In 1968, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission decided to abandon approximately 13-miles of the original turnpike in Fulton County.
Ride-hailing services are gaining popularity across Pennsylvania, and they're not exempt from PA's Child Passenger Safety Laws.
The Public Works Administration, which operated during the Great Depression, built some of the buildings PennDOT still uses today.
Pennsylvania's topography poses a challenge for bridge construction, but hydraulic tools help us design safer and more resilient structures.
Governor Wolf recognized the Sullivan County Maintenance Organization, part of PennDOT's District 3, for reaching a safety milestone.
PennDOT's District 3 office in Montoursville is getting a makeover with the help of students from Pennsylvania College of Technology.
PennDOT recently designated a local bridge the H. Donald Whipple Memorial Bridge in honor of the department employee killed in 2016.
Recently, 30 employees from around the state were given a Star of Excellence Award, PennDOT's highest recognition.
PennDOT is divided into 11 districts, numbered from one to 12 and skipping right over seven. Why is there no District 7?
Gerald C. Wertz took advantage of recent changes to a PennDOT system to add important information to 511PA's traffic map.
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.