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12/11/2017
Attached is the December edition of the Road Ahead newsletter, an educational tool that presents science and safety topics. This issue offers winter safety tips for new and experienced drivers, as well as facts about PennDOT’s winter roadway maintenance plan.
 
12/11/2017
PennDOT District 11 is announcing retaining wall rehabilitation work is underway on southbound I-279 (Parkway North), in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.
 
12/11/2017
Uniontown, PA – The Strope Road (Route 4023) bridge, spanning North Fork Cross Creek in Cross Creek Township, Washington County, reopened to traffic on Friday, December 8. This bridge was replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project and allows PennDOT to remove it from the state's structurally deficient bridge list.
 
12/11/2017
Construction is complete for a Route 2007 (Free Spring Church Road) bridge in Fayette Township, Juniata County. The bridge spans an unnamed tributary to Lost Creek near the village of Oakland Mills and was replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of the bridge allows PennDOT to remove it from the state’s structurally deficient bridge list.
 
12/11/2017
11:30 AM Update: Routes 104 and 522 are now open. Motorists in Snyder County are advised to avoid Middleburg Borough due to an emergency situation.
 
12/9/2017
Finishing touches on bridge repairs to limit traffic on Route 283 in northwestern Lancaster County on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
 
12/8/2017
In its ongoing effort to enhance the bicycle experience across the state, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has completed new bicycle lanes on three suburban state highways in the Philadelphia region, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards said today.
 
12/8/2017
In honor of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week (December 4-8, 2017), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA) hosted a public safety event this morning called “Maintaining Mobility” at Surrey Services for Seniors.
 
12/8/2017
A local bridge improvement program announced as part of the Wolf Administration's Road Maintenance and Preservation, or Road MaP, initiative will make possible a partnership to rehabilitate a bridge in York County, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards said today.
 
12/8/2017
Oil City, PA – PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on two highways in the northwest region. Due to the winter storm impacting the region, speed limits were reduced earlier today to 45 mph on Interstate 90 and Interstate 86 in Erie County. All speeds are restored to their usual posted limits.
 
12/8/2017
PennDOT District 11 is announcing single-lane restrictions on westbound I-376 in Findlay and Moon townships in Allegheny County, and Hopewell Township in Beaver County, will occur this weekend, Friday night through Monday morning, December 8-11 weather permitting.
 
12/8/2017
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on the Rochester-Beaver Bridge (Route 51) in Bridgewater and Rochester boroughs, Beaver County, will continue Monday, December 11 weather permitting.
 
12/8/2017
PennDOT is announcing lane restrictions on Ardmore Boulevard (Route 8) in Wilkinsburg Borough, Allegheny County, will occur Saturday, December 9 weather permitting.
 
12/8/2017
PennDOT District 11 is announcing drainage improvements on Foster Road (Route 2031) in North Versailles Township, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, December 11 weather permitting.
 
12/8/2017
PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of the Reedsdale Street tunnel/ramp in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Friday, December 11-15 weather permitting.
 
12/8/2017
PennDOT is announcing drilling work on Route 48 (Scenery Drive) in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, will continue Monday and Tuesday, December 11-12 weather permitting.
 
12/8/2017
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:
 
12/8/2017
​Montoursville, PA – Here is an update on the $13.7 million Duke Street Reconstruction Project in Northumberland Borough, Northumberland County.
 
12/8/2017
​Montoursville, PA – Motorists in Northumberland County are advised there will be a lane restriction today on Route 61 at the Hamilton Underpass in Sunbury.
 
12/8/2017
The following work is scheduled for this week throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. Anyone wishing to sign up for PennDOT Travel Advisories can do so by emailing James May at jamay@pa.gov