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PennDOT Plans To Replace More Than 500 Bridges

Construction crews will be busy over the next four years, replacing more than 500 bridges around Pennsylvania.

09/23/2014

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PennDOT Releases Road Improvement Projects For 2014

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.

04/03/2014

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Do Higher PennDOT Fees, Gas Tax Hikes Violate Governor’s Campaign Pledge?

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.

04/01/2014

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PennDOT Fees Go Up Again To Fund Roads, Bridges & Transit

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.

04/01/2014

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County Council To Consider Proposal To Use Bridges As Special Events Venues

A proposal to use Allegheny County bridges as venues for special events is on the agenda for tonight’s County Council meeting.

03/18/2014

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PennDOT Plans To Team With Private Sector To Maintain Bridges

PennDOT is looking for companies that they can pay to take care of some bridges around the state.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014

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Money From Gas Taxes To Go To Roads & Bridges

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.

01/10/2014

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Pa. House Passes Transportation Funding Bill

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.

11/21/2013

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Bridge Restrictions Could Cause Traffic Congestion

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.

09/16/2013

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Pa. Among US Leaders In Bridges With Red Flags

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.

09/15/2013

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New Weight Restriction Imposed On Bridges

Starting as early as next week, PennDOT will post lower weight limits on more than 200 bridges in our region.

08/23/2013

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All Eyes On Transportation Bill Debate In State House

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.

06/13/2013

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Gov. Corbett Fights For Funding To Fix Structurally-Deficient Bridges

Gov. Tom Corbett is fighting to get billions of dollars to fix the state’s structurally-deficient bridges.

06/07/2013

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Pearce Mill-910 Roadwork Could Cause Traffic Headaches

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.

06/05/2013

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New Bill Could Provide More Transportation Funding Through Gas Tax

The Pennsylvania Senate will vote this week on a transportation bill.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/03/2013

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