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U.S. 1, Street Road (Route 132) Lane, Ramp Closures at Night 11/30-12/5 for Construction in Bensalem

Nighttime lane restrictions and ramp closings will be in place on U.S. 1 and Street Road (Route 132) as the contractor sets-up a new traffic pattern on U.S. 1 and shifts construction operations to the southbound side by week’s end to begin work on the final major stage (Stage 4) of the project to widen …

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PennDOT Requests Public Feedback on Transportation Funding

As part of its ongoing work to explore sustainable transportation options, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is requesting public feedback for the PennDOT Pathways Program. Information is accessible at www.penndot.gov/funding and feedback will be accepted through December 17, 2020. “A safe and reliable transportation network is critical to quality of life for those who travel throughout …

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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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PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates on CDLs, Commercial Learner’s Permits and Hazardous Materials Endorsements (HME)

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. Effective September 30, the following products’ expiration dates will be extended: The expiration date for a commercial learner’s permit scheduled to expire from …

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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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