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2/22/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that it intends to restart work on its Atherton Street (Route 3014) project that stretches from Curtin Road to just north of Westerly Parkway in State College the week of February 26. Motorists traveling through the work zone can expect the following Monday, February 26, through Friday, March 1:
 
2/21/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that work to trim and remove trees on various routes in Mifflin County started today. This work will enhance driver safety and extend the life of the roadway surface.
 
2/16/2024
Ahead of anticipated snow across the state overnight into tomorrow, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists to avoid unnecessary travel during the storm. Additionally, PennDOT will implement vehicle restrictions on Interstate 99 during the storm.
 
2/13/2024
PennDOT has lifted the temporary restrictions on certain vehicles traveling in PennDOT District 2 and restored the normally posted speed limits on all District 2 roadways.
 
2/13/2024
PennDOT has lifted temporary restrictions on certain vehicles traveling on along Interstate 99 in PennDOT District 2.
 
2/13/2024
Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on several roadways in the region.
 
1/24/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that work to remove trees along Route 880 in Crawford Township, Clinton County, will start Monday, January 29. This work is part of a project to replace a bridge spanning Rauchtown Creek that will get underway this spring.
 
1/24/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police, Penn Highlands Healthcare, and the Highway Safety Network observed Winter Driving Awareness Week with a press conference today where they stressed the importance of postponing any unnecessary travel during a winter storm. If travel is unavoidable, they also stressed the life-saving benefits of seat belts.
 
1/22/2024
In connection with Winter Driving Awareness Week, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is pleased to announce the District 2 regional winners of the Paint the Plow safety outreach contest.
 
1/19/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that it is removing the evaluation of the connection to Route 45 (PA 45 Connector) from the State College Area Connector (SCAC) project. PennDOT said the SCAC project will focus solely on the transportation needs of the Route 322 corridor moving forward.
 
1/11/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that it reopened a bridge spanning Chest Creek along Route 3014 (Five Point Road) in Chest Township, Clearfield County, this afternoon. PennDOT closed the bridge for repairs to its steel beams on Monday, December 11, which improved its overall condition rating from poor to good.
 
1/9/2024
PennDOT has lifted the speed limit and right-lane only commercial vehicle restrictions that were in place on several roadways in the region.
 
1/9/2024
Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on several roadways in the region.
 
1/6/2024
PennDOT has lifted the temporary restrictions on certain vehicles traveling on along Interstate 99 and on the majority of Interstate 80 in PennDOT District 2.
 
1/6/2024
Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on several roadways in the region. PennDOT is urging motorists to avoid unnecessary travel but those who must head out will see speeds reduced to 45 mph on the following highways:
 
1/5/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 2 invites the public to vote on eight plows decorated by high school students in Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, and Potter counties as part of the annual Paint the Plow program. Paint the Plow is a statewide outreach aimed at promoting winter driving safety and fostering appreciation for high school art programs and student creativity.
 
1/4/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that work to trim and remove trees along Route 4003 in Jones and Ridgway townships, Elk County, began earlier this week. This work will enhance driver safety and extend the life of the roadway surface.
 
1/3/2024
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that a crane demobilization at the site of the Hetzel Street high-rise apartment building will close College Avenue between Route 3014 (Atherton Street) and Route 3022 (University Drive) for a period of five days.
 
12/18/2023
With snow in the forecast later today and tomorrow, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds motorists about its winter services.
 
12/15/2023
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced it reopened the sidewalks of the Flemington Bridge along Route 150 near Lock Haven earlier today. Work to preserve this bridge, which spans Bald Eagle Creek in Bald Eagle Township, started in June and will improve the overall condition rating of the structure from fair to good.