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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Overturned Tractor Trailer Creates Morning Traffic Mess On Turnpike

There was a traffic mess along the Pennsylvania Turnpike Thursday morning after state police say a driver lost control of a tractor trailer in the rain and the vehicle overturned, blocking the road.

07/26/2012

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Trooper Responding To Turnpike Crash Hospitalized

A state trooper was hospitalized Friday evening after suffering a medical event while responding to a vehicle crash that injured two people along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Westmoreland County.

07/21/2012

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Lawmaker Wants To Increase Speed Limit On Pa. Turnpike

A local state lawmaker wants to increase the speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The House transportation committee has approved a bill that would allow the Turnpike Commission to raise the speed limit to 70 mph.

05/14/2012

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Crews Investigate 2 Crashes Along Turnpike

An accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike created some heavy traffic delays this morning.

04/26/2012

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1 Hurt In Turnpike Crash In Richland Township

One person is hurt and part of the Turnpike is blocked following and accident in Richland Township this morning.

03/23/2012

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2 Pa. Turnpike Lanes Closed Near Allegheny Valley Exit

Part of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is closed right now due to an accident.

02/24/2012

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1 Dead In Overnight Turnpike Accident

One person is dead after an overnight accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

02/23/2012

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Pa. Turnpike Rates Rise 10 Percent For Cash Customers

If you travel the Pennsylvania Turnpike and pay with cash you will have to dish out a little more.

01/02/2012

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Tractor Trailer Accident Partially Closes Stretch Of Turnpike

An accident involving a tractor trailer has partially closed down a stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike this morning in Allegheny County.

12/22/2011

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Cleanup Begins After Sealant Spill On Turnpike

A sticky, black mess covered nearly 40 miles of the Pennsylvania Turnpike after a tanker truck hauling driveway sealant sprung a leak Tuesday night.

11/23/2011

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Tanker Leaking Driveway Sealant Causes Problems On Pa. Turnpike

A tar-like substance leaking from a tanker gave drivers on a section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike plenty of trouble. The tanker, carrying 4,000 to 5,000 gallons of driveway sealant, got on the turnpike at the New Castle exit.

11/22/2011

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Halloween Weekend Starts White With Season’s First Snowfall

It was a white start to the Halloween weekend for motorists in parts of Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. Many local roads were slick and snow-covered Saturday, especially during the early morning hours of the day.

10/29/2011

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3 More Turnpike Plazas To Close For Renovations

While construction on the Pennsylvania Turnpike is nothing new, three plazas will close for renovations this week.

09/04/2011

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Greyhound Bus Crashes On Pa. Turnpike, Several Injured

State police say several people were injured when a Greyhound bus crashed and toppled onto its side early this morning along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

08/13/2011

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Turnpike Launches Online Survey About E-Z Pass

Hoping to find out why more drivers aren’t using its automated E-Z Pass system, the Pennsylvania Turnpike has launched an online survey for drivers to weigh in.

08/05/2011

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