PennDOT Officials: Bridge’s ‘Poor’ Rating Didn’t Warrant Closure
PITTSBURGH — The bridge that collapsed in Pittsburgh Jan. 28 showed deterioration during a September inspection that was not bad enough to require its closure, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said Jan. 31.
PennDOT Extends Expiration Dates for Commercial Licenses, Permits
As a response to statewide efforts to combat COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has extended expiration dates pertaining to commercial driver licenses.October 2, 2020
PennDOT Accepting Applications for Multimodal Transportation Fund
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is accepting applications from those seeking to finance projects through the Multimodal Transportation Fund.September 10, 2020
OOIDA-Backed Lawsuit Over Pennsylvania Turnpike Tolls Dismissed
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on April 4 dismissed the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s class-action lawsuit claiming the state lets the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission collect “excessive” tolls, hampering interstate commerce.
Trucking Companies Question Pennsylvania Travel Ban Citations
DUNMORE, Pa. — State police issued more than 800 citations statewide to drivers violating the commercial vehicle ban during the Feb. 12 winter storm. Troopers say they were strongly enforcing the ban as a way to prevent crashes and keep highways clear.
PennDOT Pilot Reaches More Small Businesses
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has announced a new state Department of Transportation pilot program geared toward small businesses.September 18, 2018
PennDOT Recognized for Highway Innovations
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation was recognized by federal officials for using advanced technologies to improve highway safety, the Federal Highway Administration announced Aug. 4.August 4, 2016