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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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12/8/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Castor Avenue will be closed and detoured between Richmond Street and the ramp to northbound Interstate 95 in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia beginning at 7:00 AM Monday, December 13, for road reconstruction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. Weather permitting, the closure will be in place 24/7 for two to three months.
 
12/8/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to participate in a virtual plans display for the Bridge Preservation project.
 
12/8/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Engineering District 12-0, invites the public to participate in a Virtual Plans Display for the Route 3001 (Wheeling Creek Road).
 
12/8/2021
SR 1009 in Lanesboro Township, Susquehanna County is closed to make slope stabilization repairs. The estimated date of reopening is January 2022. The detour is as follows:
 
12/8/2021
King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to review and provide feedback on the Virtual Open House Plans Display for the U.S. 30 Eastern Area Reconstruction Project in Chester County. The purpose of the project is to provide a safe and efficient transportation system by improving safety, reducing future congestion, improving facility deficiencies, and accommodating planned growth, along the U.S. 30 (Coatesville-Downingtown Bypass) corridor.
 
12/8/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that the deadline for the fifth annual Innovations Challenge has been extended through Friday, January 21, 2022.
 
12/8/2021
​All the Interstate 90 ramps at the Route 18 interchange in Girard Township, Erie County will be open by Friday, December 10, 2021.
 
12/8/2021
King of Prussia, PA – SEPTA is scheduled to close Woodland Avenue between 58th Street and 60th Street in Philadelphia beginning at 7:00 AM Friday, December 17, through February 2022, for trolley track replacement, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
12/8/2021
Route 62 remains closed between Junction Road and Oakland Road in Coolspring Township, Mercer County following a crash earlier this morning.
 
12/8/2021
Motorists are advised of lane restrictions this week on Route 61 (Veterans Memorial Bridge) in Sunbury, Northumberland County, for maintenance work.
 
12/7/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today marked the completion of the 2021 construction season and the 55 projects that had active work take place during the 2021 construction season in District 1, which includes Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties.
 
12/7/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that line painting is planned on a 12.3-mile resurfacing project on Interstate 81 in Cumberland County.
 
12/7/2021
The PennDOT Engineering District 8 region covering Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, and York counties wrapped up a successful construction season with 127 active projects, 42 of which were completed.
 
12/7/2021
PennDOT District 11 is announcing utility work on East Carson Street (Route 837) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will begin Thursday, December 9 weather permitting.
 
12/7/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), is highlighting safety tips for senior drivers as part of Older Driver Safety Awareness week, December 6- 10.
 
12/7/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is hosting an on-demand virtual public meeting for the I-80 Nescopeck Creek Bridges Project from noon on Nov. 15 to Dec. 15, 2021. The meeting can be accessed online by visiting www.penndot.gov/i80Nescopeck. An in-person public open house will take place on Dec. 7 in Nescopeck.
 
12/7/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration invites the public to a virtual public meeting on the Route 22/I-376 Interchange Improvement Project on Wednesday, December 8.
 
12/7/2021
Motorists are advised that Route 54 is closed in both directions between Route 61 in Mount Carmel Township and Route 487 Ralpho Township, Northumberland County, due to a vehicle crash.
 
12/7/2021
A lane restriction will be in place this week on northbound Interstate 81 so a contractor can place barrier at the I-81 sound wall project in Dauphin County.
 
12/6/2021
SR 1009 in Lanesboro Township, Susquehanna County is closed to make slop stabilization repairs. The estimated date of reopening is January 2022.