PennDOT

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Do Higher PennDOT Fees, Gas Tax Hikes Violate Governor’s Campaign Pledge?

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.

04/01/2014

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PennDOT Fees Go Up Again To Fund Roads, Bridges & Transit

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.

04/01/2014

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PennDOT Begins Road Construction On Route 8 In Hampton Twp.

A road construction project could be causing some traffic headaches for the next few months in Hampton Township.

03/25/2014

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Ft. Pitt Tunnel Inbound Reopens After Emergency Repairs

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.

03/15/2014

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Inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel Closes For Overnight Repairs

PennDOT shut down the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel at 9 p.m. Friday for emergency repairs.

03/14/2014

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Nasty Storm Ushers In Winter’s Return After Taste Of Spring

Putting the plows back on their trucks was the last thing local public works crews wanted to do today.

03/12/2014

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Milder Temperatures Have Road Crews Out Filling Potholes

From the South Side to Shaler to Shippingport to Somerset, pothole anguish is universal.

02/19/2014

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Latest Winter Storm Catches Road Crews, Residents Off Guard

The snow came in somewhat light but relentless, and the forecasters PennDOT uses had the trucks sitting plow-less as the storm moved in.

02/13/2014

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Route 88 Construction Creating Major Traffic Worries In Overbrook

A construction project along Route 88 has gotten a little too close for comfort for some people who live along the road.

01/23/2014

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Frigid Temps, Nuisance Snow Taking Toll On Local Salt Supply

It’s the only thing between us and gridlock each winter – salt. And most days, since Thanksgiving, road crews have been out there spreading.

01/22/2014

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PennDOT Plans To Team With Private Sector To Maintain Bridges

PennDOT is looking for companies that they can pay to take care of some bridges around the state.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/21/2014

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Cleanup Scheduled For Rockslide On Route 28

Tons of rock has fallen along Route 28, and now PennDot says they have a plan to clean it up.

01/16/2014

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Cleanup Set To Begin On Route 28 Rockslide

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.

01/16/2014

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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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