PennDOT not only administers statewide transportation programs, but also aids local governments in a variety of ways.
Earlier this year, PennDOT had the unique opportunity of making a connection that would ultimately help fulfill a special wish.
The long-awaited 11-mile section of U.S. 219 from Somerset to Meyersdale finally opened to traffic in November.
PennDOT reopened the Herr Street Bridge after using accelerated bridge construction techniques to replace the bridge in just 10 days.
Some of Pennsylvania's most creative students have transformed PennDOT snow plows in the spirit of winter.
PennDOT plans to rehabilitate America’s first all-metal bridge while maintaining the historic significance of the structure.
In the next 20 years, the population of people age 65 and older is expected to reach 70 million.
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.