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11/24/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Interstate 95 motorists will encounter single and double lane closures in both directions next week at various locations between the Interstate 476 Interchange and the Delaware state line for various construction activities under a project to rehabilitate pavement and repair 15 structures on more than 11 miles of the interstate in Lower Chichester, Upper Chichester, Chester, Ridley and Tinicum townships, the City of Chester and Upland and Ridley boroughs, Delaware County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
11/24/2020
Motorists are advised that Route 42 is closed from the intersection with Route 220 in Davidson Township, Sullivan County to the intersection with Route 118 and Lairdsville Road in Jordan Township, Lycoming County for a vehicle crash.
 
11/24/2020
​The Old State Road (Route 3014) bridge over Interstate 79 in Franklin Township, Erie County is reopened following a rehabilitation project.
 
11/24/2020
Motorists in Dauphin County are advised the southbound Interstate 83 ramp to Route 22 (Exit 50/Jonestown Road) in Lower Paxton Township near Harrisburg will be temporarily relocated Monday night as part of an interstate reconstruction project. The relocation work will begin at 9 PM Monday, November 30, and is expected to be completed by 6 AM Tuesday, December 1.
 
11/24/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Interstate 95 motorists will encounter a single lane closure in both directions between the Naaman’s Creek Road and Chichester Avenue interchanges in Lower Chichester and Upper Chichester townships, Delaware County, on Monday, November 30, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning, for barrier installation ahead of repair work on the bridge that carries Blueball Avenue over the interstate, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
11/24/2020
Work continues tonight at a widening and reconstruction project at the Route 283 interchange with Route 722 (Landisville) in Lancaster County.
 
11/24/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a short-term lane restriction on northbound Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur today, Tuesday, November 24 weather permitting.
 
11/23/2020
Motorists are advised that Route 11 northbound and southbound between Ridge Road in Point Township, Northumberland County and Continental Boulevard in Danville, Montour County is open to traffic. Approximately 7,000 cubic yards of rock were hauled off the road and the damaged portions were milled, paved and painted.
 
11/23/2020
A new bridge on South Avenue in Bradford opened to traffic this morning, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). The bridge spans Toad Hollow Creek on South Avenue (Route 4007) at the Owens Way intersection. Crews have been working since early September to replace the old bridge and remove it from the list of McKean County bridges in poor condition. An average of almost 1,300 vehicles cross the bridge each day. With the new bridge open, the temporary roadway and short, local detour that were in use have been discontinued.
 
11/23/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to an online plan display regarding the Route 997 (Roxbury Road) bridge replacement project. This project is located over the Tributary to Three Square Hollow Run in Upper Mifflin Township, approximately one mile North of Interstate 76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike).
 
11/23/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to an online plan display regarding the Route 3011 (Mountain Road) bridge replacement project. This project is located over Buck Run in Peters Township, approximately 500 feet from the intersection with Route 16.
 
11/23/2020
A lane restriction scheduled for last night in the work zone on northbound Interstate 83 between Exit 22 (North George Street/Route 181) and Locust Lane in Manchester Township, York County, was postponed due to rain and is rescheduled for tonight.
 
11/23/2020
​All westbound and eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 are reopened in Springfield Township, Erie County. All ramps and exits for Route 6N (Exit 3, West Springfield/Cherry Hill) are reopened as well.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing gas line installation work at the Route 3004 (McLaughlin Run Road) intersection with Route 3034 (McMillan Road) in Upper St. Clair Township, Allegheny County will begin Monday, November 23 weather permitting.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing maintenance work in the outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday night, November 23.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is advising motorists that maintenance work on the interstate connector ramp (southbound I-279 Parkway North to eastbound I-376 Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, November 23.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on westbound I-376 (Parkway West) in Moon Township, Allegheny County, will occur Friday and Saturday, November 20-21 weather permitting.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Saturday, November 21 weather permitting.