevented more than 48,000 impaired driving attempts in Pennsylvania. So, the bill made... Read more
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Philly.com
Marking one's turf in the underground tangle of circuits and pipelineslast week by State Sen. Lisa Baker (R., Luzerne), also would remove exemptions
Marking one's turf in the underground tangle of circuits and pipelines
Philly.com / Posted 7 days ago
last week by State Sen. Lisa Baker (R., Luzerne), also would remove exemptions from the notification requirements given to PennDot, municipalities, and some natural-gas pipeline operators. Those exemptions make the state ineligible for several... Read more
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TribLIVE
Newsmaker: Eric AnkneyThirty recipients statewide were honored at an awards luncheon at the Governor'
Newsmaker: Eric Ankney
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Thirty recipients statewide were honored at an awards luncheon at the Governor's Residence in Harrisburg on May 11. PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards estimated the winners collectively saved taxpayers more than $8.6 million due to their... Read more
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TribLIVE
Home Run for Motorcyle Safety emphasizes awarenesssaid. That's one of the reasons why the group was handing out educational mate
Home Run for Motorcyle Safety emphasizes awareness
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
said. That's one of the reasons why the group was handing out educational materials and encouraging riders to sign up for PennDOT's free motorcycle safety courses Sunday morning outside PNC Park. The annual Home Run for Motorcycle Safety event is... Read more
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TribLIVE
West View works to repair busy intersectionfor summer, according to borough officials. Even though the Perry Highway and
West View works to repair busy intersection
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
for summer, according to borough officials. Even though the Perry Highway and Highland Avenue intersection is owned by PennDOT, the borough has taken on the rehabilitation project, said manager Bruce Fromlak. “Rehabilitation of that... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editormarginalized. CLAIRE SEROWINSKI SCRANTON Safety secondary? Editor: Accordin
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
marginalized. CLAIRE SEROWINSKI SCRANTON Safety secondary? Editor: According to recent stories in The Times-Tribune, PennDOT and the state Turnpike Commission have decided to increase the speed limit to 70 mph on more areas of the turnpike... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONmarginalized. CLAIRE SEROWINSKI SCRANTON Safety secondary? Editor: Accordin
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
marginalized. CLAIRE SEROWINSKI SCRANTON Safety secondary? Editor: According to recent stories in The Times-Tribune, PennDOT and the state Turnpike Commission have decided to increase the speed limit to 70 mph on more areas of the turnpike... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Wrong-way crashes: No easy answera loss to explain the sudden surge after a decade during which such crashes wer
Wrong-way crashes: No easy answer
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 8 days ago
a loss to explain the sudden surge after a decade during which such crashes were relatively rare. The crashes have come as PennDOT pushes ahead with long-planned sign upgrades at area interchanges — including the off-ramps along Interstate 81,... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
People in businessthat has improved his skills and made him a safer and more efficient worker."
People in business
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
that has improved his skills and made him a safer and more efficient worker." The safety of motorists, contractors and PennDOT employees is a priority for Mink. Mink's experience and expertise is recognized on all levels of the organization.... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Behind the deska regular and an Enhanced State Safety Inspection station. We do notary service
Behind the desk
Altoona Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
a regular and an Enhanced State Safety Inspection station. We do notary services and provide temporary tags. We also are a PennDOT authorized online vehicle services site. Who are your customers? We have many local customers and with our Internet... Read more
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