PennDOT

Roadwork.
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Mark Abrams
January 26, 2019 - 4:00 am
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A former Pennsylvania Department of Transportation manager from Montgomery County has been sentenced for accepting kickbacks in exchange for "no-work" contracts. Nick Martino was a PennDOT assistant district engineer who worked eight years out of the King of...
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As it gets colder, wet roads may create problems for drivers.
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Antionette Lee
January 20, 2019 - 10:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As it gets colder, wet roads may create problems for drivers. "The forecast is for temperatures to plummet later this evening and late this afternoon, black ice and slick roadways are definitely a concern," said the New Jersey Department of Transportation's Steve...
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At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison are given the assistance and information needed to reintegrate into society. Attorney General Josh Shapiro decided to deliver his remarks here because he says the state needs more places like this
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Mike Dougherty
January 17, 2019 - 4:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About two out of every 3 people who spend time in jail find themselves back behind bars eventually. Officials in Pennsylvania are beefing up the re-entry council in an effort to working to reduce that rate. At Mothers in Charge, people recently released from prison...
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Road crews are ready for whatever Thursday's storm delivers, but there are lots of uncertainties for the remainder of the weekend.
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Mark Abrams
January 17, 2019 - 3:42 pm
UPDATED: 6.17 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Road crews are ready for whatever Thursday's storm delivers, but there are lots of uncertainties for the remainder of the weekend. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Brad Rudolph says the road maintenance supervisors had enough warning...
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The storm doesn't look too bad in the area, but PennDOT crews are still out in full force.
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Antionette Lee
January 13, 2019 - 10:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The storm doesn't look too bad in the Delaware Valley, but PennDOT crews are still out in full force. Ayanna Williams from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says they have 300 trucks out making sure the roads are clear for drivers, with most of them...
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PennDOT preparation
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Andrew Kramer
January 11, 2019 - 10:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The first flakes are falling, and while it's not forecasted to be a major storm, PennDOT says it's ready for whatever Mother Nature brings. PennDOT's Brad Rudolph says they started preparing well before the work week even ended. "We were able to pretreat area...
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whiskey and car keys
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Mike DeNardo
December 31, 2018 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ringing in the new year with alcohol? PennDOT has some stern advice. "If you're planning on celebrating tonight, think ahead," said PennDOT safety press officer Robyn Briggs. "We want everyone to think ahead and make a plan before you even leave your house." Briggs...
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PennDot is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety.
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Justin Udo
December 22, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is looking for help from high schoolers as they work to increase work zone safety. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is holding a contest asking for ninth to 12th-graders to send them ideas of innovative ways they can better help keep the roads...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
December 16, 2018 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) - - A funding scheme for mass transit systems in Pennsylvania is being hindered by a lawsuit over rising Turnpike tolls that have resulted from the plan. The plan enacted in 2007 sees the Pennsylvania Turnpike borrow $450 million-a-year, money that now goes to mass...
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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
November 21, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Impaired driving is a huge concern between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve. PennDOT, AAA representatives, and some other organizations got together at Montgomery County Community College to show how bad it can be. During an impaired driving demonstration, volunteers...
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