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PennDOT Issues Guidance as Adopt-A-Highway Activities Resume

07/08/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced guidance for groups looking to beautify their communities as its Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) activities resume across the state, including mask wearing, social distancing and frequent hand sanitizing. These activities were suspended as part of Pennsylvania's efforts to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposals Until July 31

07/01/2020
The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) announced today that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through July 31.

PennDOT, PSP Urge Responsible, Designated Driving Ahead of Independence Day

06/30/2020
As Pennsylvania continues to reopen, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are reminding Pennsylvanians to celebrate responsibly ahead of the Independence Day holiday.

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Independence Day Holiday

06/26/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its Riverfront Office Center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Motor vehicle counter services at the Harrisburg Riverfront Office Center will also be closed Friday, July 3.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, and Learner’s Permits

06/25/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, and learner's permits, will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

PennDOT Driver’s Skills Test Appointment Scheduling Now Open

06/20/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reminds customers beginning today any customer in need of an appointment for a skills test, including motorcycle skills tests, may now schedule online by visiting www.dmv.pa.gov or by contacting the PennDOT Driver and Vehicle Services Call Center at 717-412-5300.

Additional PennDOT Photo License Centers Reopen

06/18/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Saturday, June 20, 2020, additional centers throughout the state will offer photo license services, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. 

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Juneteenth National Freedom Day

06/18/2020
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 Friday, June 19, 2020, in observance of Juneteenth National Freedom Day.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

06/04/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Friday, June 5, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

PennDOT Driver License Centers to Resume Driver's Skills Tests

06/02/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Tuesday, June 2, 2020, driver's skills test, including motorcycle skills test, will resume at reopened Driver License Centers.

Wolf Administration’s “Innovations Challenge” Winners Announced

05/28/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that a team of students from the Monroe Career and Technical Institute in PennDOT's Allentown-based Engineering District 5 has been selected as the statewide winner for the 2019-2020 Innovations Challenge.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties; Limited Motor Vehicle Services Available

05/28/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Friday, May 29, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.  This includes opening of limited motor vehicle services at its Harrisburg Riverfront Office Center (ROC) location.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, and Learner’s Permits

05/27/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, and learner's permits, will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

05/21/2020
he Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning Friday, May 22, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

PSP, PennDOT Highlight Traffic Safety as Pennsylvania Continues Phased Reopening

05/21/2020
As counties move into the yellow phase of reopening and “Stay at Home Orders” are adjusted, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) remind drivers that traffic safety must be top of mind when behind the wheel.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

05/15/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning May 15, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

PennDOT Announces Highway Fatalities at New Low in 2019

05/14/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that statewide highway fatalities reached a new low in 2019, dropping to 1,059, the lowest since record keeping began in 1928 and 131 less than in 2018.

PennDOT To Use Existing Photos for Driver License and Identification Card Renewals

05/12/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that PennDOT will use existing photos on file for customers who renew their driver's license and identification card.

PennDOT Reopens Additional Roadside Rest Areas

05/11/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reopening indoor facilities at three additional rest areas statewide.

Limited Services Available May 8 at Three PennDOT Driver License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

05/08/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning May 8, 2020, the first three Driver License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Limited Services Available at Additional PennDOT Driver License and Photo License Centers in Yellow Phase Counties

05/08/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that beginning May 9, 2020, additional Driver License and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, and Learner's Permits

05/01/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, and learner's permits, will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

PennDOT Construction Projects to Resume Beginning May 1

04/30/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that in accordance with Governor Tom Wolf's plan for a phased-in reopening of public and private construction, PennDOT highway and bridge construction projects will resume beginning May 1.

PennDOT Reopens Additional Roadside Rest Areas

04/06/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reopening indoor facilities at five additional rest areas statewide.

Work Continues on PennDOT Emergency and Critical Highway and Bridge Infrastructure Projects

03/31/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that 61 emergency and critical highway and bridge projects will be active statewide this week. While the normal highway and bridge construction program has paused as the commonwealth addresses COVID-19 response, urgent emergency work has continued to ensure a reliable transportation system as circumstances surrounding COVID-19 continue to unfold.

PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, Vehicle Registrations and Other Products

03/27/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, learner's permits, persons with disability placards, vehicle registrations and safety and emission inspections will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.

Federal REAL ID Enforcement Deadline Postponed to October 2021

03/26/2020
Today the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that the Department of Homeland Security has postponed the enforcement date for REAL ID from October 1, 2020, to October 1, 2021, in response to COVID-19 and the national emergency declaration.

PennDOT Reopens Additional Rest Areas

03/24/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reopening indoor facilities at 23 select rest areas across Pennsylvania to all motorists, including the 13 facilities in critical locations that were reopened March 18 with portable restrooms and handwashing facilities.

PennDOT Reopens Select Rest Areas for Truck Parking

03/18/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will be reopening select rest areas across Pennsylvania for truck parking. PennDOT rest areas were closed at midnight Tuesday in response to Governor Tom Wolf's mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.

PennDOT Closes All Driver, Photo License Centers, Extends Expiration Dates and Suspends Construction in Response to COVID-19

03/16/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is implementing the following operational changes in response to Governor Tom Wolf's mitigation guidance regarding COVID-19.
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