Pennsylvania Turnpike

Lawrence Crawley
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Jim Melwert
October 04, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The lawyer for a man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend, then running her over repeatedly, doesn’t want a jury to hear a statement he gave to detectives. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
September 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is testing a new app that will allow drivers to pay their tolls by way of their smartphones.
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Route 309 bridge.
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Mark Abrams
September 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia-area drivers who use the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to get to the Poconos are facing a substantial detour this weekend as crews replace a bridge spanning the toll road.
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Broadway in Westville, NJ is flooded. Crews here to make sure people are safe.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
June 20, 2019 - 6:42 am
UPDATED: 5:25 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware Valley was pummeled with rain overnight and early Thursday morning, leading to flooding and a big mess throughout the region. PATCO floods Thousands of PATCO commuters had to find other ways to work Thursday morning. The overnight...
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Road Work
Mark Abrams
June 05, 2019 - 1:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — State police are investigating the death Wednesday of a construction worker on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike just above Lansdale. A turnpike official says says the accident, which happeneed shortly before 10 a.m., involved a contract worker who...
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Highway signs.
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Tony Romeo
May 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Despite ongoing litigation, the Pennsylvania Turnpike has gotten a positive response from the bond market as it considers whether to resume borrowing hundreds of millions of dollars for mass transit. The Pennsylvania Turnpike generates $450 million a year for mass...
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PA Turnpike Commission meets at headquarters on Thursday, March 11, 2019.
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Tony Romeo
April 16, 2019 - 4:10 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa . (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will seek feedback from the bond market as it considers resuming borrowing for mass transit, which was previously suspended due to a lawsuit over toll hikes. The Pennsylvania Turnpike generates $450 million a year for mass...
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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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Dish soap
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Tim Jimenez
March 26, 2019 - 1:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tractor trailer crash led to a soapy mess during Tuesday's morning rush hour, including the closure of a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Turnpike spokesman Carl DeFebo says a tractor trailer going east hit an overpass between Downingtown and Valley Forge...
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Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the Pennsylvania Turnpike is at a crossroads.
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Tony Romeo
March 21, 2019 - 2:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the news contained in his latest audit of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is "about as bad (as he) could possibly give." And he says there could be a major spike in the already high tolls if the Turnpike loses a lawsuit filed by truckers...
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