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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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4/3/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Verizon Pennsylvania is planning lane closures next on Chestnut Street at two locations in Philadelphia for conduit installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
4/3/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing Route 837 in West Mifflin Borough, Allegheny County, reopened to traffic this afternoon, Friday, April 3.
 
4/3/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is issuing an early April update for its Route 322/Potters Mills Gap project in southeast Centre County. Up-to-date information can also be found on the PMG Project page at www.penndot.gov/pottersmillsgap.
 
4/3/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Whitemarsh Township is planning to close and detour Joshua Road between Stenton Avenue and Flourtown Road in Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County beginning Monday, April 20 for roadway construction and widening, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. The closure will be in place 24/7 through Friday, June 12.
 
4/3/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on I-79 in various locations in Allegheny County, will begin Monday, April 6 weather permitting.
 
4/3/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing scupper cleaning activities on the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) ramp to eastbound I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday and Tuesday, April 6-7 weather permitting.
 
4/3/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing emergency drainage work on Route 3034 (McMillan Road) in Upper St. Clair Township, Allegheny County will occur Monday and Tuesday, April 6-7 weather permitting.
 
4/3/2020
Robert Heinrich has been named PennDOT District 3-0 employee of the month for April 2020.
 
4/3/2020
King of Prussia, PA – PECO Energy is planning single lane closures next week on several state highways in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties for utility construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
4/3/2020
King of Prussia, PA – 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 Tuesday, April 4, through Friday, April 17, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for utility installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
4/3/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Single lane closures are scheduled next week on the George C. Platt Memorial Bridge (Route 291/Penrose Avenue) and 5th Street in Philadelphia for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
4/3/2020
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that prime contractor HRI, Inc., of State College, will resume work beginning on Monday, April 6, on the Hopewell Bridge Replacement Project in Hopewell Borough, Bedford County.
 
4/2/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing traffic shifts on Route 60 (Steubenville Pike) in Robinson Township, Allegheny County, will occur today, Thursday, April 2 weather permitting.
 
4/1/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of Route 130 (Coal Hollow Road) in the Municipality of Penn Hills, Allegheny County, due to a landslide.