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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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8/21/2019
PennDOT District 11 is announcing drilling operations on North Road (Route 3059) in North Fayette Township, Allegheny County, will begin Thursday, August 22 weather permitting.
 
8/21/2019
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on East Street and East Ohio Street in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Thursday and Friday, August 22-23 weather permitting.
 
8/21/2019
King of Prussia, PA – Edison Furlong Road is scheduled to close between Route 611 (Easton Road) and Route 263 (York Road) in Doylestown Township, Bucks County, for drainage repair, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
8/21/2019
Emergency work started earlier this week to repair storm damage to Interstate 79 northbound in New Vernon Township, Mercer County.
 
8/21/2019
PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of the Route 19 ramp to westbound I-376 (Parkway West) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night through Monday afternoon, August 23-26 weather permitting.
 
8/21/2019
Motorists in Montour County are advised there is a traffic backlog on Interstate 80 westbound due to construction with a lane restriction between Danville and the Northumberland County line.
 
8/21/2019
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today reopened the bridge carrying Butler Avenue over Neshaminy Creek in New Britain Township, Bucks County, following the completion of a rehabilitation project.
 
8/21/2019
King of Prussia, PA – Westbound Interstate 295 and southbound Interstate 95 motorists in Bucks County will encounter a double lane closure between the Route 413 (Bristol) and Academy Road interchanges on Monday, August 26, through Thursday, August 29, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM for concrete spall repair under a project to repair and resurface 13 miles of the interstates in Bensalem, Bristol, Middletown and Lower Makefield townships, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
8/21/2019
A PennDOT maintenance crew in Union County will patch the pavement on Route 45 in East Buffalo Township (Linntown) tomorrow and Friday.
 
8/21/2019
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on Route 19 (Washington Road) in Upper St. Clair Township, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night through Monday morning, August 23-26 weather permitting.
 
8/21/2019
A bridge on Grant Road (Route 4001) near Ridgway will be open to traffic sometime tomorrow, August 22, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Work to repair the bridge has been taking place since mid-April, with a detour in place since June. Repairing the bridge will improve its condition from “poor” to “good."
 
8/21/2019
Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Highway Safety Network, and other highway safety organizations, will hold a public safety event at the Interstate 80 Welcome Center in Delaware Water Gap Borough, Monroe County.
 
8/21/2019
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has reopened the bridge carrying Boot Road over Route 100 in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, following the completion of a rehabilitation project.
 
8/21/2019
​King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today reopened the bridge carrying Eagleville Road over Eagleville Run in Lower Providence Township, Montgomery County, following the completion of a rehabilitation project.
 
8/21/2019
Fayette County Maintenance Manager, Jason L. Spangler, today announced the following tentative work plan for the week of August 26, 2019. All maintenance activities are conducted on a weather-permitting basis. Motorists should drive with caution throughout all work areas and be alert for signed work zones requiring the usage of headlights.
 
8/21/2019
​King of Prussia, PA – Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, September 2, on a project to rehabilitate the bridge carrying Whitford Road over Valley Creek in West Whiteland Township, Chester County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
8/21/2019
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that a section of Route 2003 (Wharton Furnace Road) in Wharton Township, will be closed between Shepard Road and Jackson Drive beginning on September 9 through September 30 so that a pipe can be replaced.
 
8/21/2019
PennDOT is announcing work to improve Route 3037 (Castle Shannon Boulevard) in Castle Shannon Borough and the Municipality of Mt. Lebanon, Allegheny County, will begin Thursday, August 22 weather permitting.
 
8/21/2019
Motorists traveling on Interstate 80 westbound should be on the alert for potential delays due to a highway restoration project on I-80 in Liberty and Valley townships, Montour County.
 
8/21/2019
Motorists in Columbia County are advised there is a traffic backlog on Interstate 80 westbound due to median cable guide rail project with a lane restriction just east of Mifflinville.