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PennDOT Announces 2018 Statewide Highway Fatalities

06/13/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that in 2018, statewide traffic deaths increased to 1,190 from the record low of 1,137 in 2017. Last year was the third-lowest number of highway fatalities recorded and overall fatalities continue to trend downward.

PennDOT Enhances 511PA for Memorial Day Travel Planning

05/23/2019
With many Pennsylvanians expected to travel this Memorial Day weekend, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is encouraging motorists to use the &quot;Historic Holiday Traffic&quot; page at <a href="http://www.511PA.com">www.511PA.com</a>&nbsp;to plan their holiday travel.

Wolf Administration, State Officials Tout Cycling Improvements, Opportunities and Benefits in Pennsylvania

05/13/2019
To mark the start of Bike to Work week, the Wolf Administration announced a series of planned improvements and opportunities for bicyclists during an event featuring a bike ride around Harrisburg by cabinet members and other state officials.

PSP, PennDOT Focus on Seat Belt Safety, Enforcement With 'Click It or Ticket' Mobilization

05/13/2019
With Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer travel season, less than two weeks away, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) encourage drivers to be safe on the roads. The agencies will work with municipal police departments and other safety partners across the commonwealth to participate in the national &quot;Click It or Ticket&quot; seat belt enforcement and education initiative from May 13 through June 2, 2019.

Pennsylvania Highlights Innovations Designed to Save Lives, Time, and Money

04/22/2019
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that the Pennsylvania State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) detailed innovation deployment successes that benefit the travelling public in its 2018 STIC Year-End Report.

PennDOT Announces Statewide Innovations Challenge Winner

04/15/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that a team of students from North Allegheny Senior High School, has been selected as the statewide winner for its second Innovations Challenge.

PennDOT Invites Pennsylvanians to Share Feedback on Winter Services

04/04/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is accepting winter services feedback through an online survey. The public can take the survey through May 7 at <a href="http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PennDOTWinter">www.surveymonkey.com/r/PennDOTWinter</a>.

PennDOT Announces Next Steps in Public-Private Partnership Targeting Environmental Preservation

03/25/2019
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that three teams will be invited to submit proposals for a program to preserve 140 acres of PennDOT-owned land in Chalfont, Bucks County through a Public-Private Partnership (P3). The land will be transformed into a mitigation site capable of providing on-demand mitigation credits for PennDOT and private-development projects.

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

03/12/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has committed $500.7 million in liquid fuels payments to help certified municipalities maintain their roads and bridges.

Pennsylvanians Encouraged to Review Updated Transportation Performance Report, Provide Feedback and Register for Online Public Meeting

03/11/2019
Pennsylvanians can view ratings of the state&#39;s efforts in transportation safety, mobility, system preservation, and accountability by way of the 2019 Transportation Performance Report, viewable at <a href="http://www.TalkPATransportation.com">www.TalkPATransportation.com</a>.

REAL IDs Now Available to Pennsylvania Residents

03/05/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is proud to announce that optional REAL ID-compliant driver&#39;s licenses and photo ID cards are now available for Pennsylvania residents who want one.

Commercial Vehicle Restrictions Updated for Sunday Storm, Drivers Urged to Use Caution and Monitor Forecast

03/02/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are encouraging motorists to monitor forecasts and also provided an update on vehicle restrictions expected to be in effect during a storm expected to impact the state on Sunday.

More Vehicle Restrictions Removed at 10:00 PM

02/20/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike have lifted additional vehicle restrictions that were imposed as part of the storm impacting much of the state.

Vehicle Restrictions Removed from Some Roadways at 6:30 PM, Motorists Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

02/20/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike have lifted some of the vehicle restrictions that were imposed as part of the storm impacting much of the state.

PennDOT Driver License/Photo Centers in Several Counties Close Early Due to Weather

02/20/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that, due to weather conditions, Driver License and Photo License Centers in the several counties will be closing at 1:15 PM today.

PennDOT Driver License/Photo Centers in Several Counties, Customer Call Center Closed Due to Weather

02/20/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that, due to weather conditions, Driver License and Photo License Centers in the several counties will be closed today.

Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Certain Roadways, Motorists Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

02/19/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm brings snow and ice statewide.

PennDOT, State Police Highlight Traffic Law Updates, Importance to Highway Safety

02/14/2019
To reinforce the importance of specific state laws, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Acting Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Commissioner Robert Evanchick today urged drivers to review and obey driver safety laws that were recently updated and impact crash rates yearly.

Vehicle Restrictions Lifted from Several Roadways, Travelers Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

02/12/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike have been monitoring roadway conditions, temperatures, and precipitation through today&#39;s storm and at 8:00 PM are lifting many vehicle restrictions that were imposed as part of the storm.

Some Vehicle Restrictions Lifted at 1:00 P.M. on Certain Roadways, Travelers Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

02/12/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are lifting some of the vehicle restrictions that were imposed as part of the storm impacting much of the state.

Vehicle Restrictions Removed from Two More Roadways, Travelers Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

02/12/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are lifting additional vehicle restrictions that were imposed as part of the storm impacting much of the state.

PennDOT Reminder: Customers Can Join 140,000 Who Pre-Verified for REAL ID

02/12/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding customers that they can join more than 140,000 Pennsylvanians who have pre-verified for REAL ID online and at driver license centers statewide. Customers who bring in the required REAL ID documentation to any PennDOT Driver License Center may apply for REAL ID online once REAL IDs are available in March and receive their REAL ID driver&#39;s license or photo ID card in the mail.

Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Certain Roadways, Travelers Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

02/11/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm brings mixed precipitation types to much of the state, with many areas expected to see precipitation during the Monday evening and Tuesday morning rush hours.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Presidents Day Holiday

02/11/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, February 16, through Monday, February 18, in observance of Presidents Day.

Governor Wolf Announces Investments in 50 Multimodal Projects to Improve Safety, Mobility, Local Economies

02/01/2019
Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 50 highway, bridge, transit, aviation, and bike and pedestrian projects in 23 counties were selected for $44.5 million in funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund.

Vehicle Restrictions Temporarily Lifted on Interstate 78, Part of I-81

01/29/2019
To assist with vehicle flow and goods movement during an anticipated break in today&#39;s weather system, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is temporarily lifting vehicle restrictions on two highways.

Travelers Urged to be Vigilant, Monitor Weather Conditions in Advance of Precipitation and Extreme Cold

01/28/2019
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm system is anticipated to impact most of the state, with many areas expected to see precipitation during the Tuesday rush hours.

'PennDOT Connects' Transportation Planning Initiative Improving Communities

01/25/2019
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced that project-planning collaboration and outreach with more than 750 municipalities is complete on more than 1,850 projects through the department&#39;s PennDOT Connects transportation planning process.

Wolf Administration Announces the Opening of Lebanon CNG Transit Fueling Station

01/22/2019
Today, the Wolf Administration announced the formal opening of service at one of the 29 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations planned as part of a Public Private Partnership. Officials from PennDOT, Trillium CNG, and Lebanon Transit marked the start of fueling at the facility at 200 Willow Street, Lebanon.

All Vehicle Restrictions Lifted

01/20/2019
With the weekend storm gone from Pennsylvania, all of the commercial vehicle and speed restrictions on the interstates have been lifted.
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