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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digital license plates have been given the green-light in a few states across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is in the early stages of a pilot program. Neville Boston is co-founder and CEO of Reviver, the company behind the digital plates. He says they use...
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Mark Abrams
May 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Game of Thrones maybe ending Sunday, but the season primere of more construction along the Schuylkill Expressway is set to debut Monday night. PennDOT spokesman Brad Rudolph says 7 p.m. Monday the eastbound Walnut Street ramp to 30th Street will be closed and a detour...
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Route 422
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Mark Abrams
May 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The next major phase of construction on Route 422 in Philadelphia's western suburbs begins on Monday. If you're a regular Route 422 commuter, this may not be the news you want to hear. The construction crews will affect the daily commutes of 55,000 or so drivers who...
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Rachel Kurland
April 17, 2019 - 3:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Haverford Township drivers may be impeded by a months-long bridge closure. Last month, the Wolf administration announced the bridge carrying Manoa Road over Cobbs Creek in Haverford Township will be replaced. “This is a win-win situation,” Gov. Tom Wolf said in a...
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Bridge repairs
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Mark Abrams
April 08, 2019 - 5:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Washington, D.C.-based group that advocates for investment in transportation projects cited Pennsylvania as having the second-highest number of bridges in the country that are in need of repairs — some more than others. The American Road and Transportation Builders...
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Highway signs.
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Tony Romeo
April 04, 2019 - 2:25 pm
UPDATED: 9 p.m. HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike and SEPTA have gotten some good news from a federal judge: the Commonwealth has prevailed in a federal lawsuit challenging a funding scheme for mass transit. But long-term woes remain, and the truckers who brought the suit...
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I-76
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Jim Melwert
April 03, 2019 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Get ready for a major construction project on I-76 through the city. Two projects are coming to the Schuylkill Expressway. One starts on the bridge that carries I-76 over Route 23 in West Conshohocken, which will result in one-lane overnight closures. But the other...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
March 28, 2019 - 4:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is pumping hundreds of millions of dollars into Southeastern Pennsylvania to fix roads and bridges. Several projects are already underway, with even more coming down the pike in the near future. "That includes resurfacing of over 270 miles of highway and...
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Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele outside Upper Merion Township building.
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Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm
UPPER MERION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers: Watch your speed and other habits that might get you in trouble, because police are watching you. That’s the message from police departments in the Philadelphia area at the start of a new crackdown on aggressive behaviors behind the wheel. "We'...
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REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania.
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Mark Abrams
March 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — REAL ID is now available in Pennsylvania. But, do you absolutely need the upgrade? PennDOT's Alexis Campbell says the answer to that question really depends on you. "You need to have either a REAL ID-compliant driver's license or photo ID or a passport, military ID,...
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