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).
Our use of this innovative High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) is having a significant impact on highway safety across the state.
Social distancing has presented challenges for bridge inspections, but our team has found creative ways to get the job done safely.
The Diverging Diamond Interchange design is improving safety by reducing traffic contact points and eliminating many severe crash types.
Amid COVID-19 concerns, PennDOT District 11 acted quickly to digitize the Route 28 Highland Park Interchange Reconstruction Project meeting
The Design-Build Traffic Control Plan (DBTCP) aims to improve project delivery by exploring ways to provide greater contractor flexibility.
The RBR project complements the traditional bridge delivery and replacement program in an effort to reduce the number of poor bridges.
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.