Pennsylvania's roads are only as safe at the materials PennDOT uses. That's why we have an entire lab devoted to testing material integrity.
When it comes to designing a transportation project, it's important to get accurate measurements. PennDOT uses photogrammetry and LiDAR.
For the last five years, Tom Helsel has been the assistant construction engineer for the Route 219 Project in Somerset County.
The Route 519 Safety Improvement Project in Washington County will provide increased safety and reduced congestion for travelers.
As a project manager, April Hannon deals with projects from downtown streetscapes to safety signal upgrades to multimodal roadway projects.
PennDOT takes its road materials seriously, which is why we have a team of employees devoted to testing the integrity of products we use.
In less than three months, PennDOT and its partners reopened Route 30 to the public after it a section of the roadway was closed due to a ma
Governor Wolf announced an aggressive campaign to accelerate repaving work on interstates and attack potholes, dubbed Resurface PA.
When PennDOT undertakes projects, one of the considerations the department must take is the historic preservation of the surrounding area.
PennDOT's Road MaP initiative is allowing the department to expand use of recycled asphalt in Blair and Cambria counties.
Did you know PennDOT is directly responsible for nearly 40,000 miles of highway and roughly 25,000 bridges? We oversee programs and policies affecting highways, urban and rural public transportation, airports, railroads, ports and waterways, in addition to administering the state's more than 11 million vehicle registrations and 8.8 million driver's licenses.
So, how do we do what we do? And how can we help you travel in Pennsylvania — whether it be for business or leisure — in safe and enjoyable manner? Read PennDOT Way to learn more about the department, what we do, and how and why we do it.
Help keep people safe in their communities and on Pennsylvania's roads.
Rebuild public infrastructure to meet 21st century challenges and needs.
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