PennDOT

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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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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
March 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary is defending the administration’s policy of putting more extensive storm restrictions on commercial vehicles this winter. PennDOT secretary Leslie Richards says while weather-related restrictions on trucks are not new, they...
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Dreamstime
March 03, 2019 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- We're getting another blast of winter weather as snow, sleet and rain hits our region. On Sunday afternoon, a Winter Weather Warning went into effect for Philadelphia and the surroding counties, such as Berks, the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. Forecasters say that...
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Pennsylvania Turnpike
Tony Romeo
March 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- State lawmakers are holding their breaths as they await a ruling in a lawsuit that could upend a funding scheme for mass transit that has resulted in annual Turnpike toll increases. The plan enacted in 2007 sees the Pennsylvania Turnpike borrow $450 million a year...
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