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Rockslide Brings Massive Boulder Tumbling Near Route 28

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.

01/15/2014

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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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Beet Juice, Molasses, Even Cheese Brine Being Used To Treat Frozen Roadways

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.

01/07/2014

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PennDOT Testing Beet Juice For Treating Icy, Snowy Roads

Could something from the garden help PennDOT deal with the snow and cold temperatures on the roads?

01/02/2014

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School Officials, Road Crews & First Responders Preparing For Arctic Blast

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.

01/02/2014

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Snow, Falling Temperatures Causing Slick Road Conditions

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.

01/02/2014

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PennDOT Planning Several Major Construction Projects For 2014

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As you exit the Fort Pitt Tunnel, you are entering one of the biggest construction zones of 2014, as PennDOT plans many changes. “A complete restoration of the Parkway West from the […]

01/01/2014

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2014 Slate Of Road Construction Projects In South Hills Is Extensive

What asphalt the big trucks and traffic have not chewed up already on the southernmost portion of Route 51 in Allegheny County – milling machines will remove with the breezes of spring.

12/26/2013

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Project To Wrap Up In 2014

PennDOT has plenty of construction plans for 2014, but the Squirrel Hill Tunnel project is nearing completion.

12/24/2013

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Parkway West To Get Major Facelift, Some Closures Planned

As you exit the Fort Pitt Tunnel, you are entering one of the biggest construction zones of 2014, as PennDOT plans many changes.

12/23/2013

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Phase 5 Construction Starts This Week On Rt. 28

The four-lane reprieve has been well received and the finished portions of Route 28 are getting good reviews.

12/16/2013

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Suspected Gas Leak Closes Liberty Tunnels

The Liberty Tunnels were closed shortly Sunday after a gas leak was suspected.

12/15/2013

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PennDOT Apologizes After Wrongfully Detaining Fort Pitt Tunnel Drivers

The inbound reveal of the Fort Pitt Tunnel may be known as the “Best Entry of Any American City.”

12/12/2013

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Red Light Cameras Coming To Pittsburgh Intersections

Running a red light in the city of Pittsburgh is about to get a little more risky.

12/10/2013

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PennDot Unveils Major Route 51 – Route 88 Road Project

PennDot unveiled its plan for one of the largest road projects of the next two years.

12/09/2013

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