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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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1/23/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing short-term daylight lane restrictions of the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday through Friday, January 27-31 weather permitting.
 
1/23/2020
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that a section of Route 22 in Smith Township between Route 18 and Maple Grove Road will occur so that the beams from the bridge carrying Route 4007 (Bavington Road) can be removed. The detour will use Steubenville Pike.
 
1/23/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on Mt. Nebo Road (Route 4022) in Ohio Township, Allegheny County will begin Monday, January 27 weather permitting.
 
1/23/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing single-lane restrictions on the Shaler Street Bridge over Route 19 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday through Friday, January 27-31 weather permitting.
 
1/23/2020
King of Prussia, PA – PECO Energy is planning single lane closures next week on several state highways in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Philadelphia counties for utility construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
1/23/2020
Tree Trimming on PA 329
 
1/23/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Left lane closures are scheduled on northbound and southbound U.S. 1 (Roosevelt Expressway) between Fox Street and 17th Street in Philadelphia on Monday, January 27, through Friday, January 31, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning for construction activities under a project to rehabilitate the half-mile-long Wayne Junction Viaduct which carries the expressway over SEPTA tracks, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
1/23/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Eastbound and westbound Interstate 76 motorists will encounter left lane closures and intermittent traffic stoppages next week in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County for installation of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
1/23/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Eastbound U.S. 422 motorists will encounter a right lane and shoulder closure between Park Road and Township Line Road in Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick townships, Montgomery County on Monday, January 27, and Tuesday, January 28, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, for survey operations under a project to improve a five-mile section of the expressway between the Royersford/Trappe and Sanatoga interchanges, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
1/23/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that a contractor is scheduled to start an emergency pipe replacement project on Route 15 southbound, southeast of Gettysburg in Adams County.
 
1/23/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Eastbound Interstate 76 will be reduced to one lane between the Interstate 676 and South Street exits on Monday, January 27, through Thursday, January 30, from 9:00 PM until 5:00 AM the following morning for overhead viaduct construction in Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
1/22/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight utility work on Route 30 (Lincoln Highway) in North Versailles, Allegheny County will occur Thursday night, January 23 weather permitting.
 
1/22/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a single-lane closure in the outbound (southbound) Liberty Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Thursday, January 23.
 
1/22/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a short-term closure of the Route 51 Elizabeth Bridge in Elizabeth and West Elizabeth boroughs, Allegheny County, will occur Thursday, January 23 weather permitting.
 
1/22/2020
Approximately 170 construction projects were active and 76 were completed in the PennDOT Engineering District 8 region covering Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York counties last year.
 
1/22/2020
On Wednesday, January 29, a PPL crew is scheduled to fix utility lines along Route 15 southbound, just south of Grangers Road in Monroe Township, Snyder County.
 
1/22/2020
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that a section of Route 4036 (Tony Row Road) between Route 4038 (Quaker Church Road) and Church Road in Perry Township will be closed and detoured starting on February 3 through February 16. This culvert replacement work is weather dependent, so the dates may change.
 
1/22/2020
There will be a leadership change soon in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Engineering District 2, which covers nine counties in the North Central region.