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Safety

June 17, 2020 09:45 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

This technique minimizes vertical drop off at the pavement edge, making it easier for vehicles that drift off the road to return safely.


June 12, 2020 08:00 AM
By: Jill Harry

This online curriculum is based on the Boy Scouts of America's merit badge lessons about engineering and traffic safety.


June 08, 2020 12:00 PM
By: Kara Russell

Pennsylvania has a long and important history related to metal trusses. SPIKE funding may help preserve them.


May 22, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Jennifer Kuntch

Statewide highway fatalities reached a record low in 2019, dropping to 1,059, the lowest since record keeping began in 1928.


April 29, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

Our use of this innovative High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) is having a significant impact on highway safety across the state.


April 28, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Daniel Farley

Due to COVID-19, our Traffic Management Centers transitioned from highly technical facilities to home-based operations.


April 24, 2020 07:00 AM
By: District 12 Staff

Amy Costabile of Uniontown-based District 12 has been using her spare time to make and donate masks for those in need.


April 23, 2020 09:00 AM
By: Richard Gill, District 10 Bridge Engineer

Social distancing has presented challenges for bridge inspections, but our team has found creative ways to get the job done safely.


April 22, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

The Diverging Diamond Interchange design is improving safety by reducing traffic contact points and eliminating many severe crash types.


April 06, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Maggie Baker

Governor Wolf recognized the Sullivan County Maintenance Organization, part of PennDOT's District 3, for reaching a safety milestone.