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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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6/2/2020
Motorists are advised that both lanes of Route 405 in Muncy Creek Township, Lycoming County are closed due to a vehicle crash. The road is closed in the area near Trout Pond Park.
 
6/2/2020
East Whiteland Township is planning weekday lane restrictions on Route 352 (Sproul Road) between Rosemont Avenue and Summit Road in East Whiteland Township, Chester County, on Friday, June 5, through Friday, June 12, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for paving operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
6/2/2020
Bensalem Township is planning lane restrictions with flagging on Route 513 (Hulmeville Road) between Lavender Road and Bensalem Avenue in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, on Monday, June 8, through Thursday June 11, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for utility improvement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
6/2/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on the Fort Duquesne Bridge (I-279) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday, June 3 weather permitting.
 
6/2/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing the reopening of the ramp from eastbound Business Loop 376 to Thorn Run Road in Moon Township, Allegheny County will occur Wednesday, June 3 weather permitting.
 
6/2/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing washing activities in the Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday and Thursday nights, June 3-4.
 
6/2/2020
BET Investments is planning weekday lane closures on Route 611 (Old York Road) between Susquehanna Road and Brook Road in Abington Township, Montgomery County, on Monday, June 8, through Friday, July 10, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for curb and sidewalk improvement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
6/2/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Westbound Interstate 76 will be closed at night this week, and mid-day and nighttime lane closures will be in place this week on eastbound and westbound I-76 for viaduct rehabilitation and repaving in Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today in a revised work schedule.
 
6/2/2020
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that HRI, Inc., of State College, will begin work on Monday, June 8, on the first of three sections of a culvert system with box culverts on PA 26 in Huntingdon Borough, Huntingdon County.
 
6/2/2020
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.
 
6/2/2020
Motorists are advised that a portion of Route 220 in Towanda Township, Bradford County, will be closed for utility work.
 
6/1/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced Cottles Asphalt Maintenance, Inc., of Everett, will begin work on the Route 3024 (Frankstown Road/Rager’s Hill Road) intersection improvement project beginning on Monday, June 8 in Adams and Richland townships, Cambria County.
 
6/1/2020
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced prime contractor, Cottle’s Asphalt Maintenance, Inc., of Everett, PA, will begin work on the T-366 (Old Route 126 Bridge) rehabilitation project in Licking Creek Township, Fulton County, on Monday, June 8.
 
6/1/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of Route 2003 (Church Hollow Road) in Forward Township, Allegheny County will begin Tuesday, June 2 weather permitting.
 
6/1/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that a previously announced detour for a bridge replacement project on Route 2004 (Back Maitland Road) will be implemented tomorrow. Work on the bridge spanning Jack’s Creek approximately two miles northeast of Lewistown in Derry Township, Mifflin County, was scheduled to begin after Memorial Day but was delayed. Replacing the bridge will remove the structure from Mifflin County’s list of bridges in poor condition.
 
6/1/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a betterment project on Route 1004 (Woodland Road) is scheduled to begin Friday, June 5. The project will consist of waterline replacement, drainage improvements, sidewalk installation and full-depth reconstruction of the roadway between the intersection of Route 322 in Lawrence Township and the intersection of Market Street in Clearfield Borough.
 
6/1/2020
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction will begin Monday, June 8, on the project to perform high-priority repairs on 13 bridges on Interstate 95, Interstate 295 and Interstate 476 in Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware counties.
 
6/1/2020
King of Prussia, PA – The ramp from eastbound Interstate 76 to eastbound Interstate 676 in Philadelphia is scheduled to close on Wednesday, June 3, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for bridge repair, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.