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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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1/21/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Westbound Interstate 76, reduced to a single lane around-the-clock between University Avenue and Interstate 676 for median barrier construction, will be closed periodically between 30th Street and I-676 on Monday, January 25, through Friday, January 29, from 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning for overhead viaduct construction in Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
1/21/2021
PPL Work on PA 61 Canceled
 
1/20/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced Cottles Asphalt Maintenance, LLC of Everett, will resume work Monday, January 25, on the first phase of a pavement preservation project of approximately 2.7 miles of Route 4004 (Goods Lane) and 4006 (58th Street) in Blair and Allegheny townships and the City of Altoona, Blair County.
 
1/20/2021
Lane restrictions will begin next week on Interstate 180 eastbound and westbound lanes in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, for crack sealing.
 
1/20/2021
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has restored the speed limit on interstates 79, 86, and 90 in Erie County.
 
1/20/2021
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has restored the speed limit on interstates 79, 80 and 376 in Crawford and Mercer counties.
 
1/20/2021
​The eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 are closed from the Ohio state lane to Exit 6 (Route 215, East Springfield/Albion) due to a crash in Ohio near the Pennsylvania border.
 
1/20/2021
​Due to the severity of the winter storm, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is temporarily reducing the speed limit on interstates in Crawford, Erie, and Mercer counties.
 
1/19/2021
PPL Work This Week on PA 61
 
1/19/2021
King of Prussia, PA - The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has substantially completed construction on a project to enhance traffic flow and surface street access to Interstate 95 and the Betsy Ross Bridge Interchange by widening and improving a section of Aramingo Avenue, building several new ramps, and extending Adams Avenue in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.
 
1/19/2021
Motorists in Dauphin County are advised a weekend detour is scheduled for Londonderry Road at Interstate 83 in Lower Paxton Township near the City of Harrisburg.
 
1/19/2021
Motorists are advised that both the eastbound and westbound lanes of Route 118 are closed between Route 405 in Hughesville Borough and Route 42 in Jordan Township, Lycoming County, due to a rockslide.
 
1/18/2021
​The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has restored the speed limit on Interstates 79, 86 and 90 in Erie County.
 
1/18/2021
All westbound lanes of Interstate 90 are reopened following a tractor trailer crash.
 
1/18/2021
​Due to the severity of the winter storm, PennDOT is temporarily reducing the speed limit on Interstates 79, 86 and 90 in Erie County.
 
1/18/2021
​The westbound lanes of Interstate 90 are closed from Exit 41 (Route 89, Northeast) to Exit 35 (Route 531, Harborcreek) due to a tractor trailer crash.
 
1/18/2021
Motorists are advised that both lanes of Route 487 (Main Street) in Orangeville Borough are closed between Broad Street and Route 93 (Berwick Road), due to a vehicle crash.
 
1/16/2021
Motorists are advised the Route 15 northbound entrance ramp (Exit 29 – Mansfield) from Route 220 northbound in the City of Williamsport, Lycoming County is closed due to a vehicle crash.
 
1/15/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting motorists that Mann’s Narrows Road (Route 1005) reopened at approximately 8:00 PM Friday, January 15. The road closed Monday, December 28, to allow PennDOT to evaluate a sloped rock formation and perform site cleanup.
 
1/15/2021
​The eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 in Springfield Township, Erie County are reopened following the demolition of the Route 215 bridge over the highway. The westbound lanes reopened earlier today.