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Pennsylvania Turnpike

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Top Pennsylvania Turnpike Articles

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  • Work to begin on connecting Pa. Turnpike and I-95

    Construction is to start late next month or in early October on the long-awaited direct connection between Interstate 95 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, after the award of a $142.9 million contract to a Bucks County firm. PKF-Mark III Inc., of Newtown,...
  • Prosecutors argues Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption charges should go to trial

    HARRISBURG — In the second day of a pretrial hearing in the state's case of alleged corruption involving Pennsylvania Turnpike contracts, prosecutor Laurel Brandstetter argued that the state doesn't have to prove a neat and tidy "quid pro quo" &#...
  • 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...
  • There's an app for that, but Turnpike retains radio alerts, call boxes

    Q: Why doesn't the Turnpike broadcast traffic reports on their radio frequency? On July 7, southbound traffic was backed up from the Lehigh Tunnel to beyond the Mahoning Valley exit. Luckily, I was traveling north. Wondering whether the situation had...
  • Higher speed limits mean more speeders

    I'm mixed up on the new 70 mph speed limit on parts of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. I drive the Northeast Extension, and I find that the 65 mph limit isn't fast enough for some drivers. They already don't have any respect for other drivers, the road and...
  • Jack Pressmann cross country race postponed until November

    Budd Coates is known as a multi-time U.S. Olympic marathon hopeful, the fitness guru of Runner's World and Bicycling magazine parent Rodale, and one of the most helpful running coaches when it comes to first-timers attempting their first 5K, 10K or...
  • Classical music: Chautauqua-style festival in Mt. Gretna

    Named after Chautauqua Lake in New York State, where the first was held in 1874, Chautauqua adult education assemblies expanded and spread throughout rural America until the mid-1920s, when their popularity declined. Chautauquas brought entertainment...
  • Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year

    Jeff Gordon: Kyle Larson is NASCAR's Rookie of the Year
    Jeff Gordon should know a little bit about going fast. On Friday, Gordon, who is winding up "an amazing week" that began with a win in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis, threw his support for 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year behind 22-...
  • Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack

    Jeff Gordon again leading the NASCAR pack
    Jeff Gordon has a birthday coming up Monday. He will be 43 years old, but some of his peers in the NASCAR garage area talk about him with a respect that is generally reserved for someone of a different generation. The platitudes some of them tossed...
  • Ad Watch: Pennsylvania governor's race

    THE RACE: Pennsylvania governor. THE CANDIDATES: Incumbent Republican Tom Corbett and Democratic candidate Tom Wolf, a York County businessman and a former state revenue secretary for Gov. Ed Rendell. THE AD: "Hyper Tour," a 30-second Corbett television...
  • 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...