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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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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.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing sign installation work on Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Sunday, November 22 weather permitting.
 
11/20/2020
King of Prussia, PA - Nighttime lane closures will be in place on Interstate 95 near Penn’s Landing and Bridge Street in Philadelphia next week for soil boring operations related to upcoming reconstruction projects, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
11/20/2020
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is planning to close Upper Ridge Road between Nursery Road and Old Woods Road in Milford Township, Bucks County, at 8:00 AM on Friday, December 4 through 8:00 AM on Sunday, December 6, for bridge construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane and shoulder restrictions on Route 19 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday through Wednesday, November 23-25 weather permitting.
 
11/20/2020
Motorists are advised that both lanes of Route 192 are closed at R.B. Winter State Park Road in Hartley Township, Union County, due to a vehicle crash.
 
11/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing sign structure inspections in various locations in Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Wednesday, November 23-25 weather permitting.