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1/30/2023
Dunmore, PA – Interstate 81 northbound at mile marker 165.2 in Ashley Borough, Luzerne County will have a temporary right lane closure to perform a bridge deck repair on the bridge over State Route 6309. The estimated day and time of the lane closure is tomorrow, January 31, 2023 at 1:00 PM.
 
1/30/2023
Motorists are advised that both lanes of Interstate 180 eastbound are closed at mile marker 26 (Faxon Exit) in Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County, due to a multi-vehicle crash.
 
1/30/2023
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that Aqua Pennsylvania will be performing water main construction on Edge Hill Road in Abington Township, Montgomery County, beginning Monday, February 13.
 
1/30/2023
PennDOT county maintenance offices in District 8’s southcentral Pennsylvania region will continue to host open houses each Tuesday for those interested in permanent or temporary maintenance positions with the department.
 
1/30/2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has released data from preliminary traffic counts taken four months after the opening of the Northern Section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) Project.
 
1/28/2023
Route 441 (Water Street) in Manor Township, Lancaster County, is now open to traffic.
 
1/28/2023
​Route 8 is closed in Cornplanter Township, Venango County from the intersection with Kane Road to the intersection with Gibson Hill Road due to a crash.
 
1/27/2023
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a traffic shift on southbound Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will start Monday night, January 30 weather permitting.
 
1/27/2023
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight I-79 bridge inspection work in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Friday nights, January 30-February 3 weather permitting.
 
1/27/2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers in the Clearfield area to windmill superload movements scheduled in the county on Monday, January 30.
 
1/27/2023
King of Prussia PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that various construction activities are scheduled next week on the Girard Point Bridge, Interstate 76, and other state highways in Philadelphia, Chester, and Montgomery counties.
 
1/27/2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) alerted motorists that core boring work on four Interstate 80 bridges in Clearfield County is starting Tuesday at 8:00 AM. This work, which PennDOT previously announced for the week of January 23, impacts the eastbound and westbound bridges at exit 97/Brockway-DuBois and mile marker 99 approximately three miles from exit 101/DuBois-Penfield.
 
1/27/2023
PennDOT District 11 is announcing work on the installation of a temporary bridge on Millers Run Road (Route 978) over Dolphin Run will begin Monday, January 30 in South Fayette Township, Allegheny County weather permitting.
 
1/27/2023
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on Route 65 in Glenfield Borough, Allegheny County will continue Monday night, January 30 weather permitting.
 
1/27/2023
Motorists are advised of a lane restriction next week on Route 642 in Milton Borough, Northumberland County, for a bridge inspection.
 
1/27/2023
Route 441 (Water Street) in Manor Township, Lancaster County, is expected to reopen by early next week, PennDOT announced today.
 
1/27/2023
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Thursday nights, January 30-February 2 weather permitting.
 
1/27/2023
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction will take place on several state highways next week on Monday, January 30, through Friday, February 3, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, in Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties, for embankment repair and guiderail installation under a project to repair state highways that sustained damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in September 2021.
 
1/27/2023
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction will begin on the Route 926 (Street Road) bridge over branch of White Clay Creek in London Grove and West Marlborough townships, Chester County under a project to repair 17 bridges in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties that sustained serious damage from the remnants of Hurricane Ida in September 2021.
 
1/27/2023
UGI Work on Wyandotte Street in Bethlehem and Mauch Chunk Street in Nazareth