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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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5/17/2022
King of Prussia, PA – Northbound U.S. 1 motorists will encounter a left lane closure approaching the Route 413 overpass in Langhorne Manor Borough and Middletown Township, Bucks County, on Thursday, May 19, and Friday, May 20, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for bridge beam repair, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
5/17/2022
​The project to replace the 80-year-old bridge that carries Route 62 over Little Sandy Creek in Polk Borough, Venango County is expected to start next week.
 
5/17/2022
A $3 million restoration project that will give motorists a smoother ride on more than two miles of Route 8 in Venango County is scheduled to start soon.
 
5/17/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing an upcoming ramp closure on I-80 in Jefferson County May 20 through 22, 2022.
 
5/17/2022
On Thursday, PennDOT District 5 will join with Coalition for Appropriate Transportation (CAT), City of Bethlehem, and safety partners to hold a media and safety event to mark Bike to Work Week. The event will feature distribution of bicycle safety information, bicycle safety checks, and a bike ride through Bethlehem with Mayor J. William Reynolds, members of CAT, and others.
 
5/17/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is presently developing plans for the Route 453 (Sink Run Culvert) replacement project in Tyrone Borough, Blair County.
 
5/17/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing an upcoming ramp closure on PA 28 in East Franklin Township, Armstrong County May 20 through 23, 2022.
 
5/17/2022
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the Fort Pitt Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday and Thursday, May 18-19 weather permitting.
 
5/17/2022
King of Prussia, PA – Intermittent 15-minute traffic stoppages will be in place on U.S. 1 in both directions between Rockhill Drive and the Route 413 Interchange in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County, from 6:00 AM Saturday, May 21, through 6:00 PM Sunday, May 22, for overhead wire replacement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
5/17/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that Kukurin Contracting, Inc., of Export, PA, will start work Monday, May 23, on a project to replace the structure that carries Route 96 over Tar Water Creek in Londonderry Township, Bedford County.
 
5/17/2022
A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) maintenance crew in Tioga County is set to begin a reclamation project on Route 1018 (Pony Hill Road) in Jackson Township.
 
5/17/2022
​Three state-owned roadways in Venango County remain closed following yesterday's storm.
 
5/17/2022
Motorists are advised of lane restrictions this week on Interstate 80 westbound in White Deer Township, Union County, for construction.
 
5/16/2022
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on southbound West Liberty Avenue (Route 19) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will occur Tuesday, May 17 weather permitting.
 
5/16/2022
Paint the Plow is Open to All High Schools in Berks, Carbon, Monroe, and Schuylkill counties
 
5/16/2022
Motorists are advised that Route 4001 (Little Pine Creek Road) is closed between Route 44 in Cummings Township and Route 287 in Pine Township, Lycoming County due to downed trees and wires.
 
5/16/2022
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to an online plans display regarding the Route 2030 (Lime Valley Road) bridge preservation project.
 
5/16/2022
PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of closure on Route 4048 (Harmony Church Road) located in Washington Township, Fayette County. The closure will be located between Hutchinson Road and Route 4046 (Rehoboth Church Road). The closure will begin Thursday, May 19 and is anticipated to reopen Friday, June 3, weather permitting.
 
5/16/2022
With both temperatures and the number of motorcycles travelling on Pennsylvania roadways on the rise, the Wolf Administration today reminded drivers and motorcyclists to share the road, obey traffic laws and watch out for one another throughout the riding season.
 
5/16/2022
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the ramp from southbound I-279 (Parkway North) to northbound Route 65 in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17-18 weather permitting.