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U.S. 1, Street Road (Route 132) Lane Closures Sept. 20-26 for Construction in Bensalem Township

Daytime and nighttime lane restrictions will be in place on U.S. 1 and Street Road (Route 132) for bridge and roadway construction under a project to widen and improve U.S.1 in Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.   The work schedule is: Sunday, September 20, through Saturday, September 26, from 6:00 …

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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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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 July 23, expiration dates for driver licenses, photo ID cards and learner’s permits scheduled to expire from March 16, 2020 through August …

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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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Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Underway

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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