After debating a major, multi-billion dollar transportation bill this afternoon, the Pennsylvania House has now passed it. Gov. Tom Corbett says he plans to sign it.
The Spruce Street-Spruce Run Bridge that carries Route 65 over the corner of Ben Avon will be the first to see the new weight restrictions in Allegheny County.
Pennsylvania is among the nation’s leaders in bridges that both lack backup protection against collapse in case a single, vital component fails and are designated by highway officials as being in need of repair, an Associated Press review of national bridge records found.
Starting as early as next week, PennDOT will post lower weight limits on more than 200 bridges in our region.
A $2.5 billion transportation bill, which was passed by the Senate, is now in the hands of the House. Everyone would be impacted in one way or another.
Gov. Tom Corbett is fighting to get billions of dollars to fix the state’s structurally-deficient bridges.
A major traffic route across northern Allegheny County is about to be closed. It’s a critical roadway for commuters and the detour is long and winding.
The Pennsylvania Senate will vote this week on a transportation bill.
Pittsburgh is called the “City of Bridges,” so what better place to host the International Bridge Conference? The five-day event attracts people from around the globe and this year, Pennsylvania’s bridges are a big topic of discussion.
Driving in our region without crossing a bridge is impossible — and the largest traffic loads are carried by our bridges.
Supporters of the Montour Trail will gather in Hendersonville at noon Saturday to officially open two new bridges. Though construction took less than a year, the Cecil Township projects were 20 years in the making.
Should fixing Pennsylvania’s roads and bridges be Congress’ number one priority?
Wet conditions and dropping temperatures have caused some big problems on local roadways this evening.
A new national study is out and Pittsburgh is number one, only this time, it’s a dubious distinction. Transportation for America says Pittsburgh has the highest percentage of structurally-deficient bridges in the country for cities of our size.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek discusses issues surrounding the PA Turnpike with Joe Brimmeier, former CEO of the Turnpike Commission.