“Forty-eight percent of Pittsburgh’s bridges are structurally deficient or functionally obsolete,” former Gov. Ed Rendell declared in Pittsburgh on Wednesday afternoon.
Climbing through the East Street valley on the Parkway North and you’ll notice every bridge has fencing – some rising straight and others curved in an arch.
It’s no secret how deficient this nation’s infrastructure has become.
PennDOT is replacing more than a dozen bridges in Allegheny County.
More than 500 bridges across the state are getting a facelift.
PennDOT crews made much progress in 2014, but a host of projects are slated to begin or continue in 2015.
Every day in Pittsburgh 5 million people travel across bridges that need to be replaced or who major repairs.
Construction crews will be busy over the next four years, replacing more than 500 bridges around Pennsylvania.
PennDOT is revealing its plans for your money. Those higher fees for drivers are going help foot the bill for 250 transportation projects statewide, nearly two dozen of them right here in southwestern Pennsylvania.
When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.
If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.
A proposal to use Allegheny County bridges as venues for special events is on the agenda for tonight’s County Council meeting.
PennDOT is looking for companies that they can pay to take care of some bridges around the state.
Thanks to those higher gas fees at the pump, PennDOT will soon have a billion dollars more each year to spend on roads and bridges.
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.