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U.S. 1, Street Road (Route 132) Lane Closures, Turnpike Ramp Closures July 6-11 in Bensalem

Eastbound Turnpike to close early morning August 12 at Bensalem Interchange Daytime and nighttime lane restrictions will be in place on U.S. 1 and Street Road (Route 132), and the ramps to and from northbound U.S. 1 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed at night for bridge, roadway, and utility construction on the project …

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PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on Driver Licenses, ID Cards, and Learner’s Permits

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that expiration dates for driver licenses, identification cards, and learner’s permits, will be extended for Pennsylvania residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Effective June 23, 2020, expiration dates for driver licenses, photo ID cards and learner’s permits scheduled to expire from March 16, 2020 through …

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Construction Update: Spring 2020

Center Area Roadway, Bridge Construction Resume on U.S. 1 Spring 2020 – Construction resumed in late April on the project to widen and improve U.S.1 and reconstruct the interchange at Street Road (Route 132) following a month-long suspension of activities due to the COVID-19 crisis. Work on this project is being done in accordance with Centers for …

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PennDOT Resumes Construction May 1

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that in accordance with Governor Tom Wolf’s plan for a phased-in reopening of public and private construction, PennDOT highway and bridge construction projects will resume beginning May 1. “Our decision to pause construction was not made lightly, and we understand the importance of these projects …

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Federal REAL ID Enforcement Deadline Postponed to October 2021

Harrisburg, PA –The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that the Department of Homeland Security has postponed the enforcement date for REAL ID from October 1, 2020, to October 1, 2021, in response to COVID-19 and the national emergency declaration. PennDOT closed all driver and photo license centers on March 16 and paused REAL ID issuance in …

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Work Resumes on U.S.1, Street Road

Work has resumed on the U.S. 1  improvement project in Bensalem Township,   one of Pennsylvania’s critical infrastructure projects as designated by Gov. Tom Wolf.  All of the restarted projects will follow mandated protocols for worker/social distancing, health monitoring and personal protection. Normal highway and bridge construction projects in Pennsylvania remain paused as part of the …

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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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