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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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  • Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit to hit 70 mph on 100-mile stretch

    Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit to hit 70 mph on 100-mile stretch
    Pennsylvania Turnpike officials said on Friday that the speed limit will increase to 70 mph on a portion of the turnpike and more increases could be announced next week. The speed limit will increase between the Blue Mountain interchange near...
  • Up-and-back schedule starts Tuesday for IronPigs

     
    Three games in two nights in Syracuse. Back home for two-game series with Rochester and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, followed by a two-game road trip to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Then back home for two days with Syracuse, then on the road again for two in...
  • Dodging E-ZPass at Mid-County doesn't pay for Maryland trucker

    A Maryland trucker Tuesday learned that it just would have been cheaper to pay Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls. Wayne E. Price, 47, of Bel Air, was fined $1,025 and ordered to pay $52 in restitution to the turnpike commission for his attempt to scam the E-...
  • 13,000 #antlerless #deer permits to be issued in #CWD management area

     
    The Pennsylvania Game Commission is enlisting assistance from hunters in an effort to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease. The Game Commission has developed a permit that can be used to hunt antlerless deer, but can be used only within the...
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  • PennDOT adds more traffic cameras, other updates to "511PA" traveler-info site

     
    Views from PennDOT's traffic cameras and other information geared to motorists can be convenient aids to trip planning. Before I leave for work many mornings, I check the traffic on Route 22 to see if it's clear or suffering from one of its not-infrequent...
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy

    Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy
    A northern Georgia sheriff took to the department's Facebook page and canceled Valentine’s Day¬†because of dangerous, icy road conditions – succeeding in eliminating car crashes, but drawing some heat from lovers.¬† Here's Oconee County...
  • Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990

    Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990
    The Tennessee man charged with blowing up his wife's parents with a package bomb worked with children at his church's Sunday school, ran a home restoration business out of his in-laws' backyard and was convicted of arson two decades ago, records show....
  • Does road surface on bridges crumble faster?

    Q: The Hamilton Boulevard bridge over the Turnpike near Minesite Road needs some tender loving care. Previous cracks in the concrete have now turned into holes, and cracks are developing in other sections. It may be time to lock the door before the horses...
  • Expensive Allentown advice linked in some cases to campaign contributions

    It is downright heartwarming the way Allentown's city fathers want to do everything in full public view. "I think we were pretty darn open," Mayor Ed Pawlowski was quoted as saying Thursday, in a story on how he arranged more than $4 million in fees...
  • Higher speed limits may make it hard to nab contraband soap traffickers

    Higher speed limits may make it hard to nab contraband soap traffickers
    After the end of World War II, everybody was overjoyed and deeply disturbed at the same time, as vivid reports emerged about Adolf Hitler's atrocities. Also at that same time, people talked about one of Hitler's great accomplishments, the no-speed-limit...