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Federal REAL ID Enforcement Begins Oct. 1, 2021

​PennDOT has surpassed 1 million optional REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses, ID cards With only six months left until the federal enforcement of REAL ID begins for commercial domestic air travel and other federal purposes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding Pennsylvania residents who want a REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and photo ID cards …

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U.S. 1 Lane Closures at Night April 8, 9 for Construction in Bucks County

Northbound and southbound U.S. 1 will be reduced to a single lane from 8:00 PM Thursday, April 8, to 6:00 AM Friday, April 9, between the Neshaminy and Route 413 interchanges in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County, for construction activities, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. Crews are clearing the shoulder areas …

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PennDOT to Begin Project to Widen and Improve 1.5 Miles of U.S. 1 in Bucks County

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction will begin on Monday, March 22, on a project to widen and improve a 1.5-mile section of U.S.1 between the Neshaminy and Penndel/Business U.S. 1 interchanges in Bensalem and Middletown townships, Bucks County.   Beginning Monday, March 22, through Wednesday, March 24, from 8:00 PM to …

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PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Commercial Driver Licenses, Commercial Learner’s Permits

Commercial product extensions set to expire March 31, 2021 Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for commercial driver licenses and commercial learner’s permits will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts. This will be the final extension for the following products’ expiration dates: …

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Construction Update: Winter 2020-21

Southbound Roadway, Bridge Construction on U.S. 1 Underway Winter 2020-21 – Center area construction on U.S. 1 was completed in late fall and reconstruction of the southbound side got underway in December on the project to widen and improve U.S. 1 and reconstruct the interchange at Street Road (Route 132) in Bensalem Township, Bucks County. …

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U.S. 1, Street Road (Route 132) Periodic Nighttime Lane Closures Planned Through Winter for Construction in Bensalem Township

Street Road ramp, Bristol Road overpass remain closed Nighttime lane restrictions will be in place periodically on U.S. 1 and Street Road (Route 132) through the winter for reconstruction of the southbound side of U.S. 1 and three U.S. 1 bridges, as well as the center section of Street Road (Route 132) under the final …

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PennDOT Urges Caution in Work Zones 

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is urging motorists to drive safely in work zones after three separate work zone intrusions resulted in motorists hitting a PennDOT crash truck. “Even though construction season is winding down in many places, we still have road crews out there,” said PennDOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian. “Please don’t speed, never …

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Construction Update: Fall 2020

Center Roadway, Bridge Construction on U.S. 1 Finishes this Fall Fall 2020 – Center area construction on U.S.1 and on Street Road (Route 132) will wrap up this fall and reconstruction of the southbound side will get underway in December on the project to widen and improve U.S.1 and reconstruct the interchange at Street Road (Route 132). …

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State Transportation Commission Adopts Updated 12-Year Transportation Program

Action Clears Way for Latest Round of Transportation Improvements across Pennsylvania   Harrisburg, PA – The State Transportation Commission (STC) today updated the 12-Year Program. The new plan anticipates $64.8 billion being available over the next 12 years for improvements to roads, bridges, transit systems, airports and railroads. The 12-Year Program, or TYP, is a multimodal, …

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Construction Update: Summer 2020

Center Area Roadway, Bridge Construction on U.S.1, Street Road Summer 2020 – Center area construction is underway this summer on U.S. 1 and on Street Road (Route 132) as the project to widen and improve U.S. 1 and reconstruct the interchange at Street Road (Route 132) moves toward completion of the current stage and a shift to southbound reconstruction …

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