REAL IDs Now Available to Pennsylvania Residents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 5, 2019 REAL IDs Now Available to Pennsylvania Residents Upgrading to a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card is optional Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is proud to announce that optional REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and photo ID cards are now available for Pennsylvania residents who want one. […]

Corrected: Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Certain Roadways, Motorists Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2019   Corrected: Vehicle Restrictions to be Imposed on Certain Roadways, Motorists Urged to Monitor Weather Conditions Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and PA Turnpike are advising motorists to closely monitor weather forecasts and conditions as a storm brings snow and ice statewide. Due to potential snowfall […]

Route 3017 in Venango County Reopened

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – TRAVEL ADVISORY February 13, 2019 Route 3017 in Venango County Reopened   Oil City, PA – Route 3017 (Utica Road/ Railroad Street/ Academy Street/ Third Street/ Raymilton Road) in Venango County is reopened following a crash. Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 […]

PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits on Interstate 80 in Northwest Region

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 12, 2019   PennDOT Reduces Speed Limits on Interstate 80 in Northwest Region Commercial Vehicle Ban Also in Place   Oil City, PA – A temporary speed restriction and commercial vehicle ban remain in place on Interstate 80 in Mercer and Venango counties. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is urging motorists to […]

PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Presidents Day Holiday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2019 PennDOT Driver License, Photo Centers Closed for Presidents Day Holiday  Harrisburg, PA –The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that all driver license and photo centers, including its full-service center in Harrisburg, will be closed Saturday, February 16, through Monday, February 18, in observance of Presidents Day.  Customers may […]

Roads in PennDOT’s Northwest Region Closed Due to Flooding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Travel Advisory February 8, 2019   Roads in PennDOT’s Northwest Region Closed Due to Flooding Several Roadways Have Reopened   Oil City, PA – The following state roads in PennDOT’s northwest region are closed to through traffic due to flooding. Crawford County: Mackey Hill Road/Miller Station Road/Brown Hill Road (SR 1016) from Route […]