Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Emergency Turnpike Repairs Briefly Delayed Travel

Emergency retaining-wall repairs temporarily closed a lane of the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike near Pittsburgh this morning.

12/23/2014

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Motorists Battling Snowy Conditions During Holiday Travels

People in Somerset and Westmoreland counties started seeing snowflakes early Wednesday morning.

11/26/2014

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Holiday Travelers Hit The Road Early In Anticipation Of Snow

The expected snow has already changed some people’s travel plans for Thanksgiving.

11/25/2014

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Turnpike Prosecutions End With Convictions But No Jail Time

For a prosecution that began with such a bang, as Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced the indictments — “The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has been corrupted by improper political influence from its very own officials” — it ends with plea deals and not a single official sentenced to jail time.

11/21/2014

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1 Killed In Turnpike Tractor Trailer Accident In Monroeville

One person has died in an accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike this afternoon.

10/21/2014

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Crashes Causing Traffic Problems On Turnpike & In South Hills

Two accidents are causing traffic problems this evening.

09/24/2014

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Tractor-Trailer Crash Impacts Turnpike Traffic In Irwin

A tractor-trailer overturned in Westmoreland County, which had a significant impact on Turnpike traffic Tuesday morning.

09/09/2014

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PennDOT: Parts Of I-80, I-380 To See Increase To 70 MPH

Speed limits on more than 100 miles of two interstates maintained by PennDOT will rise to 70 mph for the first time as part of a pilot program.

07/23/2014

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PennDOT, Turnpike Say No Orchestrated Delay In Implementing Speed Limit Increase

Vacationers and road trippers know all too well that Pennsylvania lacks the 70 mile per hour speed limit many other states have.

07/18/2014

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Turnpike Commission Issues Alert About EZ Pass Scam

There’s a new scam alert for Pennsylvania Turnpike EZ Pass customers.

07/10/2014

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Adamsburg Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon when he was thrown from his bike down a grassy embankment in Westmoreland County.

06/28/2014

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Turnpike Commission Approves Another Toll Increase

Tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will increase in January for the seventh consecutive year.

06/17/2014

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Turnpike Toll Booths Could Be Replaced With All-Electronic Tolling

It’s often a long line nightmare at holidays — and a pain at almost every other time of year — but those cash-only toll booths on the Pennsylvania Turnpike could soon be history.

03/27/2014

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Turnpike Commission Retiree Charged For Child Porn

A retired member of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has been charged by federal authorities in Pittsburgh with conspiring to create child pornography, and with sharing and receiving child pornography on his computer.

03/13/2014

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Seton Hill Lacrosse Team Emotional Heading Into First Game After Fatal Crash

Thursday is the first game for the Seton Hill University’s women’s lacrosse team since their coach was killed when the team bus crashed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike last March.

02/26/2014

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