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​This page offers the most recent news releases from PennDOT's central office in Harrisburg and its 11 engineering districts. To contact the central press office, please call 717-783-8800. If you'd like to reach a regional press office, please choose from the map here.

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9/28/2022
4:20 PM Update: (Now Open) Motorist are advised Route 61 is closed in both directions in Upper Augusta Township, Northumberland County, due to downed utility lines
 
9/28/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to an in-person and virtual plans display for the SR 239, Pike Creek Bridge Replacement Project in Huntington Township, Luzerne County. The project will be presented at the regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors Meeting held at the Huntington Township Municipal Building, located at 815 Municipal Road, Shickshinny, PA 18655 on November 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM.
 
9/28/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that a traffic detour has been lifted on Route 1010 (Woy Bridge Road) in West Providence Township, Bedford County.
 
9/28/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that work to rebuild a truck pull-off on U.S. Route 30 (Lincoln Highway) near the Bedford County line will start on Wednesday, October 5, in Allegheny Township, Somerset County.
 
9/27/2022
PennDOT District 11 is announcing joint repair work on Interstate 79 in Allegheny County will begin Wednesday night, September 28 weather permitting.
 
9/27/2022
PennDOT District 11 is announcing daylight lane restrictions on the Boulevard of Allies (Route 885) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Wednesday, September 28 weather permitting.
 
9/27/2022
PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists that the single-lane restrictions on Route 22 (William Penn Highway) in Salem Township and New Alexandria Borough, Westmoreland County have been rescheduled. The night-time work is rescheduled to take place between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. beginning Monday evening, October 3. and will end on Thursday morning, October 6.
 
9/27/2022
Traffic patterns on the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation Project (CSVT) are changing today in the Northern section work zone.
 
9/27/2022
PennDOT District 11 is reminding motorists overnight ramp closures on Route 28 in Harmar, Springdale, Frazer, East Deer townships, Allegheny County, will begin tonight, Tuesday night, September 27 weather permitting.
 
9/27/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) alerted drivers that more windmill superloads will pass through Clearfield County Wednesday and Thursday, September 28 and 29.
 
9/27/2022
Motorists are advised that a portion of Route 4017 (Leona Road) in Springfield Township, Bradford County, will be closed later this week for a pipe replacement project.
 
9/27/2022
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today reopened the newly built bridge carrying Congo Road over Middle Creek in Douglass Township, Montgomery County, following the completion of a $1.27 million improvement and replacement project.
 
9/26/2022
PennDOT District 11 is announcing drilling operations on Route 4019 (Mt. Royal Boulevard) in Hampton and Shaler townships, Allegheny County will begin Tuesday, September 27 weather permitting.
 
9/26/2022
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction in the inbound (eastbound) Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Tuesday night, September 27.
 
9/26/2022
As work on the local interchange/Route 26 project in Centre County continues, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) noted changes to the project schedule it announced Friday. Work scheduled for the week of September 26 will now proceed as follows:
 
9/26/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) alerted drivers today that it expects a bridge replacement project in Juniata County to continue through mid-November. PennDOT anticipated reopening the bridge spanning Tuscarora Creek on Route 3023 (Pumping Station Rad) near Perulack in Lack Township in mid-October, but a gas line relocation delayed work progress.
 
9/26/2022
This is a reminder that PennDOT county maintenance offices in District 8’s southcentral Pennsylvania region will host open houses for those interested in permanent or temporary maintenance positions with the department.
 
9/26/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing Mercer Road in Harmony, Butler County will remain closed until October 3, 2022.
 
9/26/2022
​9/26/2022 UPDATE: Work on this project is complete. Route 2039 (Warrensville Road) is open to traffic. Montoursville, PA – On Monday, April 4, work will begin on the embankment failure along Route 2039 (Warrensville Road) between Lick Run Road in Loyalsock Township and Mosteller Road in Eldred Township, Lycoming County.
 
9/26/2022
This is a reminder that the Route 462 (Market Street) Bridge spanning Mill Creek in Springettsbury and Spring Garden townships, York County, is scheduled to close tomorrow for a replacement project.