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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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  • Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit to hit 70 mph on 100-mile stretch

    Pennsylvania Turnpike speed limit to hit 70 mph on 100-mile stretch
    Pennsylvania Turnpike officials said on Friday that the speed limit will increase to 70 mph on a portion of the turnpike and more increases could be announced next week. The speed limit will increase between the Blue Mountain interchange near...
  • 13,000 #antlerless #deer permits to be issued in #CWD management area

     
    The Pennsylvania Game Commission is enlisting assistance from hunters in an effort to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease. The Game Commission has developed a permit that can be used to hunt antlerless deer, but can be used only within the...
  • Up-and-back schedule starts Tuesday for IronPigs

     
    Three games in two nights in Syracuse. Back home for two-game series with Rochester and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, followed by a two-game road trip to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Then back home for two days with Syracuse, then on the road again for two in...
  • Dodging E-ZPass at Mid-County doesn't pay for Maryland trucker

    A Maryland trucker Tuesday learned that it just would have been cheaper to pay Pennsylvania Turnpike tolls. Wayne E. Price, 47, of Bel Air, was fined $1,025 and ordered to pay $52 in restitution to the turnpike commission for his attempt to scam the E-...
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  • PennDOT adds more traffic cameras, other updates to "511PA" traveler-info site

     
    Views from PennDOT's traffic cameras and other information geared to motorists can be convenient aids to trip planning. Before I leave for work many mornings, I check the traffic on Route 22 to see if it's clear or suffering from one of its not-infrequent...
  • Wretched winter grips Northeast; huge Pennsylvania Turnpike pileup

    WASHINGTON--Mother Nature had scant love for the eastern portion of the United States on Valentine’s Day, continuing a streak of miserable and deadly weather that has turned much of the nation into a snowy, icy mess and caused a major pileup on...
  • Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy

    Georgia sheriff cancels Valentine's Day on Facebook: Way too icy
    A northern Georgia sheriff took to the department's Facebook page and canceled Valentine’s Day¬†because of dangerous, icy road conditions – succeeding in eliminating car crashes, but drawing some heat from lovers.¬† Here's Oconee County...
  • Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990

    Accused Tennessee package bomber had been convicted of arson in 1990
    The Tennessee man charged with blowing up his wife's parents with a package bomb worked with children at his church's Sunday school, ran a home restoration business out of his in-laws' backyard and was convicted of arson two decades ago, records show....
  • Season's greetings from the PA Turnpike: Rate increase!

     
    Pennsylvania Turnpike officials remind us that their annual rate increase is coming down the road fast, with prices set to rise at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 5. The trend of jacking up the tolls much higher for cash customers compared to E-ZPass payments...
  • Storms dump snow and ice across several states

    A series of snowy and icy storms swept through the southern and northeastern United States over the weekend, leaving at least six people dead and causing the cancellation of more than 2,500 flights Sunday — including more than 1,000 at Dallas/Fort...