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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'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'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'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'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.

More Vehicle Restrictions Lifted

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

Commercial Vehicle Ban Lifted from More Interstates

01/20/2019
With the weekend storm exiting Pennsylvania, more of the remaining bans on commercial vehicle traffic on certain interstates were removed at 11 a.m.

More Vehicle and Speed Restrictions Lifted

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

Commercial Vehicle Ban Lifted from More Interstates

01/20/2019
With the weekend storm exiting Pennsylvania, some of the state's remaining bans on commercial vehicle traffic on certain interstates and some expressways were removed at 7 a.m.

Commercial Vehicle Ban Lifted from More Interstates

01/19/2019
Due to reduced anticipated storm severity in these areas, at 4:30 p.m. the state's ban on commercial vehicle traffic on interstates and some expressways will be removed from the Turnpike mainline from the Ohio state line to the New Jersey state line, and interstates south and west of the Turnpike – Interstate 70, I-79, I-279, I-579, and I-376.

Commercial Vehicle Ban in Effect on Most Interstates, Lifting on Some Roadways at 2:30 p.m.

01/19/2019
Following Governor Tom Wolf's emergency declaration yesterday (PDF) and plans announced in anticipation of a statewide storm featuring varying degrees of heavy snow, high winds, sleet and freezing rain, a commercial vehicle ban is now in effect through noon Sunday on most interstates and most of the Turnpike.

PennDOT Secretary Richards Named Vice Chair of National Transportation Research Board

01/14/2019
Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Leslie S. Richards has been named vice chairman of the 2019 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Committee, effective Jan. 16.

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

01/14/2019
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, January 19, through Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Wolf Administration Highlights Winter Driving, Safety Resources, Announces Restrictions In Advance of Icing Storm Forecast

01/08/2019
With a period of snow, sleet and freezing rain expected across the state through Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is imposing restrictions on certain trucks and other vehicles and limiting speed limits and urging motorists to prepare their vehicles for colder temperatures, potential black ice and inclement weather.

Latest Summary of Interstate Restrictions

01/08/2019
PennDOT continues to post 45 mph speed restrictions on Interstate 81 between Scranton at Mile Marker 194 and the New York State border.

Wolf Administration Outlines Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking, Encourages Public to Learn and Watch for Signs

01/07/2019
Executives from the Pennsylvania departments of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services (DHS), Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), and the Governor's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs were joined by advocates and a human trafficking survivor today to discuss efforts to combat human trafficking and educate the public on the issu

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed For Christmas Holiday

12/17/2018
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 Tuesday, December 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday.
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