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Wolf Administration Convenes State’s First Automated Vehicle Summit

September 14, 2017 - in Events

State College, PA – Wolf Administration officials from the departments of Transportation (PennDOT), Community and Economic Development (DCED), Labor & Industry (L&I), and State Police (PSP) are taking part in the state's first Automated Vehicle Summit…

Route 68 “Clarion Curve” Project Earns ASHE Mid-Allegheny Award

June 26, 2017 - in Transportation

The American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) Mid-Allegheny Section honored the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 10; the…

PennDOT Awards Jacobs Multi-Million Dollar Active Traffic Management Project

June 26, 2017 - in Corporate, News, Transportation

DALLAS - Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) was awarded a ten-year, multi-million dollar contract from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation…

​Innovative Paving Pilot Underway Due to Wolf Administration’s ‘Road MaP’ Initiative

June 16, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Kittanning, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials today discussed an innovative paving method being deployed for the first time in Armstrong County to improve nearly five miles of rural roadway. The pilot, using Recycled Asphalt…

​Governor Wolf Announces Opening of First of 29 Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Stations Under Public Private Partnership

April 24, 2017 - in Energy, Oil & Gas

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the opening of the first of 29 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations planned as part of a Public Private Partnership. PennDOT Deputy Secretary for Multimodal Toby Fauver and P-3 Office Director Mike…

Pennsylvania Governor Announces ‘PennDOT Connects,’ New Transportation-Project Approach

February 27, 2017 - in News, Projects

Philadelphia, PA – Recognizing transportation's role in connecting communities and supporting economic development, state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced PennDOT Connects, an approach that will enhance…

Transportation Agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan Form ‘Smart Belt Coalition’ to Collaborate on Automated, Connected Vehicles

January 20, 2017 - in Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) have formed the Smart Belt Coalition – a first-of-its-kind collaboration – with transportation agencies in Ohio and Michigan that will…

Michael Baker International to Provide Construction Services for Freedom Road Upgrade Project

January 3, 2017 - in Transportation

In cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, is playing a critical role in the improvement of Freedom Road, a major roadway that…

PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards Recognized In Two Women in Business International Awards Categories

December 7, 2016 - in Awards

Harrisburg – Based on PennDOT's overall accomplishments this year, Secretary Leslie S. Richards was recently honored as Female Innovator of the Year for a Government or Non Profit with 2,500 employees or more and Female Executive of the Year in the same…

Pennsylvania DOT Starts Work on Mount Joy Train Station Improvements

October 31, 2016 - in Transit, Transportation

Mount Joy, PA – PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards hosted a groundbreaking event Wednesday for improvements to the Mount Joy station on Amtrak’s Keystone Corridor, the latest in a series of investments to improve service on the 104-mile line. The $25…