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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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10/21/2020
​Tom McClelland, P.E., has been appointed to the position of Assistant District Executive for Design for the northwestern region of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).
 
10/21/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting area drivers that the Genesee & Wyoming/Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad is scheduled to improve a railroad crossing soon on Kendall Avenue in the city of Bradford. The crossing work will make a closure necessary and a detour will be in place. The work location on Kendall Avenue is halfway between Route 219 and Main Street.
 
10/21/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) invites the public to an online plan display regarding the Route 3035, Section 001 (Allison Mill Road) bridge replacement project. This project is located over Long Run in Manheim Township, approximately 0.25 miles south of the intersection with Route 216.
 
10/20/2020
A left lane closure is scheduled on eastbound Interstate 76 (Schuylkill Expressway) at the U.S. 202 Interchange in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, on Friday, October 23, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, for sinkhole repair, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. The work is part of a project to remediate four sinkhole locations that have occurred on I-76 in the U.S. 202 Interchange area in Upper Merion Township.
 
10/20/2020
PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of single lane restrictions on a section of Route 66 located in Washington Township in Westmoreland County.
 
10/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the bridge that carries Route 65 over French Pointe Creek in Ambridge Borough, Beaver County, will occur Wednesday, October 21 weather permitting.
 
10/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the bridge that carries Route 168 over the Ohio River in Industry and Shippingport boroughs, Beaver County, will begin Wednesday, October 21 weather permitting.
 
10/20/2020
PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnights of I-376 ramps at various interchanges in North Fayette, Robinson and Moon townships, Allegheny County, will occur tonight, Tuesday night, October 20 weather permitting.
 
10/20/2020
Motorists in Lancaster County are advised there will be lane restrictions today in both westbound and eastbound directions of Route 283 at the Landisville Exit in East Hempfield Township. A contractor is set to repair the concrete median barrier, which was damaged this morning by a vehicle crash.
 
10/19/2020
King of Prussia, PA – Construction is scheduled to begin Monday, November 2, on a project to replace the structure carrying Suplee Road over the east branch of Brandywine Creek in Honey Brook Township, Chester County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
10/19/2020
​Portions of Route 5 (12th Street) and Asbury Road (Route 4009) in Millcreek Township, Erie County are scheduled to be closed from 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM tomorrow, Oct. 20, 2020, due to the president’s visit.
 
10/19/2020
Due to the seasonal change to winter operations and winter shifts, PennDOT District 1 is suspending weekly publication of county maintenance schedules.
 
10/19/2020
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is alerting drivers that a traffic impact on Interstate 80 eastbound is planned for this week as the Route 26 Local Interchange project in Centre County continues. The work zone for the local interchange is located between the I-80/161 exit and Jacksonville Road, east of Bellefonte. Work to build the local interchange can affect I-80 traffic.
 
10/19/2020
Motorists are advised of lane restrictions this week on Route 2008 (Bloom Road) between Route 2005 (Kaseville Road) and T337 (Academy Avenue) in Mahoning Township, Montour County, for roadwork.
 
10/19/2020
PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of single lane restriction put in place on Route 259 (Coal Pit Road) located in Fairfield Township in Westmoreland County.
 
10/19/2020
PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of the lane restriction on a section of Route 119 in Connellsville, Fayette County.
 
10/19/2020
PennDOT is announcing a lane shift at the Route 228/I79 interchange Tuesday, October 20.