Route 3041 (Cash Day Road) was known to potentially have archaeological findings deposits if undisturbed soil was found during excavation.
When replacing a bridge over busy U.S. Route 19 in Allegheny County, PennDOT's District 11 chose to use self-propelled modular transporters.
Robotic technology could make a tedious and time-consuming construction process safer, faster and more efficient.
The Public Works Administration, which operated during the Great Depression, built some of the buildings PennDOT still uses today.
A much-anticipated reconstruction project in Venango County got underway this spring.
PennDOT is embracing 3-D modeling to streamline and enhance the project design and construction process.
Pennsylvania's topography poses a challenge for bridge construction, but hydraulic tools help us design safer and more resilient structures.
To minimize the impact on commuter travel, one bridge in the Pittsburgh area was demolished and replaced within a single weekend.
Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Geofoam is a rapid embankment construction technique used in accelerated bridge construction.
PennDOT is taking a leading role nationally in advancing e-Construction and Partnering (eCP).
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.
Improve government efficiency and employee engagement.