Pennsylvania Turnpike

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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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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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