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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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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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