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4/13/2024
The following state roads in PennDOT's northwest region have been closed to through traffic due to downed trees and utility lines from high winds.
 
4/12/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists of the following weather-related road closures.
 
4/12/2024
PennDOT District 11 is advising motorists that portions of the following state roadways are closed or restricted due to flooding as of 9:30 P.M on Friday evening:
 
4/12/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that single-lane restrictions are scheduled for Monday, April 15, on a portion of Interstate 70 in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County.
 
4/12/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that portions of the following roadways are currently closed due to flooding
 
4/12/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists of the following weather-related road closures.
 
4/12/2024
Motorists are advised that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Bridging Pennsylvania Constructors (BPC) is extending a single-lane restriction in support of the I-80 Canoe Creek Bridges project in Clarion County.
 
4/12/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 announcing that single-lane restrictions are scheduled to begin Monday, April 15, on Route 21 (Roy E. Furman Highway) between Elm Drive and Airport Drive/Murtha Drive in Franklin Township, Greene County.
 
4/12/2024
Motorists are advised that both lanes of Route 3006 (Herndon Bypass Road) will be closed next week during daylight hours for a reclamation project between Routes 147 and 225 in Jackson Township, Northumberland County.
 
4/12/2024
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that A.P. Construction, Inc. will continue bridge construction of the St. Joseph’s University pedestrian bridge on U.S. 1 (City Avenue) in Philadelphia and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.
 
4/12/2024
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Brandywine Byberry, LP will begin pedestrian bridge demolition on U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Boulevard) in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, and Philadelphia, beginning Wednesday, April 17.
 
4/12/2024
The PennDOT Engineering District 4 Traffic Bulletin advertises current and upcoming travel restrictions scheduled on state-owned highways in Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming counties. The Traffic Bulletin is updated in real-time during normal business hours. Please note: The schedule is subject to change due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
 
4/12/2024
​The following state roads in PennDOT's northwest region have been closed to through traffic due to flooding and related damage to trees and utility lines.
 
4/12/2024
PennDOT is announcing an intersection improvement project for the intersection of Route 36 and Route 949 in Eldred Township, Jefferson County, will begin on April 22, 2024.
 
4/12/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight closures of the Smithfield Street Bridge which carries Route 3027 over the Monongahela River in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Thursday nights, April 15-18 weather permitting.
 
4/12/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a detour expected to start next Monday for the bridge replacement project on Route 72 (Ebenezer Road) in Lebanon County, will be delayed
 
4/12/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a contractor is scheduled to mill ramps next week on northbound Route 15 in Adams County.
 
4/12/2024
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that PennDOT maintenance and contractor crews will be repairing deteriorated pavement on more than 45 state highways next week across the Philadelphia region.
 
4/12/2024
The Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Health (DOH), along with Pennsylvania organ donation organizations, Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) and Gift of Life Donor Program, are encouraging all driver’s license and identification card holders to help save lives by registering to become an organ donor during National Donate Life Month in April.
 
4/12/2024
PennDOT is announcing that a portion of Meridian Road (Route 3007) between Railroad Street (T-453) and Smith Road (T-453) in Penn Township, Butler County, will close April 22 as the hillside area is removed for the construction of the new road.