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PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposals Until April 30

04/07/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) announced today that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through April 30.

PennDOT Customers Reminded to Use Caution When Renewing License, Registration Online

03/31/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today reminds its customers to exercise caution while renewing their driver&#39;s license or vehicle registration online, and to make sure that they&#39;re on PennDOT&#39;s official Driver and Vehicle Services website, <a href="http://www.dmv.pa.gov">www.dmv.pa.gov</a>, for making these transactions.

PennDOT Commercial Product Extensions Expiring March 31

03/24/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportations (PennDOT) reminds Pennsylvanians that expiration dates for commercial driver licenses and commercial learner&#39;s permits will end after the current extension expires for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts. There are no plans to implement additional extensions at this time.

Pennsylvania Highlights Transportation Innovations Designed to Save Lives, Create Efficiencies

03/17/2021
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced the release of the Pennsylvania State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) 2020 STIC Year-End Report, which details innovation deployment successes that benefit the traveling public.

PennDOT Invites Pennsylvanians to Share Feedback on Winter Services

03/16/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking the public&#39;s feedback on winter services through an online survey found at <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PDWinter2021">https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PDWinter2021</a>.

PennDOT Announces New Scenic Byway Designation for the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway

03/11/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that the Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway in Chester and Delaware counties has received a National Scenic Byways (NSB) Designation from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

PennDOT Invites Public Review, Comment on 2021 Transportation Performance Report

03/02/2021
Pennsylvanians can view ratings of the state&#39;s efforts in transportation safety, mobility, system preservation, and accountability in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) 2021 Transportation Performance Report (TPR), viewable at TalkPATransportation.com.

Wolf Administration Announces Liquid Fuels Distribution to Municipalities for Local Roads and Bridges

03/01/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has committed $452.7 million in liquid fuels payments to help certified municipalities maintain their roads and bridges.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Commercial Driver Licenses, Commercial Learner's Permits

02/22/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for commercial driver licenses and commercial learner&#39;s permits will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

PennDOT Announces 'Major Bridge P3 Initiative' Next Steps, Private-Sector Opportunities

02/18/2021
As part of its study to explore sustainable transportation funding methods and completing critical projects, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced the bridges being considered for its PennDOT Pathways Major Bridge Public-Private Partnership (P3) Initiative, and the coming industry opportunities to participate.

PennDOT and PA Turnpike Plan Vehicle Restrictions in Response to Winter Weather Thursday

02/17/2021
In response to winter weather throughout much of the state on Thursday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are planning to implement travel restrictions on trucks and other vehicles on certain roadways. Additional speed and vehicle restrictions on these and other interstates could be added depending on changing conditions. Motorists are encouraged to avoid unnecessary travel if possible.

PennDOT and PA Turnpike Implement Vehicle Restrictions in Response to Winter Weather

02/15/2021
In response to winter weather and the potential for icy conditions through much of the state today, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) plan to implement restrictions on trucks and other vehicles on certain roadways around the state. These restrictions will begin at 6:00 PM todayand remain in place until conditions warrant their removal. Additional speed and vehicle restrictions on these and other interstates could be added depending on changing conditions.

PennDOT and PA Turnpike Implement Vehicle Restrictions in Response to Winter Storm

02/13/2021
In response to winter weather and icy conditions through much of the state, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are implementing restrictions on trucks and other vehicles on certain roadways around the state, which will begin at noon today and remain in place until conditions warrant their removal. Motorists are urged to avoid travel if possible.

New Law Provides Free IDs for Pennsylvanians Experiencing Homelessness

02/11/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) today said that Pennsylvanians experiencing homelessness are now able to obtain a free initial photo ID or renewal a photo ID as a result of Act 131 of 2020, which Governor Tom Wolf signed into law in late 2020.

PennDOT Wins National TSMO Awards Focused on Improving Safety and Efficiency of Pennsylvania Roadways

02/10/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) was recently recognized with two 2020 Annual Transportation Systems Management &amp; Operations (TSMO) awards presented by the National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE).

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Presidents Day Holiday

02/08/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including the Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, February 13, through Monday, February 15, in observance of Presidents Day.

PennDOT to Launch Workforce Development Pilot Program Providing Improved Access, Creating Jobs for Employers

02/04/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced the start of a Workforce Development Pilot program in partnership with rabbittransit, Chester County Transportation Management Association (TMACC), and Urban Outfitters. The Workforce Development Pilot will begin on February 8.

Some Vehicle Restrictions Remain in Northeast PA on PennDOT and PA Turnpike Roadways

02/02/2021
While vehicle restrictions have been lifted in many areas of the state, several roadways in Northeast Pennsylvania still have restrictions in place, said the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. These restrictions will remain in place until conditions warrant their removal. Motorists are urged to avoid non-essential travel as crews continue their work to clear and treat roadways.

PennDOT and PA Turnpike Implement Additional Vehicle Restrictions in Response to Winter Storm

02/01/2021
In response to winter weather conditions through much of the state, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are implementing additional restrictions on trucks and other vehicles on certain roadways around the state, which will begin at 9:00 AM and remain in place until conditions warrant their removal. Motorists are urged to avoid travel if possible.

New Law Updates CDL Requirements for PA Veterans, Service Members

01/27/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) announced today that a new Pennsylvania law waives the requirement for Pennsylvania residents who are current and former military members and who operated a commercial vehicle as part of their duties, to take a Commercial Driver&#39;s License (CDL) Knowledge Test when applying for a CDL. Previous legislation – Act 133 of 2008 – established a waiver of the CDL skills test for these individuals.

Motorists Advised to Limit Travel, Watch for Changing Conditions

01/25/2021
In anticipation of frozen precipitation and potentially icy roadway conditions in many areas, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel during the upcoming storm. PennDOT plans to implement travel restrictions on trucks and other vehicles on certain roadways around the state, which will remain in place until conditions warrant their removal.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Holiday

01/12/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including the Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, January 16, through Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

PennDOT: New Law Will Improve Pennsylvanians' Ability to Obtain ID, Update CDL License Requirements

01/06/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today said that a new state law will provide opportunities that will give Pennsylvanians experiencing homelessness the ability to be issued a free identification card and Pennsylvanians with visual impairments improved access to obtain a driver&#39;s license and will help improve roadway safety through updated commercial driver&#39;s license requirements.

Motorists Advised to Limit Travel, Watch for Changing Conditions During Upcoming Winter Storm

12/23/2020
In anticipation of winter storm conditions, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel during the storm and are anticipating that restrictions on trucks and other vehicles will be imposed on certain roadways around the state, and will remain in place until conditions warrant their removal.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers and Harrisburg Riverfront Office Center Closed for Christmas Holiday

12/21/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including the Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Friday, December 25, 2020, in observance of the Christmas holiday.

All Vehicle and Speed Restrictions Removed from PennDOT and PA Turnpike Roadways

12/17/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) have lifted all vehicle and speed restrictions that had been previously enacted in response to yesterday&#39;s major winter storm.

PennDOT Extends Deadline for 'Innovations Challenge'

12/17/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that the deadline for the fourth annual Innovations Challenge has been extended through Friday, January 15, 2021.

Many Driver License, Photo Centers and the Riverfront Office Center Will Have Delay Opening December 17 Due to Winter Weather Conditions

12/16/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today that driver license and photo centers in many Pennsylvania counties and the Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg will have delayed openings on December 17 due to weather conditions.

PennDOT and PA Turnpike Will Phase in Vehicle Restrictions in Response to Winter Storm

12/16/2020
In response to today&#39;s major winter storm, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) will be implementing restrictions on trucks and other vehicles on certain roadways around the state.

Motorists Advised to Limit Travel During Upcoming Winter Storm

12/15/2020
In preparation for a major winter storm event, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are advising motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel during the storm, and are anticipating that restrictions on trucks and other vehicles will be imposed on certain roadways around the state.
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