The rewards for surviving last winter’s punishing weather are tight supplies and drastic price increases for road salt across much of the U.S.
Right now you can drive north on Interstate 79 from West Virginia, turn east on Interstate 80 and never pay a toll within Pennsylvania.
More Pittsburgh streets could get attention now that the city has come up with an extra $3 million for road paving.
When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.
If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.
In most areas, officials are calling for people to stay off the roads.
Be sure to soak up the milder weather Saturday, because a big storm’s expected to roll through Sunday.
The weather is warming up and that means more potholes are popping up.
As Pittsburgh hunkers down for another round of snow, steps are being taken to stretch dwindling supplies of rock salt.
Walk into the Sewickley Heights salt dome and the problem is obvious: what’s left won’t last long.
A salt shortage in the City of Pittsburgh may leave some roads untreated Sunday night.
Continuous snow all morning led to slick roads and dozens of fender benders throughout the city Sunday.
The salt situation in Westmoreland County was dire last week.
City officials said crews will continue to plow and salt the roads as more snow moves into the area.
It’s hard to miss them, scarring so many local roads. But since the city’s “pothole blitz” started, crews have been hard at work, attempting to fill hundreds of potholes by the end of the week.