Turnpike Commission Votes To Raise Speed Limit To 70 MPHThe speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be increasing.
Turnpike Official: Outdated Forecast Led To Stranded DriversA Pennsylvania Turnpike official says the agency relied on an early, less-serious forecast in preparing for last month's snowstorm that left hundreds of motorists stranded.
Turnpike Expecting 3.2 Million Vehicles During Holiday Travel PeriodThe Turnpike Commission is anticipating roughly 3.2 million vehicles on the state roadway from Tuesday to Sunday.
Pa. Auditor General Launches Audit Of TurnpikeFresh on the heels of a KDKA Investigation into unpaid tolls on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Pennsylvania Auditor General launched an audit of the turnpike today.
Lawmakers May Pull Plug On Pennsylvania Turnpike Call BoxesLawmakers might pull the plug on emergency call boxes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Pa. Turnpike Commission Sends Pilot Bill After Emergency LandingThe pilot of a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing on Route 43 in August when a piece of the propeller came off. Now the pilot says he is being charged thousands of dollars to pay the cost of those who responded to the incident.
Lawmaker Wants To Increase Speed Limit On Pa. TurnpikeA 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.