Putting the plows back on their trucks was the last thing local public works crews wanted to do today.
From the South Side to Shaler to Shippingport to Somerset, pothole anguish is universal.
The snow came in somewhat light but relentless, and the forecasters PennDOT uses had the trucks sitting plow-less as the storm moved in.
A construction project along Route 88 has gotten a little too close for comfort for some people who live along the road.
It’s the only thing between us and gridlock each winter – salt. And most days, since Thanksgiving, road crews have been out there spreading.
PennDOT is looking for companies that they can pay to take care of some bridges around the state.
Tons of rock has fallen along Route 28, and now PennDot says they have a plan to clean it up.
Drivers traveling on Route 28 near the Etna bypass this weekend will have to slow down as crews will be working to clean up a massive rockslide.
There have been many landslides around the area caused by winter weather, and now PennDot is trying to figure out how to clean up one big mess along Route 28.
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.
A splash of beet juice, a dollop of molasses, a squeeze of cheese brine. In the coldest weather, the recipe for safer roads often goes beyond the usual sprinkling of salt.
Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?
It’s January, it’s winter, it’s western Pennsylvania, and so it’s no surprise that those two four letter words – S-N-O-W and C-O-L-D – are in the forecast with a potential for frostbite.
Despite the best efforts of the road crews, this storm has proved a more than capable foe, -both in the city, and especially the further north you go.
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