State Office Buildings Closed October 30 Due to Hurricane Sandy

Oct 29, 2012, 16:59 ET from Pennsylvania Office of Administration

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Administration announced that state office buildings in the Capitol Complex, Harrisburg Area, Pittsburgh, Reading, Scranton and Philadelphia State Office Buildings will be closed to non-essential employees on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, due to hazardous weather conditions caused by Hurricane Sandy.

"In order to ensure the safety of our workforce and comply with the recommendations of emergency officials to remain at home and avoid traveling on the roads, we are authorizing non-essential employees in state office buildings to stay home on Tuesday," said Secretary of Administration Kelly Powell Logan.

Non-essential employees working in state office buildings located in other areas will receive specific instructions from their agencies.

Essential employees, particularly those working in public safety, should continue to come to work as scheduled.

Employees and the public should monitor their local media outlets for the most up-to-date information on state office delays and closings.  Information is also available on the Alerts & Advisories page at

 In addition, individuals can subscribe to notifications via email or text message to your pager or cell phone at AlertPA, located at  All you have to do is set-up an account and opt to receive "Commonwealth Employee Delays/Closings."  There is no cost for this service.

Media contact: Dan Egan, 717-772-4237

SOURCE Pennsylvania Office of Administration