PennDOT

Philly's first snowfall, November 15, 2018
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
November 15, 2018 - 1:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT crews were out in force to battle the first major storm of the season. Before the snow began falling Thursday morning, crews and their trucks were already parked on the side of the roads in Chester County. When the first flakes began to fly, they rolled out...
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PennDOT preparation
John McDevitt/KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
November 15, 2018 - 8:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware Valley is gearing up for it's first snow storm of the season. A winter weather advisory is in effect in the Philadelphia area Thursday from 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to CBS 3, snow will start around 10 or 11 a.m., and we can expect sleet and freezing...
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PennDOT will begin a four-year project on a section of US Route 1 starting Oct. 29.
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Paul Kurtz
October 23, 2018 - 3:56 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is about to launch a major construction project along a stretch of Route One in Bucks County. It will take four years for workers to reconstruct and widen 1.3 miles of Route One from Old Lincoln Highway to the Neshaminy...
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Mark Abrams
October 22, 2018 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia region got the first cold snap of the season with winter-like temperatures over the weekend that lingered into Monday morning. With a history in the region of snowstorms as early as Halloween, PennDOT isn't waiting for the first flakes or ice crystals...
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Pat Loeb
October 04, 2018 - 9:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania legislature has given the green light to placing speed cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard , but don't expect to see them any time soon. The legislation is just the start of a lengthy process. There's still no word on when Gov. Tom Wolf will sign the...
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A former PennDOT executive was charged for soliciting and accepting bribes in exchange for contracts, according to the state Attorney General's Office.
KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
September 04, 2018 - 6:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Residents can't get a REAL ID until March of 2019, and they won't actually need it for more than two years, but those who want to get a jump start on the process of obtaining one can do so starting Tuesday, Sept. 4. The process begins at a PennDOT licensing center...
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Mike DeNardo
September 02, 2018 - 12:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- PennDOT is beginning to install technology that may ease your trip along the Schuylkill Expressway. Come next summer, the speed limit on the Schuylkill will go down. And then it will go up again, PennDOT says. Crews have been installing power and communication lines...
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A former PennDOT executive was charged for soliciting and accepting bribes in exchange for contracts, according to the state Attorney General's Office.
KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
August 27, 2018 - 9:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT won't be issuing REAL ID licenses and IDs until March 2019, but as of Sept. 1, more Pennsylvanians will be able to start the process of qualifying for them. It will, however, involve a trip to a PennDOT licensing center. About a third of PennDOT’s clientele...
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Andrew Kramer
July 02, 2018 - 9:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As temperatures climb into the hundreds, officials advise being on the lookout for road buckling. When it's hotter than 90 degrees out — like we've continued to endure this week — PennDOT Deputy Communications Director Brad Rudolph said some roads throughout the...
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Jim Melwert
June 11, 2018 - 9:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some improvements are coming to an intersection near you under a PennDOT initiative aimed at improving traffic signals. While it won't solve everything, PennDOT’s Brad Rudolph said the traffic light improvements under the Green Light-Go project should improve daily...
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