Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Studies Continue Into 70 MPH Speed Limit Possibility

Pennsylvania motorists who gravitate toward the left lane may have to wait a bit longer to learn whether state policymakers consider it safe to increase interstate speed limits to 70 mph.

07/19/2015

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls To Increase By 6 Percent In 2016

Motorists will have to dig a bit deeper next year to pay for travel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

07/07/2015

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Turnpike Officials Apologizing After Fallen Officer’s Motorcade Hits Red Tape

As fellow officers were escorting the body of the fallen Ligonier Township police lieutenant to Carlow University on Tuesday for an autopsy, they hit a bit of a snag.

05/06/2015

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Turnpike Crash Kills Driver, Injures 3 Workers

Authorities say an early morning accident in a construction zone on the Pennsylvania Turnpike killed a driver and injured three construction workers.

05/02/2015

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Construction Worker Falls 30 Feet From Structure In Indiana Twp.

A construction worker was injured after falling about 30 feet from a concrete structure and over a hillside in Indiana Township this afternoon.

03/30/2015

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Tractor-Trailer Crash Closes Part Of Eastbound Turnpike

A section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Monroeville and New Stanton is closed because of an accident.

02/20/2015

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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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