PMTA News

  • September 22, 2017 2:21 PM | Kelly Houtz (Administrator)

    Temporary short-term traffic patterns will continue during night time hours (9PM-6AM).

    The merge lane from 83 North to 81 North will remain reduced to one lane with traffic shifted to the outside shoulder and the merge point shifted to the North starting on or after the week of October 1st.

    Both lanes of 81 Northbound traffic will be shifted towards the median onto temporary pavement for a short section. Lanes will shift back to their current configuration after the Paxtonia exit. These changes will take place starting on or after the week of October 1st. Traffic may still be reduced to one lane during nighttime hours (9PM-6AM).

    81 Southbound traffic will be opened to three lanes from North Mountain Road South to the 81/83 split on or after the week of October 1st• Traffic may still be reduced to one lane during nighttime hours (9PM-6AM).

    Traffic will remain shifted to the shoulders on both 81 South on ramps from North Mountain Road.

    The above dates are tentative and could be delayed depending on weather conditions impact on the project schedule.


  • September 11, 2017 8:35 AM | Kelly Houtz (Administrator)

    PennDOT to Conduct I-83 Base Repair South of York

    Expect I-83 lane restrictions September 11-14 between 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

    Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) advises motorists that Monday through Thursday, September 11-14, between 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, its York County maintenance crews have scheduled roadway base repair on Interstate 83 between Exit 16 for Route 74, Queen Street in York Township and Exit 10 for Route 214 and Loganville in Springfield Township.

    PennDOT advises motorists that repairs will be conducted in the southbound lanes of I-83 on Monday and Tuesday, September 11-12, and in the northbound lanes of I-83 on Wednesday and Thursday, September 13-14.

    Sections of I-83 average between 23,200 and 27,700 vehicles traveled daily in each direction.

    For more information on projects occurring or being bid this year, those made possible by or accelerated by the state transportation funding plan (Act 89), or those on the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans, visit www.projects.penndot.gov.

    Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 825 traffic cameras, 94 of which are in the Midstate.

    511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

    MEDIA CONTACT: Mike Crochunis, 717-705-2619, 717-418-5017 (cell)

    Source: PennDOT Engineering District 8


  • September 08, 2017 12:55 PM | Kelly Houtz (Administrator)

    There will be periodic closure of US 301 at Strawberry Lane on Wednesday, September 13 between the hours of 6:00p.m. and 6:00a.m. to install five bridge beams for the new Strawberry Lane Bridge over US 301. 

    These periodic closures of US 301 will occur five separate times during the 12 hour period.  We anticipate each total closure of US 301 to take approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour and create significant traffic delays that could exceed one hour. 

    We are urging all motorists to avoid the area and take and alternate routes or postpone travel through this area if possible during these times. 

    If you have any questions or concerns don't hesitate to contact me directly utilizing the contact information provided below. 

    Kenneth L. Cimino    

    Public Outreach Coordinator
    US 301 Mainline Project
    Delaware Department of Transportation
    1050 Industrial Drive, Suite 200
    Middletown, Delaware 19709
    ken.cimino@state.de.us
    (302) 376-5600 Office
    (443) 567-3061 Mobile


  • September 01, 2017 10:47 AM | Kelly Houtz (Administrator)

    FMCSA Declares Regional State of Emergency for 26 States

    To view full announcement, click the link below...

    https://c.ymcdn.com/sites/gmta.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/26_State_-_Regional_Declarat.pdf 

  • August 30, 2017 9:45 AM | Kelly Houtz (Administrator)

    ENGINEERS ADOPT NEW METHODS TO REPLACE OLD BRIDGES

    Earlier this year, construction crews began work on two unique bridge-replacement projects at opposite ends of the PA Turnpike — one in Beaver County in western PA and another in Lehigh County in eastern PA. In the last two decades, the PA Turnpike Commission (PTC) has completed dozens of bridge-replacement projects to ensure the safety and integrity of these critical structures. What’s unique about these two bridges is how they are being designed and constructed. They are the first on the 552-mile toll-road system to be developed using a modern technique called Accelerated Bridge Construction, or ABC.

    Continue Reading HERE.

  • August 29, 2017 9:44 AM | Kelly Houtz (Administrator)

    The REAL ID Act, passed by the U.S. Congress in 2005, requires changes to state standards, procedures, and requirements for the issuance of driver's licenses and identification cards if they are to be accepted as identity documents by the federal government. Have more questions? Get answers here → http://bit.ly/2vomNy4 #RealID

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  • August 29, 2017 9:30 AM | Kelly Houtz (Administrator)

    ATTENTION:

    Anyone who registers a heavy highway motor vehicle in their name with a gross weight of 55,000 pounds or more must file Form 2290 and pay the tax.

    The deadline to file your Heavy Vehicle Use Tax 2290 return is August 31, 2017!

    Go to  www.PMTA2290.com, to file fast and easy and get a PMTA member discount.  You will receive your watermarked Schedule 1 in approximately one hour via fax or email.

    It you need assistance, call Wendy Palermo at PMTA @717-761-7122 x113


  • August 03, 2017 12:14 PM | Bill Tidball (Administrator)
    If so,   you may be subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.


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