Bridges

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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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Pa.’s Transportation Infrastructure Discussed At Bridge Conference

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.

06/03/2013

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Expert Weighs In On Safety Of Local Bridges

Driving in our region without crossing a bridge is impossible — and the largest traffic loads are carried by our bridges.

05/24/2013

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2 Bridges Open On Montour Trail

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.

07/27/2012

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Expert Talks Fixing Pennsylvania’s Roads & Bridges

Should fixing Pennsylvania’s roads and bridges be Congress’ number one priority?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/29/2012

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Cold Temperatures, Wet Conditions Create Icy Roadways

Wet conditions and dropping temperatures have caused some big problems on local roadways this evening.

12/18/2011

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New Study Questions Safety Of Local Bridges

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.

10/19/2011

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