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  • Baby delivered at height of storm

    Baby delivered at height of storm
    Anna Volino and her husband were closely monitoring Hurricane Sandy on Monday — and Anna's restless womb. She kept a regular appointment with her doctor early in the day before the storm struck and knew it was only a matter of days or hours...
  • Weekend road closures impact motorists traveling along Route 222 in Lancaster County

    Weekend road closures impact motorists traveling along Route 222 in Lancaster County
    Bridge closures are scheduled for over the next two weekends on Route 222 over the Pennsylvania Turnpike in East Cocalico Township in northeastern Lancaster County. These closures are part of the nearly $2.4-million bridge rehabilitation project that...
  • Tractor Trailer fire shuts down part of Pennsylvania Turnpike

    Tractor Trailer fire shuts down part of Pennsylvania Turnpike
    Expect delays this morning if traveling eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. A tractor trailer fire has the stretch of highway between Breezewood (Exit 161) and Carlisle (Exit 226) shut down. At this time only eastbound traffic is stopped, westbound...
  • UPDATE: Turnpike Reopened

    UPDATE: Turnpike Reopened
    ***UPDATE: The Turnpike is now open to traffic.*** A tractor trailer caught fire at milepost 219 eastbound in Cumberland County this morning just before 4am and caused a 65-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between the Breezewood Interchange (#...
  • Closure eastbound on Pennsylvania Turnpike between Breezewood and Carlisle tonight

    Closure eastbound on Pennsylvania Turnpike between Breezewood and Carlisle tonight
    A 65-mile section of the eastbound Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed tonight for an emergency recovery operation between the Breezewood Exit (#161) and the Carlisle Exit (#226) from 6 p.m. until approximately 8 p.m. The closure is needed to allow...
  • PA Turnpike to Issue New Ticket Style

    PA Turnpike to Issue New Ticket Style
    Cash paying travelers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike will be issued a new style ticket beginning Wednesday, Septermber 26, 2012. The new tickets, sporting a different look and feel, will be about 1.75 inches longer and printed on white thermal paper. They...
  • #Migratory #bird season begins Sept. 1 in #Pennsylvania

     
    Early Canada goose and dove hunters take to the fields of Penn’s Woods on Sept. 1, as part of Pennsylvania’s 2012-13 migratory bird seasons announced today by Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe. Dove hunters will...
  • Turnpike study endorses 'cashless' toll collection

     
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission today took another turn in the direction of eliminating cash toll collections. After studying issue with the assistance of two consulting firms, Commission officials have concluded that a "cashless" Turnpike not only...
  • Bill Boosting Turnpike Speed Limit To 70 MPH Advances.

     
    Capitol Ideas Intern Mike Macagnone Reports: Leadfoots rejoice: You might soon be traveling faster down the Pennsylvania Turnpike, although it would be because of an all-clear from the legislature rather than the left-hand lane. Speed limits on the...
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike to Close Overnight

    Pennsylvania Turnpike to Close Overnight
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike alerts motorists traveling between Donegal Interchange(Exit #91) and Somerset Interchange(Exit #110) of a four-hour closure beginning at 11:45 p.m. on May 19 and ending at approximately 4 a.m. on May 20, for an overhead bridge...
  • Lawmakers consider bill to boost Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit

    Lawmakers consider bill to boost Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit
    A bill to boost the speed limit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike is gaining traction. Some drivers say it's a change that's long overdue, adding it may encourage more people to use the turnpike. However, some drivers have concerns about safety on the roads....
  • Romney Campaign confirms Pennsylvania itinerary

    Romney Campaign confirms Pennsylvania itinerary
    Mitt Romney's campaign has confirmed his itinerary for his Saturday foray through Pennsylvania. The "Believe in America: Every Town Counts" tour will feature the following stops: Weatherly Casting and Machine Company in Weatherly, Carbon County, for a...