PennDOT

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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Pothole
Dreamstime
Tim Jimenez
February 22, 2019 - 8:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Those dreaded potholes. They are everywhere. And PennDOT says crews, who are facing challenges, are doing their best to keep up. It's like a game of Mario Kart out there. People weaving to avoid the rim rattling potholes that are peppering roads all across the region...
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Winter weather congestion alert in South Jersey
David Madden/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
February 20, 2019 - 6:54 am
UPDATED: 5.58 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The winter storm spreading across the Philadelphia region has had an impact on flight operations into the East. "At this time, there is about 100 total flights that have been cancelled so far," said Diane Gerace, a spokeswoman for Philadelphia...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Kramer
February 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's that time of year when PennDOT wants to inform drivers about some highway safety laws in the state they may not know about, or may not be following. This is all part of Highway Safety Law Awareness Week, which begins Sunday. This year's focus is "recently...
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Wayne Junction Viaduct
PennDOT/Bing Maps
Paul Kurtz
February 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction crews are about to begin a major project on a span along the Roosevelt Expressway. At 59 years of age, the old, decaying Wayne Junction Viaduct is a structure that "is at the end of its service life." "It really needs to be rehabilitated," said PennDOT...
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Ridge Pike in Conshohocken
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
February 11, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Snow plows and salt trucks worked through the morning on Monday to keep the roads clear for commuters, especially those who had a late start. People were out and about, keeping up with their morning commute routines to kick off the work week. By...
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As it gets colder, wet roads may create problems for drivers.
KYW Newsradio, file
Justin Udo
February 10, 2019 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation goes into overdrive as they work to keep motorists safe with the expected onslaught of inclement weather. It's all hands on deck for PennDOT as they look to keep area roadways clear during the latest round of winter...
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Crews working to extinguish this fire on Woodhaven Rd ramps at the North 95 ramps
PennDOT
February 08, 2019 - 10:41 am
UPDATED: 6:45 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cross your fingers if you are hoping to the use the ramp from northbound I-95 to Woodhaven Road today. In a wild turn of events two separate accidents in two days left the same stretch of road along I-95 shutdown. READ: 2 injured in vehicle fire...
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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
January 29, 2019 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is watching the weather maps and preparing for whatever Mother Nature brings to the region. PennDOT spokesperson Ayanna Williams said more than 180 trucks are available to treat the roads before the precipitation begins Tuesday. Crews were out Monday putting...
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