Pittsburghers spend 39 hours a year sitting in traffic and that adds up to more than $800 in wasted fuel, but there could be help on the way.
There’s a twist in this weekend’s closure of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel. Crews are doing work on a dam at the Edgewood-Swissvale exit. The problem: the exit ramp has been a mode of re-entry to the Parkway for the Squirrel Hill Tunnel detour.
In 2012, more than 1600 work zone crashes occurred across the state.
In a sign that warmer days are just around the corner, PennDOT announced some of its major spring road projects on Friday.
What most people took away from Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget address on Tuesday is that gas prices could go up even further to pay for our region’s transportation and road costs.
PennDot’s Dan Cessna joined Host Mike Pintek for Tuesday’s Q&A session on KDKA NewsRadio 1020.
Ever since this time last year, anybody who drives along Washington Boulevard – especially when it rains – takes a closer look at what’s going on around them. The newly-installed gate is a symbol of what’s happened during the past year.
If you travel on the Parkway East during rush hour, you know how jammed it can get. Besides renovating the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, PennDOT is looking into another way to help keep traffic flowing.
More road construction means another round of closures and more traffic headaches for drivers. In addition to another closure of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, PennDOT has major plans for Route 28 – it’s a stretch that is already a mess on most days.
A major construction project is coming to a busy intersection in the South Hills. The intersection of Routes 88 and 51 is getting a makeover.
This week on Q&A Tuesday, Mike Pintek talks with Dan Cessna, Distict 11 Executive from PennDOT.
Trash and litter strewn along state highways is an eyesore and a terrible burden on PennDOT road crews. But now PennDOT’s getting some help picking up from a place that’s normally in the business of taking things off – clothes that is.
Now that the North Shore Connector is open, PennDOT is scrambling to get a project designed to build a pedestrian walkway so people arriving for major events won’t have to fight traffic to get to Heinz Field.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to Dan Cessna, PennDOT District 11 Executive, about the various construction projects around the county.
PennDOT is gearing up for dozens of projects in 2012 that are sure to cause some headaches for drivers.
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