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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Is Pretty Much Screwed, Says State Watchdog

Think turnpike tolls are expensive now? They’re expected to triple in under 30 years. Why? Because the state Turnpike Commission is currently $11.8 billion in debt — […]

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PennDOT Has Finally Started Issuing REAL IDs

The days of REAL ID are at last upon us. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officially began issuing new, federally sufficient identification cards on Friday. For anyone eager to […]

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PennDOT to Open 13 Over-the-Counter REAL ID Centers

The state is moving forward with plans to get residents on board with REAL ID. PennDOT announced a few REAL ID developments on Monday, including […]

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Severe Flooding Forces Closure of Eastbound Lanes on I-76

This story has been updated to reflect PennDOT’s reopening of one lane to traffic. Severe flooding stemming from the latest storm to hit the Philadelphia region […]

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I-76 to Get Variable Speed Limits in Congestion-Fighting Effort

Flanked by officials from PennDOT, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday announced the launch of a long-range plan aimed at both improving the safety of […]

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You Might Want to Avoid Parts of Ridge Avenue and Kelly Drive This Week

Hey, Philly drivers: watch out for traffic on Ridge Avenue and Kelly Drive this week. Starting Tuesday and lasting through Friday, lanes on both roads […]

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Gov. Wolf Announces $180M “Resurface PA” Roadwork Initiative

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday announced a $180 million roadwork initiative to repair many of the state’s pesky potholes and other roadway flaws exacerbated […]

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An I-95 Traffic Sign Got Pretty Rude About Delco Over the Weekend

Hackers apparently reprogrammed a digital traffic sign along Interstate 95 twice on Sunday to display an obscene message that took aim at one suburban Philadelphia […]

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Repairs to America’s Oldest Stone Bridge Begin in Northeast Philly

Did you know that the country’s oldest continually operating stone bridge is located right here in Philadelphia? Built by hand in 1697, the Frankford Avenue […]

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DNYED: The Vanity License Plates PennDOT Rejected

Over at PennDOT HQ in Harrisburg, it’s somebody’s job to sift through the thousands of vanity license plate applications the agency receives annually to see […]

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PennDOT: Here’s What You’ll Need to Get a REAL ID–Compliant License

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation wants you to start thinking about getting a new driver’s license. In 2019, airports will stop accepting current Pennsylvania driver’s […]

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Airports Will Still Accept Your Pennsylvania Driver’s License in 2018

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security granted an extension to the Keystone State for compliance with the federal […]

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Traffic Is About to Get Much, Much Worse Near 30th Street

Expect traffic near 30th Street Station to become even more of a nightmare later this month. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation detailed on Friday a major […]

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When to Avoid I-76 and I-95 This Week

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has scheduled several restrictions for I-76, I-95 and Front Street this week. PennDOT workers will conduct bridge inspections. Here’s the schedule […]

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Turnpike Tolls to Rise by 6 Percent Next Year

You’ll have to pay more to take the turnpike next year. The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a 6 percent toll increase for 2018.