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Pennsylvania Turnpike

Fatal Accident, crash

Authorities ID Turnpike Motorcycle Crash Victim

Authorities have released the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash early this morning along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Westmoreland County.

05/09/2013

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PA Turnpike Going Green, Adding Electric Fueling Stations

Carl DeFebo Manager of Media and Public Relations for the Pennsylvania Turnpike says the Turnpike is going green.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/04/2013

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Overturned Tractor Trailer Causes Traffic Problems On Turnpike In New Stanton

An accident involving a tractor trailer is causing some major traffic problems along the Pennsylvania Turnpike this afternoon in Westmoreland County.

03/29/2013

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Man Charged With Wrong Way Turnpike Driving Waives Hearing

It could have been deadly, a man driving for miles in the wrong direction on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. That man was in court today to answer the charges against him.

03/21/2013

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Corbett Says Pay-To-Play Is No Longer Rule In State Government

Gov. Tom Corbett won’t talk about the current investigation, but says whatever happened at the Turnpike Commission under previous governors, his rule about doing business with any state agency is simple.

03/15/2013

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Pa. A.G. Accuses Turnpike Commission Of Awarding Contracts Illegally

It’s hard to drive on the Pennsylvania Turnpike without running into construction somewhere — much of it needed. But in an 85-page presentment a grand jury has found that some turnpike commissioners, officials, and political leaders awarded contracts based on gifts, favors, and political contributions.

03/13/2013

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Traffic Backed Up After Tractor-Trailer Overturns On Turnpike

A tractor-trailer accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike caused quite a backup Tuesday morning.

03/12/2013

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Long Detours In Place Due To Turnpike Construction Project

The Pennsylvania Turnpike kicked off a major construction project on Monday, but it comes with a lengthy detour for drivers.

02/11/2013

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Auditor General Criticizes Turnpike Officials Over Free Tolls

State Auditor General Jack Wagner has just a few weeks left in his term of office, but he’s not about to quit his famous audits quite yet.

12/10/2012

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How Can The Pa. Turnpike Keep Up Revenue?

The Pennsylvania Turnpike needs $450 million. The banks keep lending money, and the Turnpike has to raise gas taxes and fares in order to keep up with the debt.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/13/2012

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Insurance Company Ordered To Pay For Turnpike Spill Claims

An insurance company must pay for a spill last year on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which damaged hundreds of vehicles.

09/11/2012

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Driver Hospitalized After Tractor Trailer Veers Off Road, Nearly Hits Restaurant

A man was hospitalized Sunday afternoon after the tractor trailer her was driving veered off the road, nearly hitting a crowded fast food restaurant just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Harmar Township.

08/26/2012

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Man Dead In Overnight Turnpike Crash

One man is dead after an overnight accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

08/18/2012

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Turnpike Call Boxes To Remain Despite Reduction In Usage

If you travel the Pennsylvania Turnpike, you have probably noticed the bright yellow call boxes. They are there for emergencies, but lately they haven’t been getting very much use.

08/13/2012

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Motorcycle Crash Backs Up Traffic On Turnpike

Emergency crews were called to an accident involving two motorcycles along the Pennsylvania Turnpike this afternoon.

08/03/2012

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