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 road construction project could be causing some traffic headaches for the next few months in Hampton Township.
The Fort Pitt Tunnels are now fully re-opened, making it a little easier for the thousands of people packing into Downtown Pittsburgh for the Saint Patrick’s Day festivities.
PennDOT shut down the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel at 9 p.m. Friday for emergency repairs.
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.