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​This page offers the most recent news releases from PennDOT's central office in Harrisburg and its 11 engineering districts. To contact the central press office, please call 717-783-8800. If you'd like to reach a regional press office, please choose from the map here.

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8/11/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of the Kenmawr Bridge in Swissvale and Rankin boroughs, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night, August 14 through Monday morning, August 17 weather permitting.
 
8/11/2020
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that CMT Laboratories will be performing geotechnical core boring work on T-529 (Miller Road) in Jackson Township, Huntingdon County beginning Monday, August 17.
 
8/11/2020
​8/11/2020 Update: The drainage improvement project on Route 467 in Pike and Stevens Township, Bradford County is complete.
 
8/11/2020
Motorists are advised that the Interstate 80 westbound on ramp (Exit 224 Danville) from Route 54 is closed for maintenance work.
 
8/11/2020
Motorists are advised that Route 3003 (Ellington Mountain Road) is closed between Route 3012 (Grover Road) in Canton Township, Bradford County and Adams Road in McNett Township, Lycoming County due to a vehicle crash.
 
8/11/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Interstate 95 motorists will encounter a single lane closure in one or both directions between 26th Street and Pattison Avenue in Philadelphia on Monday, August 17, through Friday, August 21, from 7:30 PM to 6:00 AM following morning for bridge deck repair on the structure that carries the interstate over Pattison Avenue, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
8/11/2020
​Work will begin soon to replace the 94-year-old bridge that carries Route 158 over Brandy Run in Mercer Borough and East Lackawannock Township, Mercer County.
 
8/11/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Allens Lane Bridge will be closed and detoured for several months beginning next week under a project to replace the bridge that carries two lanes of traffic over SEPTA’s Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail Line in the West Mount Airy section of Philadelphia.
 
8/10/2020
PennDOT) today announced that its contractor has postponed a traffic shift on an Interstate 83 improvement project at Exit 4 in southern York County.
 
8/10/2020
There will be a single lane closure on I-81 at mile marker 184
 
8/10/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the Route 3069 (Crosstown Boulevard) ramp to northbound I-579 in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Tuesday through Saturday, August 11-15 weather permitting.
 
8/10/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on the Fort Duquesne Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Tuesday through Thursday, August 11-13 weather permitting.
 
8/10/2020
PennDOT District 11 is advising motorists that line painting operations on the Fort Pitt Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur tonight, August 10 weather permitting.
 
8/10/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the ramp from southbound Route 51 to southbound Route 65 in Rochester Borough, Beaver County will occur Tuesday through Thursday, August 11-13 weather permitting.
 
8/10/2020
​A $1.8 million resurfacing project that will give motorists a smoother ride on nearly five miles of Park Avenue and Park Avenue Extension in the City of Meadville and Saegertown Borough, Crawford County is scheduled to start soon.
 
8/10/2020
PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of the closure of a section of Route 3109 (Fells Church Road) in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County.
 
8/10/2020
​The bridge that carries Route 6 over Roystone Run in Sheffield Township, Warren County is slated to be closed starting August 24, 2020.
 
8/10/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding drivers that bridge replacement work in Clearfield County is set to begin Thursday. The bridge spans a branch of Moshannon Creek on Route 2021 (New Liberty Road) near Gearhartville. The bridge will be replaced with a box culvert and improved from “poor” to “good” condition.
 
8/10/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that Pennsylvania Drilling Company, of Imperial Pennsylvania, will be performing geotechnical core boring work on Route 1015 Quarry Road in Snyder Township, Blair County will now begin on Wednesday, August 12, not today as previously announced.