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TribLIVE
‘Blackout Wednesday’ tops St. Patrick’s Day, New Year’s Eve for drunken driving, police saydriving, police say Thanksgiving has proven to be a busy time for crashes and
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
driving, police say Thanksgiving has proven to be a busy time for crashes and fatalities across Pennsylvania, according to PennDOT. Source: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation The day before Thanksgiving is arguably the most dangerous day... Read more
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Times Leader
AAA: On Thanksgiving Eve it’s not the food, it’s the boozeweekend accounts for more than 400 traffic deaths each year. • According to th
Times Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
weekend accounts for more than 400 traffic deaths each year. • According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in 2016 there were 4,531 crashes during the Thanksgiving holiday period in Pennsylvania and 54 fatalities. More... Read more
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TribLIVE
Route 982 bridge reopens in Unity Townshipalong Whitney Road and Routes 981 and 30. Drivers might notice a “slight bump”
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
along Whitney Road and Routes 981 and 30. Drivers might notice a “slight bump” as they cross the bridge, according to PennDOT, because a polyester polymer concrete overlay has yet to be installed. The overlay is supposed to protect the bridge... Read more
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TribLIVE
Liberty Tunnel closures to end — for nowworking on the rehabilitation project is asking to shut down the tunnel more of
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
working on the rehabilitation project is asking to shut down the tunnel more often next year than its contract with PennDOT allows. PennDOT officials are negotiating with representatives from the contractor, Pittsburgh-based Mosites... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
PennDOT urges motorists to prepare for winter weatherDepartment of Transportation says they are prepared for the upcoming winter wea
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 20 hours ago
Department of Transportation says they are prepared for the upcoming winter weather and want motorists to prepare as well. PennDOT District 1 Executive William Petit says the maintenance units are ready for the ice and snow. "Our equipment has... Read more
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The Sentinel
I-81 now open to three lanes of travel in Hampden TownshipPennDOT has contracted with Blooming Glen Contractors of Blooming Glen, Pennsyl
The Sentinel / Posted yesterday
PennDOT has contracted with Blooming Glen Contractors of Blooming Glen, Pennsylvania, for $19.5 million to widen this section of I-81.The project involves extending the northbound on-ramp as an auxiliary ramp between the two interchanges and... Read more
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TribLIVE
Traffic slowed by debris on outbound Parkway East before Squirrel Hill Tunneltruck hauling trash lost part of its load during the Monday morning commute cau
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
truck hauling trash lost part of its load during the Monday morning commute causing slowdowns on the outbound Parkway East, PennDOT reported Traffic is down to a single lane at the Squirrel Hill/Homestead (Exit 74) off-ramp through the Squirrel... Read more
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The Morning Call
Lehigh Township: Turkey Hill gets extension on project, but misses cleanup deadlineto the intersection, township Manager Alice Rehrig said. Miller is concerned t
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
to the intersection, township Manager Alice Rehrig said. Miller is concerned that rising cost requirements imposed by PennDOT will exceed that amount, and the board Tuesday voted to bill PennDOT for any overages associated with improving the... Read more
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The Express-Times
Hitting the road for Thanksgiving? Here's what you need to knowgoing this week: Know where it gets congested before you leave Motorists shou
The Express-Times / Posted yesterday
going this week: Know where it gets congested before you leave Motorists should check out the real-time traffic maps for PennDOT at 511pa.com and NJDOT at 511nj.org. PennDOT has a "Historic Holiday Traffic" page, with videos that show traffic... Read more
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The Morning Call
Upper Macungie pursues 'outside the box' solution to Route 100 traffic woesin the corridor. Each day, an average of 36,340 vehicles travel Route 100 — 21
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
in the corridor. Each day, an average of 36,340 vehicles travel Route 100 — 21 percent of them trucks, according to PennDOT data. The work at the intersections should have a ripple effect on other clogged roads that feed into the highway,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Driveway owners await decision on McAdoo parking projectthe right to use their driveways. If we don’t, they can’t use the driveways.”
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted yesterday
the right to use their driveways. If we don’t, they can’t use the driveways.” The parking spaces have been identified by PennDOT, Baranko said. Some property owners on the southern end of the street “have been approached” about the driveways by... Read more
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GoPSUsports.com
Weather Forces Selected Parking Lot Closures for Nebraska Senior Day Contestfor extra travel time due to ongoing road construction in the area of Seven Mou
GoPSUsports.com / Posted 2 days ago
for extra travel time due to ongoing road construction in the area of Seven Mountains and Potters Mill Gap. According to PennDOT, crews were scheduled this week to remove the crossover in the construction zone—resulting in separated, single lane... Read more
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TribLIVE
Shaler officials approve Enterprise Truck Rental site planemployees, will serve the business. The approval is contingent upon Enterprise
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
employees, will serve the business. The approval is contingent upon Enterprise receiving a Highway Occupancy Permit from PennDOT and proof of a sanitary sewer system from the Allegheny County Health Department. Lou Marsico, Enterprise's... Read more
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TribLIVE
End of I-70 interchange project planned in New Stantonthe nearly completed interchange construction at the New Stanton and Hunker exi
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
the nearly completed interchange construction at the New Stanton and Hunker exit on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 in New Stanton. PennDOT's $53.7 million Interstate 70 New Stanton Interchange Project is nearing completion. State and local officials will... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Law enforcement officials will ramp up DUI checkpoints, enforcement efforts during Thanksgiving weekto the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. They are also among the most
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. They are also among the most dangerous for drivers on U.S. highways, PennDOT says. According to PennDOT statistics, there were a total of 3,962 crashes during last year’s Thanksgiving season.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editor Cemetery. Now the project seems complete and should be a shining example of mo
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Cemetery. Now the project seems complete and should be a shining example of money well-spent. But is this the situation? PennDOT approved the contractors who did the project work. PennDOT was responsible to make sure the work performed by the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONCemetery. Now the project seems complete and should be a shining example of mo
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Cemetery. Now the project seems complete and should be a shining example of money well-spent. But is this the situation? PennDOT approved the contractors who did the project work. PennDOT was responsible to make sure the work performed by the... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Veterans get help and time avoid jail time in York County Treatment Courtof him and we talked quite a bit, constantly between ourselves," Wallace said.
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 4 days ago
of him and we talked quite a bit, constantly between ourselves," Wallace said. "I lost my license through suspensions with PennDOT. Rob was really good if I needed a ride, or I needed to get to somewhere. He would come pick me up and make sure I... Read more
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TribLIVE
West Deer adds Creighton Run Road to winter maintenance listJournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only PennDOT drivers
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only PennDOT drivers work their way through a snow plow training course in prperation for winter operations, at the PennDOT... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
PennDOT will close right lane of I-83 North over John Harris Bridge on Sundaydeck repairs, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 5 days ago
deck repairs, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The closure will last from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., PennDOT says. To prevent traffic from encroaching on the work zone, the northbound I-83 Exit 43 ramp for 2nd Street will... Read more
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TribLIVE
Andy Warhol Bridge to reopen Saturday in Downtown PittsburghUp Night festivities at 5 p.m. Saturday. Saxonburg-based Brayman Construction
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
Up Night festivities at 5 p.m. Saturday. Saxonburg-based Brayman Construction completed the project in conjunction with PennDOT and the Federal Highway Association. The Andy Warhol Bridge, built in 1926, is the first of the three “Sister... Read more
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York Daily Record
In Pa., drivers who skip the line and merge late might be hated. But they aren't wrong.you from going all the way up (to the lane closure) and merging in," said Fritz
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
you from going all the way up (to the lane closure) and merging in," said Fritzi Schreffler, a safety press officer for PennDOT. One thing that is against the rules: Trying to force other drivers to merge early -- for example driving in the... Read more
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York Daily Record
York, Pa., traffic: Live traffic map, crashes, camerasthe phone app, click here to open a mobile browser window.) Also of interest,
York Daily Record / Posted 5 days ago
the phone app, click here to open a mobile browser window.) Also of interest, learn about the "smart lights" on Route 30: PennDOT equipped traffic lights on Route 30 with cameras that watch traffic and adjust the timing of the lights to keep... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
84-old Lebanon woman hospitalized after head-on collision with tractor-trailerTeam to deal with leaking diesel fuel from the ruptured left side saddle tank o
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Team to deal with leaking diesel fuel from the ruptured left side saddle tank on the truck tractor, according to police. PennDOT personnel also responded and spread stone dust on the highway due to the leaking fuel. Fire Police provided traffic... Read more
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The Sentinel
Ask/Answered: Widening project on I-81the exiting interstate and the new widening ... and then eradicating the existi
The Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
the exiting interstate and the new widening ... and then eradicating the existing traffic lines and painting new lines,” PennDOT wrote in a news release. “Traffic will then be opened for the first time to its final configuration of three lanes in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Route 28 lane restrictions planned until Nov. 30JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only PennDOT has anno
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only PennDOT has announced that lane restrictions on Route 28 northbound will continue through the end of the month. Single land... Read more
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The Express-Times
Crash leaves car on its roof on Route 309 Northroof following a three-vehicle crash on Route 309 North in the South Whitehall
The Express-Times / Posted 6 days ago
roof following a three-vehicle crash on Route 309 North in the South Whitehall Township portion of the highway. (Image via PennDOT traffic camera). Police are responding to a crash on Route 309 that left one vehicle on its roof. Three vehicles... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sharpsburg awarded $1.52 million in state grantsSharpsburg will help expedite revitalization of the riverfront town. The borou
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
Sharpsburg will help expedite revitalization of the riverfront town. The borough on Tuesday was awarded $1.5 million from PennDOT's Multimodal Transportation Fund for reconstruction of 19th Street and $25,000 from the Department of Community and... Read more
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The Morning Call
Big changes are in store for this south Bethlehem blockgrant requires a 30 percent match. Bethlehem officials plan to make that commit
The Morning Call / Posted 6 days ago
grant requires a 30 percent match. Bethlehem officials plan to make that commitment with money it received from PennDOT and contributions with community partners including Lehigh University. Bethlehem had made that intersection, just... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
‘Ask Evan’: Why is there a Turnpike Commission and PennDOT?with act 211. There was a desire to create a 4 lane limited access highway acro
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 days ago
with act 211. There was a desire to create a 4 lane limited access highway across the commonwealth. This was well before PennDOT, and there was no highway money available etc. State lawmakers formed the commission to build the highway and charge... Read more
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Times Leader
No tax hike planned in Dorrance Townshipan anticipated $130,000 in real estate taxes and $240,000 in earned income levi
Times Leader / Posted 6 days ago
an anticipated $130,000 in real estate taxes and $240,000 in earned income levies. Liquid fuel allocations of $134,565 from PennDOT are also factored into the plan. Zane, who won re-election in November, said the township’s real estate tax rate... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arnold Palmer Regional Airport to get new sign for Route 981 entranceTuesday agreed to purchase the sign from Sekula Sign Corporation of DuBois for
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Tuesday agreed to purchase the sign from Sekula Sign Corporation of DuBois for $42,973, which includes installation. PennDOT-approved plans call for placing the double-sided sign in the center of the Route 981 roundabout that will connect... Read more
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TribLIVE
I-70 temporarily closed in both directions in Washington County due to downed power line70 in Washington County temporarily closed the highway in both directions betwe
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
70 in Washington County temporarily closed the highway in both directions between noon and 1 p.m. Tuesday, according to PennDOT District 12. PennDOT spokeswoman Valerie Petersen said the incident occurred about noon at milemarker 24 in the... Read more
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The Sentinel
Larry E. Bangertwith his partner Cecilia. He loved singing, hunting and sports. Larry was forme
The Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
with his partner Cecilia. He loved singing, hunting and sports. Larry was formerly employed by Hershey’s Ice Cream, PennDOT, as a security guard at the Farm Show and as a custodian at the rest stops on Route 81. He is survived by: his five... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Whitehall continues LED street light upgradeMonday night, commissioners authorized and directed the mayor to submit an appl
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 7 days ago
Monday night, commissioners authorized and directed the mayor to submit an application for traffic signal improvements to PennDOT for MacArthur and Mechanicsville roads. The legislative body also approved the reappointment of Elizabeth Fox to... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Corrosion eating away at traffic light poleshave a general assessment of street light fixture condition and an obligation t
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 7 days ago
have a general assessment of street light fixture condition and an obligation to maintain it in a good state of repair." PennDOT's District 11, which oversees Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence counties, has replaced five light poles over the last... Read more
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TribLIVE
Oakmont looking to ease traffic jams on Hulton RoadJournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Oakmont officials want PennDOT
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Oakmont officials want PennDOT to allow turns from the right lane of Hulton Road onto Alleghency River Boulevard. Oakmont officials want to curb... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
I-81 open to 3 lanes of traffic in both directions between Exits 70-72 in Dauphin CountyDepartment of Transportation announced Monday. Northbound I-81 was opened to t
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 8 days ago
Department of Transportation announced Monday. Northbound I-81 was opened to three lanes of traffic Sunday morning, PennDOT announced. Northbound I-81 has been opened to three lanes since Oct. 27. The affected area of I-81 carries an... Read more
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The Morning Call
Road Warrior: Fatal accidents up nationwide, down in PAstaying hyper alert over long periods. If it’s any consolation, Pennsylvania s
The Morning Call / Posted 8 days ago
staying hyper alert over long periods. If it’s any consolation, Pennsylvania saw its number of fatal crashes drop in 2016.PennDOT data reported 1,088 road fatalities last year, the lowest figure the state has seen in 20 years. Breakdown of 2016... Read more
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TribLIVE
Plan to pave Route 30 park-and-ride lot in North Huntingdon has hurdles to clearconstruction cost of the park-and-ride lot, with the authority responsible for
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
construction cost of the park-and-ride lot, with the authority responsible for 6 percent. The remainder will be covered by PennDOT, Blahovec said. The transit authority previously used the Norwin Town Square parking lot before having to move five... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
PennDOT announces project that will result in Route 28 shutdownsPennDOT has announced a project that could create some significant delays over
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 10 days ago
PennDOT has announced a project that could create some significant delays over several days next year on Route 28. It's a nearly $40 million project to improve the roadway in the Alle-Kiski Valley. The road will be shut down for 12 weekends, six... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Puseyville Road bridge in Lancaster County is open to traffic again, PennDOT saysonce again open to traffic, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transpo
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 11 days ago
once again open to traffic, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. The bridge was replaced as part of PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Motorists might notice a slight bump as they cross the bridge until a polyester... Read more
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TribLIVE
Overnight closures of Liberty Tunnel planned for next weekJournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only PennDOT plans to
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only PennDOT plans to close the Liberty Tunnel overnight during the week of Oct. 2 to 6 for rehabilitation work. The Liberty... Read more
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TribLIVE
Several Parkway North ramps to close overnight next weekthe Bellevue/Westview off ramp from southbound I-279 will close Monday and Tues
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
the Bellevue/Westview off ramp from southbound I-279 will close Monday and Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., according to a PennDOT news release. The Perrysville Avenue off ramp from southbound I-279 will close Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
Road Warrior: Seeing red on right turnsnavigate one of the busiest intersections in the region — about 18,000 vehicles
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
navigate one of the busiest intersections in the region — about 18,000 vehicles drive through here a day, according 2015 PennDOT traffic data. But if traffic crossing the bridge finds a quiet moment, it’s not illegal to make the right on red at... Read more
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The Morning Call
Firm that did work on American Parkway, Hill-to-Hill Bridge opens office in downtown AllentownTransportation, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Keystone Corridor rail
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
Transportation, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and Keystone Corridor rail-line improvements on behalf of Amtrak and PennDOT, among others. 610-820-6779 Get the inside scoop on the Lehigh Valley's business scene on The Business Cycle:... Read more
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TribLIVE
Route 28 expressway to get overhaul next year during 12 weekend closuresCreighton ramp in East Deer. Motorists can expect significant delays during 12
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
Creighton ramp in East Deer. Motorists can expect significant delays during 12 weekend closures of Route 28 next year, as PennDOT works to improve a seven-mile stretch of roadway through the Alle-Kiski Valley. Work on the $35 million to $40... Read more
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The Morning Call
Limousine service considers asking Allen Township for rezoning its landcould be difficult to attain for a long-time automobile business. Anticipating
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
could be difficult to attain for a long-time automobile business. Anticipating the effects of road-widening work by PennDOT, A&A Limousine Service, 2148 Howertown Road, plans to go before township planners with a request to rezone rural land... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Route 62 near Mercer expected to reopen by 1 pmPennDOT says it expects Route 62 west of Mercer Borough to reopen by 1 pm today
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 12 days ago
PennDOT says it expects Route 62 west of Mercer Borough to reopen by 1 pm today. Pennsylvania State Police said a crash involving an ambulance and four cars closed the road just before 7:30 am today. The ambulance from Elite EMS came to a stop... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Rock slope work to affect Route 11/15 traffic in Perry Countyand southbound traffic will be slowed or stopped periodically between 8:30 a.m.
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 12 days ago
and southbound traffic will be slowed or stopped periodically between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., according to a PennDOT news release. The rock scaling project is scheduled to begin Thursday and Friday near the village of Mount Patrick... Read more
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