Certain PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed Because of Expected Heavy Snows Across Sections of Pennsylvania

(Updates to add three counties in northern and northeastern Pa.)

Jan 23, 2016, 13:30 ET from Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that Driver License and Photo Centers in 41 counties, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, January 23 because of forecasts for heavy snow.

Affected are centers in Adams, Allegheny, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bucks, Cambria, Carbon, Chester, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin (ROC counter, Driver License and Photo Center included), Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne (Wilkes-Barre is now closing), Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Mifflin, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Somerset, Snyder, Union, Washington, Westmoreland and York counties.

Customers may still obtain a variety of driver and vehicle products and services online through PennDOT's Driver and Vehicle Services website, www.dmv.pa.gov.   

Driver and vehicle online services are available 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week and include driver's license, photo ID and vehicle registration renewals; driver-history services; changes of address; driver license and vehicle registration restoration letters; ability to pay driver license or vehicle insurance restoration fee; driver license and photo ID duplicates; and driver exam scheduling. There are no additional fees for using online services.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PennDOTNews and like the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDepartmentofTransportation.

MEDIA CONTACT: Rich Kirkpatrick, 717-783-8800 or 717-439-1787

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Transportation