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​This page offers the most recent news releases from PennDOT's central office in Harrisburg and its 11 engineering districts. To contact the central press office, please call 717-783-8800. If you'd like to reach a regional press office, please choose from the map here.

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10/20/2021
PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists of the closure of a section of Route 201 (Gillespie Hollow Road) in Washington Township.
 
10/20/2021
PennDOT District 11 is announcing a southbound closure on East Carson Street (Route 837) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will begin Friday, October 22 weather permitting.
 
10/20/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and other members of the Allegheny County Safety Partners hosted two safety themed “Trunk-Or-Treat” events today to promote pedestrian safety as children prepare to celebrate Halloween.
 
10/20/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Westbound Interstate 76 at 30th Street will be closed on Monday, October 25, through Friday, October 29, from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM the following morning for overhead viaduct construction in Center City Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
10/20/2021
Motorists are advised that the westbound lane of Route 118 will be closed tomorrow in Wolf Township, Lycoming County, for a soil remediation project due to a previous vehicle crash.
 
10/20/2021
Motorists are advised that a portion of Route 4033 (Sopertown Road) will be closed starting next week between the intersection with Route 4016 (Austinville Road) and Crasper Hill Road (T-654) in Columbia Township, Bradford County, for an embankment repair project.
 
10/20/2021
Motorists are advised that lane restrictions start next week on Route 87 between Route 4012 (Main Street) and Route 154 (Church Street) in Forksville Borough, Sullivan County, for a bridge repair project.
 
10/20/2021
PennDOT announced today that the bridge under construction on Route 772 (Anderson Ferry Road) in East Donegal Township, Lancaster County, is now open to traffic.
 
10/20/2021
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced this afternoon that Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania is back to an overnight schedule for its relocation work on South Atherton Street in State College for the week of October 18. State College Borough approved the overnight schedule this afternoon
 
10/19/2021
King of Prussia, PA – Embreeville Road in Caln and West Bradford townships and Route 841 (Chesterville Road) in Elk and New London townships, Chester County, are scheduled to close for roadway and bridge repair, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.
 
10/19/2021
Motorists who travel Interstate 180 eastbound and westbound in Loyalsock, Fairfield, and Muncy Townships, and the City of Williamsport, Lycoming County, are advised of rolling roadblocks next week.
 
10/19/2021
PennDOT District 11 is inviting the public to attend a recruitment event each Wednesday, from October 20 through November 24 to learn about winter maintenance positions the department offers in Beaver County.
 
10/19/2021
Representatives from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), State Police, Department of Education and local education and law enforcement representatives held a face-to-face forum at Cedar Cliff High School in New Cumberland today, sharing their collective knowledge with students from Cedar Cliff and Red Land high schools to mark Teen Driver Safety Week in Pennsylvania.
 
10/19/2021
PennDOT District 11 is announcing an eastbound detour on the Jerome Street (Route 2094/Lysle Boulevard) Bridge over the Youghiogheny River in the City of McKeesport, Allegheny County, will occur Thursday morning, October 21 weather permitting.
 
10/19/2021
Motorists are advised of lane restrictions this week on Route 1014 (Brimmer Avenue) in Watsontown Borough, Northumberland County, for patch work.
 
10/19/2021
Motorists are advised that a portion of Route 2018 (Four Mile Drive) will be closed next week in Loyalsock Township, Lycoming County, for a pipe replacement project.
 
10/19/2021
PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on Route 3052 (Greentree Road) in Scott Township, Allegheny County will occur Thursday, October 21 weather permitting.
 
10/19/2021
U.S. 13 (Bristol Pike) Among State Highways Closed for Pipe Replacement in Bucks County
 
10/19/2021
Motorists are advised that a portion of Route 4022 (Boyles Run Road) will be closed starting tomorrow in Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County, for a pipe replacement project.
 
10/19/2021
Tomorrow, the Highway Safety Network will join with the Motor Vehicle Safety Coalition, State Farm and the Schuylkill Technology Center to kick-off teen driver safety distracted driving highlighting Teen Driver Safety Week.