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Back in 1776, it was unlikely our Founding Fathers expected the Fourth of July to become synonymous with fireworks, picnics, and alcohol.
Fixing all the roads and bridges in Pennsylvania is not an easy — or cheap — job. We've made great strides with Act 89, but more is needed.
The Pennsylvania driver's license has gotten a facelift with enhanced security features, but the updates are unrelated to REAL ID.
Each year, PennDOT uses nearly 1.6 million gallons of paint in its statewide line-painting operations.
Whenever PennDOT announces a new roundabout, we inevitably hear the same thing: "Why?"
To save taxpayer dollars — plus a few trees — PennDOT has stopped printing paper copies of a number of its publications.
Pennsylvania's mandatory seat belt law isn't just about keeping you safe — it's about everyone in your vehicle.
More than 90 projects worth approximately $210 million will be under construction in PennDOT's six-county northwestern region.
At the beginning of 2017, a portion of Act 89 went into effect that provided for the elimination of vehicle registration stickers.
Did you know PennDOT is directly responsible for nearly 40,000 miles of highway and roughly 25,000 bridges? We oversee programs and policies affecting highways, urban and rural public transportation, airports, railroads, ports and waterways, in addition to administering the state's more than 11 million vehicle registrations and 8.8 million driver's licenses.
So, how do we do what we do? And how can we help you travel in Pennsylvania — whether it be for business or leisure — in safe and enjoyable manner? Read PennDOT Way to learn more about the department, what we do, and how and why we do it.