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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Top Pennsylvania Turnpike Articles

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  • Motorists Strongly Urged to Stay off Roadways in Eastern Pa

    Motorists Strongly Urged to Stay off Roadways in Eastern Pa
    UPDATE: Due to the dangerous wind speeds associated with Hurricane Sandy, beginning at 12:30 p.m. today the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) are expanding temporary speed limit reductions...
  • Pennsylvania Closing Philadelphia-Area Highways Due to High Winds

    Pennsylvania Closing Philadelphia-Area Highways Due to High Winds
    With tropical-force winds creating dangerous traveling conditions in the Philadelphia area, Governor Tom Corbett is closing the full length of Interstates 95 and 676; I-476 (non-toll portion); I-76 from the Pa. Turnpike to Passyunk Avenue and the U.S....
  • Speed Limits Restored, Vehicle Restrictions Lifted in Eastern, South Central Pennsylvania

    Speed Limits Restored, Vehicle Restrictions Lifted in Eastern, South Central Pennsylvania
    At 9 a.m., PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) lifted the speed-limit and vehicle restrictions that were in place on roadways in eastern and south central Pa., including the Delaware River Bridge and Fort Washington Interchange. Due...
  • Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power

    Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power
    The local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning. A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...
  • 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 (#...
  • Smiling Irish Eyes celebrate St. Pat's Day

     
    When my Irish eyes are smiling, my heart senses an overall happy feeling, and I rush to breathe in the time honored tradition of St. …...
  • 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 could Transition to All Electronic Toll

    Pennsylvania Turnpike could Transition to All Electronic Toll
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike recently completed an All-Electronic Tolling Feasibility Report. The results of the report shows the Commonwealth is capable of having an All-Electronic Tolling System. Carl DeFebo with the PA Turnpike Commission told FOX43 All-...