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4/23/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that it will reposition the temporary signals along Route 1001 (Farrandsville Road) in Woodward Township, Clinton County, on Thursday, April 25. The project goals are to provide safe pedestrian access to River View Park from the Veteran’s Bridge and to make drainage improvements to enhance safety for the motoring public.
 
4/23/2024
Motorists are advised of a parking restriction this Friday on Route 54 (Water Street) in Washingtonville Borough, Montour County, for a road maintenance project.
 
4/23/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that two rest areas in northcentral Pennsylvania will undergo significant energy efficiency upgrades and renovations as part a Guaranteed Energy Savings Act (GESA) project, initiated by PennDOT and the Department of General Services in 2021.
 
4/23/2024
Motorists are advised that a portion of Route 1013 (Little Mexico Road) will be closed in Jackson Township, Snyder County, for bridge repairs.
 
4/23/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced plans for a one-day closure of a Route 322 bridge spanning Route 45 in Harris Township, Centre County, starting Thursday, April 25. This closure will impact eastbound traffic only and will allow county maintenance forces to complete emergency deck repairs that will improve safety and ride quality for motorists.
 
4/23/2024
PennDOT is announcing a ramp closure as part of the Clarion River Bridge Preservation Project on Interstate 80 in Paint and Monroe Townships, Clarion County.
 
4/23/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection work on I-376 (Fort Pitt Bridge) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will occur Thursday through Friday nights, April 25-26 weather permitting.
 
4/23/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that Norfolk Southern will close a railroad crossing along Farrandsville (Road Route 1001) in Colebrook Township, Clinton County, tomorrow. The crossing is located at the curve in Farrandsville and will be closed for approximately six hours while Norfolk Southern makes emergency repairs to the crossing.
 
4/23/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering Districts 11 and 12, along with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), invite the community to view the public plans display for, and participate in, a public hearing regarding the Route 30 Western Section Project in North Versailles Township, Allegheny County and North Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County.
 
4/23/2024
PennDOT District 11 is inviting the public to attend a recruitment event today, Tuesday, April 23 to learn about the summer employment program the department offers in Allegheny County.
 
4/23/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge inspection work on the Highland Park Bridge in O’Hara Township and the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur today, Tuesday, April 23 weather permitting.
 
4/23/2024
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that HBO will close Gradyville Road in Edgmont Township, Delaware County.
 
4/22/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that two rest areas in northcentral Pennsylvania will undergo significant energy efficiency upgrades and renovations as part a Guaranteed Energy Savings Act (GESA) project, initiated by PennDOT and the Department of General Services in 2021.
 
4/22/2024
A $2.1 million resurfacing project that will give motorists a smoother ride on 7 miles of Route 258 in Springfield, Findlay, and East Lackawannock townships, and Mercer Borough, Mercer County is scheduled to start this month.
 
4/22/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a contractor is scheduled to inspect the Interstate 81 bridges spanning Route 11 at Exit 52 in Middlesex Township, Cumberland County, this week.
 
4/22/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today there will be a lane restriction tonight on southbound Interstate 83 about midway between Exit 28 (Route 297/Strinestown/Zion View) and Exit 24 (Route 238/Emigsville) in York County.
 
4/22/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing the continuation of a resurfacing project that began in 2023 on Wayne Avenue in White Township and Indiana Borough, Indiana County.
 
4/22/2024
PennDOT District 11 is inviting the public to attend a recruitment event on Tuesday, April 23 to learn about the summer employment program the department offers in Allegheny County.
 
4/22/2024
There will be lane restrictions on Interstate 380 northbound from Exit 20 (Daleville/Moscow) to Exit 24 (Milford) in Lackawanna County for bridge deck repairs. Work will begin tomorrow Tuesday, April 23, 2024, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
 
4/22/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced program details for Round 1B of the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) funding opportunity. The proposal period will open on May 13, and close on July 10 at 5:00 PM EDT. These opportunities further the Shapiro Administration’s work to address climate change, grow the Commonwealth’s economy and ensure that the future of Pennsylvania transportation is on track to be cleaner, safer, more affordable, and more reliable than ever before.