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5/29/2024
In conjunction with PennDOT District 2 and the Highway Safety Network, Debra and Ken Iwaniec on Tuesday shared the story of their son, Kenton, with students at Philipsburg-Osceola Senior High School and West Branch Area Junior Senior High School.
 
5/28/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that a portion of Route 4041 (School Road) is scheduled to close Monday, June 3, 7:00 AM, from Sardis Road to Mill Stream Court in Murrysville Borough, Westmoreland County.
 
5/28/2024
Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised that the Interstate 80 eastbound rest area in Montour County will be closed between Wednesday, May 29, 2024 and Friday, May 31, 2024, while a contractor performs a three day water test.
 
5/28/2024
Philadelphia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that resurfacing operations and guiderail installation will occur at night this week on Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) in Philadelphia under a $36.8 million project to resurface and repair nearly five miles of the interstate, the associated on-and-off ramps, and more than 20 bridges.
 
5/28/2024
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that shoulder repair is being performed on southbound U.S. 1 in Lower Makefield, Falls and Middletown townships, Bucks County.
 
5/28/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction on the Sherman Street (Route 1033) bridge spanning Interstate 83 and Mill Creek in York County is scheduled to begin soon. Work on the nearby Eberts Lane bridge continues.
 
5/28/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing the overnight closure of the ramp carrying northbound I-79 traffic to Route 51/Coraopolis/McKees Rocks (Exit 64) in Robinson Township, Allegheny County will occur Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1 weather permitting.
 
5/28/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that a portion of Route 1010 (Georgetown Road) is scheduled to close Monday, June 3, 6:30 AM, between Route 19 (Washington Road) and Route 1011 (Mayview Road) in Cecil Township, Washington County.
 
5/28/2024
Motorists are advised that a microsurfacing project begins tonight on Route 220 in Athens Borough, Athens Township, and South Waverly Borough, Bradford County.
 
5/28/2024
Motorists are advised of lane restrictions this week on Interstate 180 westbound in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County, for a bridge deck patching project.
 
5/28/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that rolling stops are scheduled for this Thursday night in both directions of Interstate 83 in the area of 29th Street near Harrisburg.
 
5/28/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds travelers that a bridge replacement project is scheduled to begin tomorrow on Red Lion Avenue (Route 2079) in Felton Borough, York County.
 
5/28/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions are underway on Nicholson Road (Route 4049) in Franklin Park Borough, Allegheny County.
 
5/28/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on various routes for raised pavement marker lens replacement work in Allegheny County will continue tonight, Tuesday, May 28 weather permitting.
 
5/28/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on McKnight Road (Route 4003) in Ross Township, Allegheny County will occur Thursday night, May 30 weather permitting.
 
5/28/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that lane shifts are scheduled to begin tomorrow, Wednesday, May 29, 7:00 AM, at the on- and off-ramps where Routes 21 (McClellandtown Road) and 40/119 (Highway 40 West) converge in South Union Township, Fayette County.
 
5/28/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing an eastbound I-376 (Beaver Valley Expressway) lane restriction in Hopewell Township, Beaver County, will occur Tuesday, May 29 weather permitting.
 
5/28/2024
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that tree removal operations are scheduled on Route 252 (Pennell Road) in Aston Township, Delaware County.
 
5/28/2024
A $2.7 million project to rehabilitate the bridge that carries State Street (Veteran's Memorial Bridge) over the Allegheny River in Oil City, Venango County is scheduled to start June 6, 2024.
 
5/28/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction on the Sherman Street (Route 1033) bridge spanning Interstate 83 and Mill Creek in York County is scheduled to begin soon