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PennDOT Suspends Road and Bridge Construction

PENNDOT RELEASED THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON TUESDAY, MARCH 17 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19. On behalf of District Executive Ken McClain, PennDOT is notifying you that all construction projects geographically located in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties are temporarily shut down and will remain closed to comply with the two-week period directed by Governor …

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Federal REAL ID Deadline Approaching for Pennsylvania Residents

PennDOT marks one year of issuing optional REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses, ID cards  Harrisburg, PA – REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and photo ID cards have now been available to Pennsylvanians who want them for a full year, and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) reports that it is well on its way to meeting the projected demand …

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PennDOT, PA Turnpike Announce the Start of Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) today announced that enforcement of the statewide Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) program begins next week. Today marks the end of a 60-day pre-enforcement period that was required by Act 86 of 2018, which established the AWZSE program. “Through the Automated …

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Traffic Shift Marks Completion of First Phase of Northbound U.S. 1 Improvements in Bensalem

Northbound U.S. 1 traffic will shift onto the newly reconstructed northbound lanes between Old Lincoln Highway and Rockhill Drive Monday night, February 3, marking the completion of the first major phase of a project to reconstruct, widen and improve a 1.3-mile section of the highway in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation …

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Construction Update: Winter 2019/2020

U.S. 1 Northbound Reconstruction Finishes, Work Shifts to Middle Notice: PennDOT has suspended construction on all of its projects due to the COVID19 virus outbreak. Construction schedules will be updated following the resumption of work. Winter 2019/2020 – The rebuilt and widened northbound side of U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township began carrying traffic following completion …

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Construction Update: Fall 2019

U.S. 1 Northbound Reconstruction Heading for Completion by Early 2020 Fall 2019 — Construction to rebuild and widen the northbound side of U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township is heading for completion late this year or early 2020 as work crews this fall complete paving on the widened northbound side of U.S. 1 and finish construction …

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Construction Update: Summer 2019

U.S. 1 Reconstruction Focused on Bridges, Street Road and Turnpike Ramps Construction to rebuild and widen the northbound side of U.S. 1 in Bensalem Township continues this summer with the focus on replacing the northbound side of bridges over Street Road (Route 132), the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the Turnpike ramps, and reconstructing the south side …

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Construction Update: Spring 2019

Northbound U.S.1 Reconstruction, Widening Underway on U.S.1, Street Road Ramps Spring 2019 – With a new traffic pattern in place on U.S. 1 that shifts vehicles to the west, construction is underway this spring to reconstruct and widen the northbound side of the highway between Old Lincoln Highway and the Neshaminy exit. Access to and from …

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Construction Update: Winter 2018/2019

Major Construction Starts on U.S. 1, Street Road Ramps Crews completed shoulder paving, median removal and other preparations for a traffic shift in early February that signals the start of three years of construction to replace three bridges, and widen and improve a mile-long section of U.S. 1 and the ramps to and from Route …

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