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Nov 21, 2014, 01:13 ET New Pennsylvania License Plates Help Show Pride in America

Legislation passed earlier this year authorized PennDOT to produce new license plate designs, one of which serves as a testament to the American...


Nov 17, 2014, 01:08 ET Public Invited to Comment on Draft Long Range Transportation Plan

The public is invited to comment on the state's draft, Long Range Transportation Plan, which will help guide future 12-Year Programs and regional...


Oct 28, 2014, 01:29 ET PennDOT: Ninety-one Projects to Improve Mobility, Safety with Act 89 Multimodal, Transit Funds

Eighty-six projects in 35 counties will improve safety and mobility with $84 million in Multimodal Transportation Fund investments from Act 89, the...


Oct 24, 2014, 11:27 ET Team Selected to Replace 558 Bridges through Public-Private Bridge Project

PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch announced today that Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners was selected for the department's Rapid Bridge Replacement...


Oct 14, 2014, 01:49 ET PennDOT Asking for Public Comment on Improving its Mobile Customer Services

As part of PennDOT's continued efforts to modernize and improve customer service, the department has launched an online survey to collect public...


Oct 07, 2014, 01:19 ET PennDOT Announces Details for Act 89-Funded "Green Light-Go" Traffic Signal Program

A new program made possible by Act 89, Pennsylvania's far-reaching transportation plan, will clear the way for traffic signal improvements that could ...


Sep 29, 2014, 12:13 ET Pennsylvania Public-Private Partnership Board Approves CNG Project for Public Transit, Private Fleet Fueling

Pennsylvania's Public-Private Partnership (P3) Board today approved a project seeking a private partner to develop clean-burning compressed natural...


Sep 10, 2014, 11:03 ET New Streaming Video Gives 511PA Users Better Traffic Information

PennDOT announced today that streaming video from its more than 700 traffic cameras is now available on 511PA. PennDOT recently upgraded its 511PA...


Sep 05, 2014, 02:31 ET PennDOT Accepting Applications for 2015-16 Transportation Improvements under Act 89 Multimodal Transportation Fund

PennDOT announced today that county and local governments, as well as other organizations, can apply for 2015-16 funding for transportation...


Aug 27, 2014, 02:00 ET PennDOT, Police Focused on Reducing Impaired Driving Crashes through Labor Day

As part of the national enforcement initiative, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over," PennDOT, state police and municipal police are focusing their...


Jul 07, 2014, 11:39 ET PennDOT, Turnpike Commission Urge Drivers to Watch for Workers During Busy Construction Season

Following the June 1 death of a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission worker in a work-zone crash and reports of public vehicles entering work zones or...


Jun 27, 2014, 12:15 ET PennDOT Pedestrian Safety Video Receives Two Telly Awards

PennDOT's pedestrian safety video for elementary school students, "Walk this Way," recently won bronze in the training and safety categories for the...


Apr 16, 2014, 01:16 ET Public Invited to Share Input on Pennsylvania Transportation Priorities for Long-Range Planning

The public is invited to share their feedback on transportation priorities and investments through a survey at www.PAOnTrack.com as part of PennDOT's ...


Apr 10, 2014, 02:36 ET PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited P3 Transportation Proposals until April 30

The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) today announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from...


Apr 08, 2014, 11:00 ET Pennsylvania Records Lowest Number of Traffic Deaths Ever

The number of highway deaths on Pennsylvania roads tumbled to a record low last year when 1,208 were recorded, the lowest number since recordkeeping...


Apr 07, 2014, 01:00 ET PennDOT Opens Application Process for Transportation Improvements Under the Act 89 Multimodal Transportation Fund

PennDOT announced today it is accepting applications for funding for transportation improvement projects under the Multimodal Transportation Fund...


Mar 26, 2014, 02:05 ET Four Teams Invited to Submit Proposals for Public-Private Bridge Project

PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today announced that four teams will be invited to submit proposals for the department's Rapid Bridge Replacement...


Feb 12, 2014, 06:05 ET Five Teams Submit Qualifications to be Considered for Public-Private Partnership for Bridges

PennDOT announced today that five teams have submitted statements of qualification for the department's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, an...


Feb 06, 2014, 02:39 ET Pennsylvania Traveler Information Enhanced with New 511PA Website, Improved Phone and Alert Systems

Pennsylvania's 511PA traveler information system is now providing motorists with better access to traffic information with a new and improved...


Feb 03, 2014, 07:06 ET Temporary Waiver Granted Allowing Extended Service for Commercial Drivers Hauling Road Salt

At the direction of Governor Corbett, PennDOT has granted a temporary waiver on certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for continued...


Jan 28, 2014, 01:51 ET PennDOT Extends Temporary Waiver Allowing Extended Service for Commercial Drivers Hauling Heating Oil, Propane Gas

At the direction of Governor Corbett, PennDOT has extended the temporary waiver on certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for continued...


Jan 10, 2014, 12:35 ET PennDOT Temporarily Waives Certain Restrictions on Commercial Drivers Hauling Heating Oil, Propane Gas

To ensure that much-needed heating fuel can reach Pennsylvanians with no interruptions, PennDOT has temporarily waived certain restrictions on...


Jan 02, 2014, 10:00 ET PennDOT Outlines Winter Storm Strategies Ahead of Possible Storms

With possible winter storms forecast in the days and weeks ahead, PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today explained that while crews will work around ...


Dec 13, 2013, 02:20 ET PennDOT Urges Drivers to Use Extra Caution During Winter Storm

With a winter storm predicted to impact a large part of Pennsylvania, PennDOT is urging motorists to use extra caution and if possible, delay...


Dec 12, 2013, 03:45 ET PennDOT Invites Private Industry to Submit Qualifications for Landmark, Multi-Bridge Replacement Project

PennDOT is putting Pennsylvania's new, comprehensive transportation plan to work as the department is reaching out to the private sector to submit...