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4/25/2024
A four-year reconstruction project continues next week on Route 199 in Sayre and Athens, Bradford County. The 2.6-mile project is located .44-mile north of the intersection with Route 1056 (Front Street) in Athens Borough to the intersection with Interstate 17 (Southern Tier Expressway) at the New York state line in Sayre Borough. The project begins at the New York state line and works south.
 
4/25/2024
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to view the online plans display for a project to improve the roadway and safety of Lamor Road in the City of Hermitage, Mercer County.
 
4/24/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing single-lane restrictions in both directions on I-79 in Kennedy and Robinson townships, Allegheny County will occur Thursday, April 25 weather permitting.
 
4/24/2024
​Dunmore, PA –There will be lane restrictions on Interstate 380 southbound from Exit 22 (Moscow) to Exit 20 (Daleville) in Lackawanna County for bridge deck repairs. Work will take place tomorrow Thursday, April 25, 2024, from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
 
4/24/2024
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that resurfacing operations are planned on Geigel Hill Road in Tinicum Township, under a $9.4 million contract to repair and resurface seven state roadways in Bucks County.
 
4/24/2024
This is a reminder that northbound and southbound Route 15 in Adams County is scheduled to be closed this weekend so a pipe can be replaced just south of the Steinwehr Avenue Exit near Gettysburg.
 
4/24/2024
Philadelphia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that bridge repair will continue at night next week on the Interstate 95 Girard Point Bridge in Philadelphia under a project to perform high-priority repairs on several structures on interstates across the region.
 
4/24/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing I-376 (Parkway East) overnight lane restrictions in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Sunday night, April 28 weather permitting.
 
4/24/2024
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Pulte Homes will continue road construction on U.S. 202 (Wilmington West Chester Pike) in Concord Township, Delaware County.
 
4/24/2024
Philadelphia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that bridge construction activities are planned tomorrow, April 25, on southbound Interstate 95 through the ongoing permanent reconstruction project at the Cottman Avenue Interchange in Northeast Philadelphia.
 
4/24/2024
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a full weekend closure of the Smithfield Street Bridge which carries Route 3027 over the Monongahela River in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night, April 26 through Monday morning, April 29 weather permitting.
 
4/24/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) placed a radar-controlled speed display board this week on Route 144 near Milesburg in Centre County. It will remind drivers to obey the posted speed limit and aid in curbing speeding, a common type of aggressive driving behavior.
 
4/24/2024
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that SEPTA will be performing rail improvements on Route 63 (Main Street) in Lansdale Borough, Montgomery County, beginning Friday, May 17.
 
4/24/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding motorists to “Park the Phone” to reduce distracted driving crashes in the region during National Distracted Driving Awareness Month.
 
4/24/2024
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing an overnight single-lane restriction on eastbound Interstate 70 between the southbound Interstate 79 on-ramp and Exit 19 (Route 19/Murtland Avenue) off-ramp in the City of Washington, Washington County.
 
4/24/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced a start date of Monday, April 29, for a rehabilitation project on two bridges along Route 220 in Castanea Township in Clinton County. The overpass bridges span Lower Creek Road at mile marker 112 of Route 220.
 
4/24/2024
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Honey Brook Township will begin performing roadwork on U.S. 322 (Horseshoe Pike) in Honey Brook Township, Chester County, beginning Monday, April 29.
 
4/24/2024
Motorists are advised there will be a lane restriction on Route 220 southbound in the Jersey Shore/Porter Township, Lycoming County area for a bridge inspection project following a crash last evening.
 
4/24/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a contractor for a cable median barrier project will begin installing guide rail at night on multiple routes in south central Pennsylvania.