PennDOT

Dreamstime
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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Dreamstime
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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Schuylkill Expressway
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Paul Kurtz
June 07, 2018 - 4:40 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and PennDOT Secretary Leslie Richards announced plans Thursday for a long-term project to improve traffic along the Schuylkill Expressway between Philadelphia and King of Prussia. Using emerging technologies will be a key aspect of...
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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
Andrew Kramer
June 04, 2018 - 8:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A former PennDOT executive was charged for soliciting and accepting bribes in exchange for contracts, according to the state Attorney General's Office. Nicholas Martino, 53, was charged with conflict of interest of restricted activities for accepting payments from a...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
May 30, 2018 - 7:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Weather ruined the roads more than usual this year, eating up tires and denting wheels throughout the region. The amount of potholes in Pennsylvania is unfathomable, too, so Gov. Tom Wolf is throwing asphalt at the problem — and cash at PennDOT. PennDOT has already...
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Members of the Transportation Justice Coalition
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Cherri Gregg
May 30, 2018 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Members of the Transportation Justice Coalition held a press conference at Philadelphia City Hall on Wednesday, asking the city to expand a program that would get more workers to jobs in the suburbs. "We actually give the workers a vehicle," said Tim Styer, who runs...
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Dreamstime
Kristen Johanson
May 13, 2018 - 7:08 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY (KYW Newsradio) -- Road crews were called twice Sunday after a sexually explicit message appeared twice on an electric sign in Delaware County. Along I-95 South, near the Ridley Park exit, yellowish-orange letters read Delco… and then a reference to a sexual act which equates the...
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2018 - 10:38 pm
By AJ Willingham PENNSYLVANIA (CNN) -- Goats are such an enigma. They're supposed to be crafty, and yet here we see two of them stranded on a precarious section of a Pennsylvania overpass. The only explanation is that they wanted to be there, knew exactly what they were doing, and were irritated...
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PennDOT District 6 Executive Ken McClain at the podium with Transportation Secretary Leslie Richards behind him.
Credit: Molly Daly
Molly Daly
April 06, 2018 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - PennDOT officials held a news conference in the city's Port Richmond section Friday to preview the construction and improvement projects scheduled to start this year, while also reminding drivers to slow down when traveling through work zones. Speaking in the shadow...
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Tim Jimenez
April 02, 2018 - 11:40 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The season changed, the calendar flipped, but drivers and road crews had more winter weather to deal with. As snow fell in the region, there were accidents reported throughout the Delaware Valley. There were some delays at the Airport and signal issues for a few...
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