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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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9/18/2020
Motorists are advised that Route 42 is closed between Beaver Lake Road and Route 220 near Beech Glen, Davidson Township, Sullivan County, due to downed trees and utilities.
 
9/18/2020
​ The northwest region of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has updated to the weekly county maintenance schedules listed online to reflect work planned for the week of September 21, 2020.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing crack and joint sealing activities on various roadways in Allegheny County will begin Monday night, September 21 weather permitting.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge inspection work on southbound I-79 in Collier Township, Allegheny County, will occur Saturday and Sunday, September 19-20 weather permitting.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing long-term lane restrictions on Penn Avenue (Route 2110) in Churchill Borough, Allegheny County will begin Monday, September 21 weather permitting.
 
9/18/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Tacony Street will be reduced to a single lane each direction with a center turn lane at intersections between Devereaux Street and Carver Street in Northeast Philadelphia for approximately one-year beginning Wednesday, September 23, for construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing single-lane restrictions on Route 28 in various municipalities in Allegheny County, will occur this weekend, Friday night through Monday morning, September 18-21 weather permitting.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge washing activities on the Highland Park Bridge and associated ramps in Allegheny County will continue Monday, September 21 weather permitting.
 
9/18/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Lane closures will be in place at night next week in both directions on Interstate 95 in Northeast Philadelphia during the set-up a new traffic pattern that will move three lanes of northbound traffic to the middle of the interstate for approximately 15 months of construction to rebuild the northbound lanes at the northern end of the Bridge Street Interchange, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
9/18/2020
King of Prussia, PA – U.S. 202 and U.S. 422 are among several highways next week restricted, from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM, as part of a project to replace or repair raised pavement markings on various highways and ramps throughout the Philadelphia region, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. The pavement markings are a reflective traffic safety measure that increase awareness and visibility during inclement weather or low light conditions.
 
9/18/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced recent achievements reflecting leadership in the realm of Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV) in Pennsylvania and the nation.
 
9/18/2020
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction has been completed on a project to stabilize, restore and improve flood-damaged sections of Brandywine Creek Road in Newlin Township, Chester County, and Balligomingo Road in West Conshohocken Borough, Montgomery County.
 
9/18/2020
King of Prussia, PA — Motorists in Concord Township, Delaware County, will encounter lane closures at night next week during construction to improve the traffic signals at the U.S. 1/U.S. 322 (Conchester Highway) Intersection, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing drainage improvement work on Bocktown Road (Route 3094) in Crescent Township, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, September 21 weather permitting.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing washing activities in the Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Sunday through Thursday nights, September 20-24.
 
9/18/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Motorists will encounter lane restrictions on several state highways in the Philadelphia region for resurfacing operations as a part of several projects to repair and resurface more than 200 miles of state highway in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
9/18/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing paving operations on the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Saturday, September 19 weather permitting.
 
9/18/2020
Roadwork along Route 104 near the intersection with Route 522 in Middleburg Borough, Snyder County will continue next week.
 
9/18/2020
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the virtual public to a plans display for roadway improvements and a culvert replacement project on Zuck Road (Route 4015) in Millcreek Township, Erie County.
 
9/18/2020
​Route 8 is reopened in Oil City, Venango with traffic restricted to one lane in each direction from intersection with Center Street to the intersection with Route 62 (Petroleum Street) and Route 428 (Halyday Run Road).