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PennDOT Unveils Plan to Upgrade Guiderail, End Treatments

08/09/2018
In line with changing federal standards for guiderail and guiderail end treatments, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced a new long-range plan to upgrade these devices across the roughly 40,000-mile state-maintained highway network.

2018-19 Rail Freight Grant Program Opens Application Period

08/08/2018
PennDOT's Bureau of Rail Freight, Ports and Waterways has opened the application period for the 2018-19 Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP), Secretary Leslie S. Richards said today.

Governor Wolf Announces Traffic Signal Improvements to Benefit 70 Municipalities Statewide

07/12/2018
Governor Tom Wolf announced today that 70 municipalities will receive more than $31 million to support traffic signal upgrades, increasing safety and mobility across Pennsylvania's communities.

PennDOT Wins Two Awards for Innovation in the America's Transportation Awards Competition

07/11/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) received two awards today in the regional America's Transportation Awards competition for its demand response shared ride system and its work relocating an endangered species during a bridge project.

Wolf Administration Makes First Investments in Expanding Vanpool Options for Workers, Persons with Disabilities

07/11/2018
In support of Governor Tom Wolf's Employment First initiative to help people with disabilities find employment, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has executed agreements with Enterprise Rideshare and the Centre Area Transit Authority (CATA) as part of a Vanpool Incentive Program announced last year to create vanpools across the state that would provide a lower-cost alternative for people to commute to work.

PennDOT and DCED Announce Designation of U.S. Bicycle Routes 30 and 36

07/10/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Department of Community and Economic Developed (DCED) today announced that two new U.S. Bicycle Routes (USBR) have been designated in Pennsylvania: USBRs 30 and 36. These U.S. Bicycle Route designations create nationally recognized interstate bicycle touring routes in Pennsylvania which bring significant long-term economic benefits to local communities from out-of-state tourism.

Single Lane Closure Route 18 and East Wylie Avenue City of Washington, Washington County

06/11/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists of lane restrictions on Route 18 between Tube Alley and Tyler Avenue and on East Wylie Avenue between Chartiers Street and Sammy Angott Way. These restrictions will occur between June 11 and June 15 between 10 PM and 6 AM as needed. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers.

Traffic Pattern Changes Route 981 Reconstruction Project Unity Township, Westmoreland County

06/11/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists of traffic pattern changes on the Route 981 reconstruction project in Unity Township. The current detours will be lifted on Thursday, June 14.<br><br>The project is about to enter the 3rd and last phase of a 3-phase construction sequence.&nbsp; This last phase of work is for the construction of Route 981 Southbound lane and shoulder.

Reminder: Patching on Route 15 in South Williamsport This Week

06/11/2018
This is a reminder that a PennDOT maintenance crew in Lycoming County will perform pavement patching this week on Route 15 in South Williamsport Borough.

DAUPHIN COUNTY: Ramp Closure Postponed to Early Tuesday Morning

06/10/2018
Due to Sunday&#39;s rainy weather, the ramp closure scheduled for westbound Route 22 to northbound I-83 at I-83 Exit 50 has been postponed to early Tuesday morning, June 11.

BUCKS COUNTY: Weekday and Weeknight Lane Restrictions Scheduled for Resurfacing Operations in Bucks County

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – Weekday and weeknight lane restrictions are scheduled on a pair of state highways as part of a project to repair and resurface 44 miles of state highway in Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

BUCKS COUNTY: U.S. 1 North and South Nighttime Travel Restrictions Scheduled for Safety Improvement Project in Bucks County

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – Motorists traveling northbound and southbound on U.S. 1 in Bucks County will encounter nighttime lane restrictions next week for construction activities related to a project to enhance travel and safety on northbound U.S. 1 through the interchange with U.S. 13 (Bristol Pike) and Route 32 in Falls, Middletown and Lower Makefield townships, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

PHILADELPHIA: Academy Road and Chew Avenue Weeknight Lane Restrictions Scheduled for Resurfacing Operations in Philadelphia

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – Nighttime lane restrictions are scheduled next week on a pair of state highways as part of a project to repair and resurface 20 miles of state highway in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

BUCKS COUNTY: Southbound U.S. 13 (Bristol Pike) Lane Closure Scheduled for Excavation Work in Bristol Township

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – A right lane closure is scheduled on southbound U.S. 13 between Green Lane and Beaver Dam Road in Bristol Township, Bucks County, on Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 29, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for excavation work, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

NORTHUMBERLAND, SNYDER, UNION COUNTIES: CSVT Update for Upcoming Week

06/08/2018
Montoursville, PA – Work is progressing on the Northern Section of the Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) project in Northumberland, Union and Snyder counties as follows:

DELAWARE COUNTY: Overnight Lane Restrictions Scheduled Next Week for Resurfacing Operations in Delaware County

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – Overnight lane restrictions are scheduled next week on several state highways as part of an improvement project to repair and resurface 47 miles of state highway in Delaware County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

Clearfield County--Pipe Work Will Require Detour in Clearfield County

06/08/2018
Clearfield, PA – A crew from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will perform pipe replacement work next week in Boggs Township that will include a three-day closure along a section of Route 2007 (Burly to West Decatur Road) in Clearfield County.

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY: Duke Street Reconstruction Project Continues in Northumberland Borough

06/08/2018
​Montoursville, PA – The $13.7 million Duke Street Reconstruction Project continues in Northumberland Borough, Northumberland County.

YORK COUNTY: Jacobs Mill Road Bridge in Heidelberg Township Now Open to Traffic

06/08/2018
Jacobs Mill Road bridge now open to traffic.

PHILADELPHIA: Ridge Avenue Lane Closures Scheduled Next Week for Safety Improvement Project in Philadelphia

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – Motorists will encounter lane closures with flagging on Ridge Avenue between 15th Street and Spring Garden Street in Philadelphia, on Monday, June 11, through Friday, June 15, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for construction activities related to a project to improve travel and safety along a 1.3-mile section of Ridge Avenue, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. The project is scheduled to be completed this summer.

ALLEGHENY & LAWRENCE COUNTIES: Line Painting Operations Begin Saturday in Allegheny and Lawrence Counties

06/08/2018
PennDOT District 11 is advising motorists that line painting operations on various roadways in Allegheny and Lawrence counties will occur Saturday through Friday, June 9-15 weather permitting.

MONTOUR COUNTY: Work Continues Next Week on I-80 in Montour County

06/08/2018
​Montoursville, PA – Here is next week’s schedule on the multi-year, $30 million project on Interstate 80 in Montour County.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY: Southbound Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) Overnight Closure Scheduled for Overhead Bridge Painting in Upper Pottsgrove Township

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – Southbound Route 100 (Pottstown Pike) is scheduled to close at the Farmington Avenue Interchange in Upper Pottsgrove Township, Montgomery County, on Sunday, June 10, through Thursday, June 14, from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM, for painting of the structure carrying Farmington Avenue over Route 100 (Pottstown Pike), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

LANCASTER COUNTY: Repair Work to Start Soon on Route 897 Bridge over Southbound Route 222

06/08/2018
Prep work is starting for an operation to repair damage to the Route 897 and Orchard Road bridges over southbound Route 222. Both brdiges were damaged last November by an over height load. The repair will require two weekend closurees of southbound Route 222 in July.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY: Fort Pitt Bridge Overnight Washing Activities Begin Sunday in Pittsburgh

06/08/2018
PennDOT District 11 is announcing washing activities on the Fort Pitt Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Sunday, June 10 weather permitting.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY: Route 3063 Oakdale Road Improvements begin Monday in North Fayette Township

06/08/2018
PennDOT District 11 is announcing roadway improvement work on Route 3063 (Oakdale Road) in North Fayette Township, Allegheny County will begin Monday, June 11 weather permitting.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY: Route 4011 Rochester Road Slide Repair Work begins Monday in McCandless Township

06/08/2018
PennDOT District 11 is advising motorists that line painting operations on various roadways in Allegheny and Lawrence counties will occur Saturday through Friday, June 9-15 weather permitting.

LYCOMING COUNTY: Shoulder Upgrades Next Week in Loyalsock and Jackson Townships, Lycoming County

06/08/2018
​Montoursville, PA –&nbsp; Next week a PennDOT maintenance crew in Lycoming County will perform shoulder upgrades on Route 2031 (Fairview Road) in Loyalsock Township, and on Route 1010 (Brick Church Road) and Route 1011 (Williamson Trail) in Jackson Township.

BUCKS COUNTY: PennDOT Reopens Thatcher Road Bridge over Kimples Creek in Haycock Township

06/08/2018
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today reopened the bridge carrying Thatcher Road over Kimples Creek in Haycock Township, Bucks County, following a three-week rehabilitation project.

ALLEGHENY COUNTY: Duquesne-McKeesport Bridge Ramp to Southbound Route 837 Overnight Closures begin Monday in Duquesne

06/08/2018
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight closures of the ramp from the Duquesne-McKeesport Bridge to southbound Route 837 in the City of Duquesne, Allegheny County will begin Monday night, June 11 weather permitting.
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