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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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  • Feeling the Squeeze: Paying at the Pump

    Feeling the Squeeze:  Paying at the Pump
    With the average price of regular gas now moving close to 3.90 cents more people are feeling the pain at the pump. Along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lower Swatara Township, several drivers were trying to find ways to save. Cathy Langer of Ohio was...
  • 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...
  • Two Dead After Crash on Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County

    Two Dead After Crash on Pa. Turnpike in Lancaster County
    Two people are dead and two others injured after a single-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County. It happened around 6 a.m. on Saturday morning in the eastbound lanes of the turnpike in East Cocalico Township. State police say...
  • NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Several Counties in Central Pa.

    NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Several Counties in Central Pa.
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE PA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHEASTERN CUMBERLAND COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... DAUPHIN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA... NORTHEASTERN JUNIATA COUNTY IN CENTRAL...
  • Florida Man Charged with Felonies after Fleeing Pennsylvania State Troopers

    Florida Man Charged with Felonies after Fleeing Pennsylvania State Troopers
    After stealing two cars and attempting to hijack a tractor trailer, a Florida man was taken into custody by Pennsylvania State Police. Matthew Malory, 28, was driving his pick-up truck on Westbound 322 around 1:30 p.m. Thursday when he struck two vehicles...
  • PA Turnpike Call Boxes Will Stay Despite Number of Calls Dropping

    PA Turnpike Call Boxes Will Stay Despite Number of Calls Dropping
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike has had those bright yellow call boxes along the toll road system for more than 20 years. But because so many people carry cell phones, the number of calls have gone down. " The numbers demonstrate that more and more people...
  • TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Part of Pa. Turnpike to be closed for 7 hours Saturday night

    TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Part of Pa. Turnpike to be closed for 7 hours Saturday night
    Beginning Saturday night a portion of Pennsylvania Turnpike will be shut down in both directions for about 7 hours. The Turnpike will be closed for bridge work between Carlisle and Breezewood. The Turnpike is expected to re-open by 6 a.m. on Sunday...
  • Bridge Demolition work to close PA Turnpike for five hours starting April 21

    Bridge Demolition work to close PA Turnpike for five hours starting April 21
    The Turnpike between Breezewood and Carlisle will be shut down from 11 p.m. April 21 until 4 a.m. April 22. The Pennsylvania Turnpike cautions motorists that a 65 mile stretch of toll road will be closed in both directions for five hours the weekend of...
  • From the Archives 2007: Valentine's Day storm crash on I-78

    From the Archives 2007: Valentine's Day storm crash on I-78
    The area's first major winter storm, a night-and-day hammering by sleet and snow that glazed roads with layers of treacherous ice and slush, led to dozens of crashes and paralyzed traffic on some major thoroughfares. Interstate 78, in particular, became a...