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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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7/26/2021
Motorists are advised that northbound and southbound lanes of Route 11/15 are closed between Winding Road and Peffer Valley Road in Chapman Township, Snyder County, due to a vehicle crash.
 
7/26/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) is scheduled to close between Willow Grove Avenue and Mount Carmel Avenue in Cheltenham and Abington townships, Montgomery County, from 7:00 PM Friday, July 30, to 5:00 AM Monday, August 2, for bridge construction under a project to rehabilitate the structure that carries Route 152 (Limekiln Pike) over SEPTA’s Regional Rail Line, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
7/26/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are pleased to invite you to attend one of two Virtual Public Open House sessions being conducted on Thursday, July 29th, 2021 to discuss the S.R. 376, Section A59 Banksville Interchange project. Session One will be from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM and Session Two will be from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Public input throughout project development is very important to the success of the project. This briefing offers the opportunity to provide input and engage in a question and answer session with the project design team.
 
7/26/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking public input on the possible usage of the public parking for the Pennsylvania State Game Lands 96 along Route 428 during a repaving project in Venango and Crawford counties.
 
7/26/2021
Motorists are advised that a pipe replacement project will close a portion of Route 2019 (Moreland Baptist Road) this week between Route 2015 (Funston Road) and Route 42 in Franklin and Jordan Townships, Lycoming County.
 
7/26/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that the application period for the grants under the Rail Transportation Assistance Program (RTAP) and the Rail Freight Assistance Program (RFAP) is now open. Applications will be accepted until August 20.
 
7/26/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing a right lane closure on I-79 Northbound between mile marker 84 and mile marker 87 in Butler County.
 
7/26/2021
Motorists who travel on Interstate 180 westbound and eastbound in Muncy Township, Lycoming County, are advised of a rolling roadblock that will take place this week, between mile markers 13 and 17, for utility work.
 
7/26/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing the closure of State Route 66 in Porter Township, Clarion County August 6 through August 8, 2021 for a mill and fill project.
 
7/26/2021
Beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, July 27, a contactor will implement a nighttime lane restriction on State Road (Route 722) at the widening and reconstruction project at the Route 283/Landisville Interchange in Lancaster County.
 
7/23/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that a section of Route 219 (West DuBois Avenue) in DuBois will be closed on Sunday, July 25. The road will be closed near the intersection with DuBois Street and a local detour will be in place. The closure is necessary to protect motorists and move equipment as demolition of a building located at the intersection takes place. Closure details are: • Closure hours are 11:00 A.M. on Sunday, July 25 through 6:00 A.M. Monday, July 26. PennDOT will reopen the road sooner if work progress allows. • The detour will use DuBois Street, Parkway Drive, Route 219/Liberty Boulevard, and Route 219 (West DuBois Avenue).
 
7/23/2021
King of Prussia PA – Interstate 95 Girard Point Bridge is among state highways restricted in Philadelphia, Chester, and Montgomery counties for bridge inspections, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
7/23/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Interstate 95 motorists will encounter single and double lane closures in both directions at several locations in Philadelphia and Delaware counties for various construction activities under two separate improvement projects, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
7/23/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Route 100 is among several state highways restricted in Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware counties on Monday, July 26, through Friday, July 30, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for line striping and delineator installations under a project to install safety enhancements to improve travel and reduce high-speed crashes across the five-county Philadelphia region, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
7/23/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Chestnut Street is among several state highways in Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties restricted for resurfacing operations, as a part of several projects to repair and resurface more than 200 miles of state highway across the five-county Philadelphia region, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today
 
7/23/2021
King of Prussia, PA – U.S. 202 (DeKalb Pike) motorists will encounter a right lane closure in both directions at the Saulin Boulevard Intersection in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, on Monday, July 26, through Saturday, July 31, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for construction activities under a local trail project, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
7/23/2021
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overhead utility work on Route 4026 (Sample Road) in Hampton Township and Route 4057 (Roosevelt Road) in Kilbuck Township, Allegheny County will begin Monday, July 26 weather permitting.
 
7/23/2021
PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge and ramp inspection activities on the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) near the Birmingham Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, July 26 weather permitting.
 
7/23/2021
PennDOT District 11 is announcing an eastbound detour on the Jerome Street (Route 2094/Lysle Boulevard) Bridge over the Youghiogheny River in the City of McKeesport, Allegheny County, will occur Sunday night, July 25 weather permitting.
 
7/23/2021
​The northwest region of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has updated the weekly county maintenance schedules listed online to reflect work planned for the week of July 26, 2021.