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TribLIVE
Motorcycle lost in 1977 Johnstown flood found during excavation workin the ground while they were digging for the St. Clair Run box culvert project
Motorcycle lost in 1977 Johnstown flood found during excavation work
TribLIVE / Posted 25 minutes ago
in the ground while they were digging for the St. Clair Run box culvert project along Fairfield Avenue. Shawn Sherer, the PennDOT inspector in charge, said at the time they were excavating for the toe wall that goes at the lower end of the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Optimists set tolls, feesfrom cost-driving municipal unions and the Legislature appears to have no inter
Optimists set tolls, fees
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
from cost-driving municipal unions and the Legislature appears to have no interest in merging the turnpike commission with PennDOT to create one transportation department, rather than two. City and state leaders need to consider such open-ended... Read more
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The Morning Call
Motorcycle lost in '77 Johnstown flood found during PennDOT excavation workin the ground while they were digging for the St. Clair Run box culvert project
Motorcycle lost in '77 Johnstown flood found during PennDOT excavation work
The Morning Call / Posted 11 hours ago
in the ground while they were digging for the St. Clair Run box culvert project along Fairfield Avenue. Shawn Sherer, the PennDOT inspector in charge, said at the time they were excavating for the toe wall that goes at the lower end of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton County Council votes down $5 vehicle registration fee5-3 vote against the fee means the county walked away from $1.4 million in brid
Northampton County Council votes down $5 vehicle registration fee
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
5-3 vote against the fee means the county walked away from $1.4 million in bridge maintenance money. Under state law, PennDOT would have collected the fee on behalf of the county, as the state agency does for many other counties. "I think... Read more
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TribLIVE
Squirrel Hill Tunnel lane restrictions plannedto improve cell service. Single-lane restrictions will occur in both direction
Squirrel Hill Tunnel lane restrictions planned
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
to improve cell service. Single-lane restrictions will occur in both directions as needed from Monday through Friday, PennDOT officials said. Restrictions will take place between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. as needed. On Pirates game nights, outbound... Read more
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The Express-Times
Neighbors say safety jeopardized by helipad proposaldetermination of the location of the heliport on Lazzarini's property and the a
Neighbors say safety jeopardized by helipad proposal
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
determination of the location of the heliport on Lazzarini's property and the approach and departure paths. The PennDOT Bureau of Aviation oversees and issues permits for heliports. "I was very comfortable with the application," Syms... Read more
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The Morning Call
Reopening of Eighth Street Bridge pushed back to SeptemberBad news, Allentown. The Eighth Street Bridge won't be reopening to two-way tr
Reopening of Eighth Street Bridge pushed back to September
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
Bad news, Allentown. The Eighth Street Bridge won't be reopening to two-way traffic this month as PennDOT officials had hoped. Instead, work on the top of the span will take another two months. Officials with PennDOT said last month that the bridge... Read more
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Philly.com
Map: Road Closures During the DNCExpressway), then east on I-676 (Vine Street Expressway) to I-95. Reverse the d
Map: Road Closures During the DNC
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Expressway), then east on I-676 (Vine Street Expressway) to I-95. Reverse the directions for southbound detour. SOURCES: U.S. Secret Service; Mayor’s Office; PennDOT Story:Officials expect little travel disruption in the reg... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Northampton County Council rejects $5 fee on registered vehicles for bridge workby not raising property taxes. The bill, originally sponsored by Cusick and Co
Northampton County Council rejects $5 fee on registered vehicles for bridge work
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
by not raising property taxes. The bill, originally sponsored by Cusick and Councilman Robert Werner, would have given PennDOT the power to collect and forward the fee to the county. Werner was not present at Thursday evening's... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Old Forge man allegedly threatened neighbor, took off in PennDOT truckvehicle to Seneca Drive and spotted the vehicle in front of Mr. Majewski’s home
Old Forge man allegedly threatened neighbor, took off in PennDOT truck
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
vehicle to Seneca Drive and spotted the vehicle in front of Mr. Majewski’s home. The truck’s tags came back registered to PennDOT, according to police. Police apprehended Mr. Majewski, who said he “did not do anything” as he struggled with... Read more
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Times News
Turning lane will be added to Route 443unveiled Wednesday night at a public meeting in Lehighton. Construction is set
Turning lane will be added to Route 443
Times News / Posted 2 days ago
unveiled Wednesday night at a public meeting in Lehighton. Construction is set to begin in 2018 and would wrap up in 2021. PennDOT plans to widen the section of 443 known locally as Blakeslee Boulevard Drive East from the Thomas J. McCall Memorial... Read more
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York Daily Record
York Township bridge reopens earlywork for $788,393. Drivers might see some short-term traffic lane and shoulder
York Township bridge reopens early
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
work for $788,393. Drivers might see some short-term traffic lane and shoulder restrictions as crews finish some minor work. About 1,150 vehicles cross the bridge on a daily basis, PennDOT says. Read or Share this story: http://on-ydr.co/2... Read more
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TribLIVE
Southbound Route 65 to close for about an hourEnd Bridge along Route 51 southbound. The utility pole is leaning over the roa
Southbound Route 65 to close for about an hour
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
End Bridge along Route 51 southbound. The utility pole is leaning over the road, causing overhead wires to hang too low, PennDOT spokesman Steve Cowan said. ““We're concerned a truck will come through and snag the wires,” he said. Show... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Region’s police chiefs: End of license plate registration stickers will hurt financiallyno more stickers on cars as of Jan. 1, the police car has to have a reader on i
Region’s police chiefs: End of license plate registration stickers will hurt financially
Warren Times Observer / Posted 3 days ago
no more stickers on cars as of Jan. 1, the police car has to have a reader on it," NWPCPA Secretary Paul DeDionisio said. PennDOT is "saving a million dollars. What's it going to cost all the departments in the state?" Retired Oil City Police... Read more
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TribLIVE
Penn Township approves funds for Route 130 signal upgradewhere we're not sure how efficient it's going to be,” Harrison said, suggesting
Penn Township approves funds for Route 130 signal upgrade
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
where we're not sure how efficient it's going to be,” Harrison said, suggesting instead that the township discuss with PennDOT establishing a left-turn lane for Walnut Street drivers headed east on Route 130, where evening traffic typically... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Indian Rock Dam Road bridge reopens to trafficmile west of Leader Heights, just west of Imperial Drive, had been closed since
Indian Rock Dam Road bridge reopens to traffic
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 3 days ago
mile west of Leader Heights, just west of Imperial Drive, had been closed since March 29 for a bridge replacement project. PennDOT contracted with Lobar Site Development Corporation of Dillsburg, for the bridge replacement project at a cost of... Read more
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The Morning Call
Northampton County adding a $5 motor vehicle fee to offset a 1.6% property tax cuton top of current motor vehicle registration fees within the county. Permitted
Northampton County adding a $5 motor vehicle fee to offset a 1.6% property tax cut
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
on top of current motor vehicle registration fees within the county. Permitted by state law, the fee would be collected by PennDOT and turned over to the county. State law requires that money be spent on transportation needs, which in Northampton... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
City Council OK’s series of ordinancesintersection." The complaint, Zydonik said, noted the lack of visibility for mo
City Council OK’s series of ordinances
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
intersection." The complaint, Zydonik said, noted the lack of visibility for motorists on Laurel Street. Zydonik said a PennDOT study was completed and found "that a change in parking regulations in order to improve the site distance is... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Toll to increase 6 percent in 2017enhancements. Since 2007, the PTC has been providing supplemental funding to th
Toll to increase 6 percent in 2017
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
enhancements. Since 2007, the PTC has been providing supplemental funding to the commonwealth that is invested by PennDOT into non-tolled highways and public-transportation providers. Starting in Fiscal Year 2015, PTC payments have funded... Read more
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Times News
Tolls to rise 6 percent on turnpikeenhancements. Since 2007, the PTC has been providing supplemental funding to th
Tolls to rise 6 percent on turnpike
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
enhancements. Since 2007, the PTC has been providing supplemental funding to the commonwealth that is invested by PennDOT into non-tolled highways and public-transportation providers. Starting in Fiscal Year 2015, PTC payments have funded... Read more
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TribLIVE
Turnpike to increase tolls by 6 percent in 2017officials say the toll hikes are needed largely to finance the annual $450 mill
Turnpike to increase tolls by 6 percent in 2017
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
officials say the toll hikes are needed largely to finance the annual $450 million payment the commission makes to PennDOT for statewide road repairs, required by law since 2007. A recent transportation funding bill will lower that annual... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Aggressive driving crackdown is happening on Route 15agencies to help with this crackdown, who are not getting any federal funding.
Aggressive driving crackdown is happening on Route 15
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
agencies to help with this crackdown, who are not getting any federal funding. They are working in a partnership with PennDOT, the Center for Traffic Safety and South Central PA Highway Safety. The funds are given based on data including... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approves 6 percent toll hike for 2017said the toll increase was necessary because it has to maintain its roads but p
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission approves 6 percent toll hike for 2017
The Morning Call / Posted 4 days ago
said the toll increase was necessary because it has to maintain its roads but pays out too much revenue each year to PennDOT and its own debt. In the current fiscal year, the Turnpike will bring in about $1.1 billion but pay out about 1.02... Read more
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The Express-Times
Pennsylvania turnpike tolls rising for 9th straight year, with no end in sighthighways and public transportation. During the last nine years, the commission
Pennsylvania turnpike tolls rising for 9th straight year, with no end in sight
The Express-Times / Posted 4 days ago
highways and public transportation. During the last nine years, the commission says it has provided $5.2 billion to PennDOT, of which $2.25 billion has supported highways while $2.95 billion has supported transit. Under the state... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Pa. Turnpike Commission approves 6-percent toll increase for 2017enhancements. Since 2007, the PTC has been providing supplemental funding to th
Pa. Turnpike Commission approves 6-percent toll increase for 2017
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 4 days ago
enhancements. Since 2007, the PTC has been providing supplemental funding to the commonwealth that is invested by PennDOT into non-tolled highways and public-transportation providers. Starting in Fiscal Year 2015, PTC payments have funded... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
ConcerningThis concerns me since they are not held to and do not practice the same standa
Concerning
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
This concerns me since they are not held to and do not practice the same standards in quality and safety as PennDOT requires for private industry or are held accountable to a competitive budget once they start the work they self preform. In a time... Read more
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Times News
Slatington man charged in fatal crashthe trooper that he had been a passenger in the automobile, and the other male,
Slatington man charged in fatal crash
Times News / Posted 4 days ago
the trooper that he had been a passenger in the automobile, and the other male, later identified as Moser, was the driver. PennDOT checks confirmed that the BMW was registered to Moser. Knoblauch also stated that there had been another passenger... Read more
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York Daily Record
Mount Rose project: Here's what's happening nowof the makeover of the Mount Rose Avenue interchange of Interstate 83. The $58.
Mount Rose project: Here's what's happening now
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
of the makeover of the Mount Rose Avenue interchange of Interstate 83. The $58.3 million project started last year. Here is what crews will be working on for the next few weeks: Source: PennDOT Read or Share this story: http://on-ydr.co/... Read more
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The Morning Call
With fewer people buying plots, Easton Cemetery looks to make cash from digital billboardsof Transportation, said Lois Arciszewski, who does corporate and asset developm
With fewer people buying plots, Easton Cemetery looks to make cash from digital billboards
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
of Transportation, said Lois Arciszewski, who does corporate and asset development for Adams Outdoor Advertising. PennDOT, however, will only grant a permit if the signs are permitted by right, which means they must be permitted by the... Read more
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York Daily Record
Northbound I-83 commuters: More road work aheadcome together. "It's all part of the bigger puzzle," Berger said. State Rep.
Northbound I-83 commuters: More road work ahead
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
come together. "It's all part of the bigger puzzle," Berger said. State Rep. Stan Saylor, R-Windsor Township, commended PennDOT for its work at the interchange. He drives through it at different times of the day, and he hasn't seen traffic... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Bridge set to open ThursdayBradley, an X-ray technician at Lakemont Medical Center. "I will be jumping for
Bridge set to open Thursday
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
Bradley, an X-ray technician at Lakemont Medical Center. "I will be jumping for joy when it opens up." According to a PennDOT press release, the bridge is scheduled to reopen at 5 a.m. Thursday if weather allows it. The bridge was originally... Read more
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The Morning Call
Plan for slowing traffic in Macungie hits a snagcenter on each side, she said. "We're painting the lines," Boehm said. "I can'
Plan for slowing traffic in Macungie hits a snag
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
center on each side, she said. "We're painting the lines," Boehm said. "I can't agree to pay $24,000 for white lines." PennDOT "is requiring us to have an agreement with the railroad because we are putting the lines to cross the road," she... Read more
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Times News
One hurt in Hometown collisionis done at that location, the crashes continue, said Basile, and it's time for
One hurt in Hometown collision
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
is done at that location, the crashes continue, said Basile, and it's time for corrective action by public officials and PennDOT. The heavily damaged Subaru was pushed to the side of the road by emergency responders in order to open the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Parking lot expansion starts across street from Hampton School District’s Fridley Fielddirt began appearing in June on the sloped, unpaved lot opposite the district's
Parking lot expansion starts across street from Hampton School District’s Fridley Field
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
dirt began appearing in June on the sloped, unpaved lot opposite the district's sports stadium. Joseph B. Fay Company, a PennDOT subcontractor, plans to use the debris to add 20 parking spaces to the parking lot at no cost to the school district,... Read more
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TribLIVE
I-376 closed due to ‘police activity’of I-376 westbound, according to the official Twitter account of the Pennsylvan
I-376 closed due to ‘police activity’
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
of I-376 westbound, according to the official Twitter account of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Regional PennDOT for Southwest PA. The closure is between the Edgewood/Swissvale and the Beechwood Boulevard exits. An Allegheny... Read more
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Times News
Residents continue push to save old Route 903 bridgenew bridge on July 1, nearly 1,000 feet upstream from where the structure in qu
Residents continue push to save old Route 903 bridge
Times News / Posted 6 days ago
new bridge on July 1, nearly 1,000 feet upstream from where the structure in question crosses the Lehigh River. As part of PennDot’s deal with general contractor Allan A. Myers, LP, the former bridge, built in 1953 and rehabilitated in 1976, is to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Concert, ball game could cause traffic issues Thursdayshortly before a 7 p.m. concert by country music star Luke Bryan on the mountai
Concert, ball game could cause traffic issues Thursday
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
shortly before a 7 p.m. concert by country music star Luke Bryan on the mountain. The RailRiders will also be in action Friday beginning at 7:05 p.m. There will be traffic issues at the beginning and end of the events, PennDOT warns. — JEFF HOR... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bill to allow radar for local police debatedon local roads and highways would save lives. Speeding was the top cause of fa
Bill to allow radar for local police debated
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
on local roads and highways would save lives. Speeding was the top cause of fatal and nonfatal crashes, according to PennDOT's 2015 accident statistics. Speeding caused 33,000 crashes, including 467 fatal ones, PennDOT said. Pennsylvania had... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Overnight Traffic Stoppages Scheduled for I-83 in Colonial Park AreaI-83 in Lower Paxton Township. The other bridges include Union Deposit Road at
Overnight Traffic Stoppages Scheduled for I-83 in Colonial Park Area
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 7 days ago
I-83 in Lower Paxton Township. The other bridges include Union Deposit Road at I-83 Exit 48 and Route 22 at I-83 Exit 50. PennDOT has contracted with New Enterprise Stone & Lime Company, Inc. of New Enterprise, Pennsylvania, to conduct the three... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Three vehicle accident in Berks County sends 1 to hospitalof Route 61 in Muhlenberg Township remained shut down for part of Friday evenin
Three vehicle accident in Berks County sends 1 to hospital
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
of Route 61 in Muhlenberg Township remained shut down for part of Friday evening as police investigated a crash involving a PennDOT truck, a GMC Envoy and a dirt bike. "The driver of the GMC was okay, the PennDOT driver was okay, and the gentleman... Read more
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York Daily Record
Route 74 road work to start Mondayunder the Americans with Disabilities Act. Later in the project, crews plan to
Route 74 road work to start Monday
York Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Later in the project, crews plan to mill and pave the roadway at night, PennDOT says. That work will be done between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. Highway Materials Inc. of Montgomery County, is doing the... Read more
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Times News
Crews repair street after flash flooding in Lehightonwhen heavy water flowing down South Street got under the lip of a manhole cover
Crews repair street after flash flooding in Lehighton
Times News / Posted 8 days ago
when heavy water flowing down South Street got under the lip of a manhole cover and peeled up the top layer of blacktop. PennDOT crews cut out a section of pavement that had buckled from the pressure and patched it. First Street was closed for... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
PennDOT Wants to Help You Get Around During the DNCNational Convention later this month should be a little less complicated, thank
PennDOT Wants to Help You Get Around During the DNC
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
National Convention later this month should be a little less complicated, thanks to a dedicated DNC traffic website PennDOT recently launched. The site, which is functional and available now, provides real-time traffic updates on current... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
PennDOT begins project to ward off wrong-way driversand local highways, the state Department of Transportation this week began inst
PennDOT begins project to ward off wrong-way drivers
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 9 days ago
and local highways, the state Department of Transportation this week began installing additional warning markers. PennDOT surveyors spent Monday and Tuesday doing preliminary work to install signs, reflective lane delineators and pavement... Read more
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TribLIVE
$1 billion more a year going to road projects than several years ago$1 billion a year more on road and bridge work than it did just a couple of yea
$1 billion more a year going to road projects than several years ago
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
$1 billion a year more on road and bridge work than it did just a couple of years ago, as detour-weary drivers can attest. PennDOT is on track to award about $2.4 billion in contracts for 820 highway and bridge projects this year, with nearly $1... Read more
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York Daily Record
Md. & W.Va. widen I-81, but not PennsylvaniaOfficials in 2010 updated the estimate to $1.8 billion. “That money won’t be r
Md. & W.Va. widen I-81, but not Pennsylvania
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
Officials in 2010 updated the estimate to $1.8 billion. “That money won’t be realized at the state level,” said PennDOT District 8 planning manager Anthony Berger. “It has to be federal.” The latest federal transportation bill does not... Read more
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Times News
First Street in Lehighton reopened after rain damageflooded in a heavy storm. The flooding occurred after a fast-moving, heavy rai
First Street in Lehighton reopened after rain damage
Times News / Posted 9 days ago
flooded in a heavy storm. The flooding occurred after a fast-moving, heavy rainstorm moved through the area after 2 p.m. PennDOT officials performed emergency road repairs at the intersection of First Street, also known as Route 209 north, and... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
FLOOD CLEANUP: Crews work to fill sinkhole on Route 30ALONG ROUTE 30. WORKING ON FORMED DURING ALL OF THIS FLOODING, LAST NIGHT. IT I
FLOOD CLEANUP: Crews work to fill sinkhole on Route 30
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 9 days ago
ALONG ROUTE 30. WORKING ON FORMED DURING ALL OF THIS FLOODING, LAST NIGHT. IT IS ON THE ACCESS ROAD BETWEEN 462 AND 30. PENNDOT TELLS ME THE SINKHOLE IS ABOUT SIX FEET WIDE. >> SOMEBODY VERY EASILY COULD HAVE STEPPED INTO THAT SINKHOLE AND WE... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Heat and showers againScranton is down to a single lane from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. so Pennsylvania America
Heat and showers again
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Scranton is down to a single lane from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. so Pennsylvania American Water can perform pavement restoration. PennDOT advises using alternate routes if possible. For updated details on road travel conditions, check:... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
Water receding after flash flooding in Lancaster CountyCREWS HAD TO BE CALLED IN, SOME BRINGING IN BOATS TO GET VEHICLES OUT OF THE WA
Water receding after flash flooding in Lancaster County
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 10 days ago
CREWS HAD TO BE CALLED IN, SOME BRINGING IN BOATS TO GET VEHICLES OUT OF THE WATER. AROUND THIS. STARTING TO DRY OUT. PENNDOT BELIEVES A PIPE BURST IN THE AREA. IT DID NOT ALLOW THE WATER TO FLOW THROUGH AND THAT MAY BE ONE OF THE REASONS... Read more
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