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PennDOT’s February Construction Lettings = $119 Million

February 23, 2011 by · Comments Off on PennDOT’s February Construction Lettings = $119 Million
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The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) bid out just over $119 million in projects in February bring the year-to-date total to $185.6 million.  PennDOT finished the 2010 calendar year with approximately $2.2 billion in lettings but has forecast that 2011 will only see $1.7 billion, which was the level of the program back in 2006-07.  The department said this decrease is largely due to the expiration of the federal Economic Stimulus payments as well as a decrease in state funding and stagnet federal funding.  To put into perspective, PennDOT’s lettings were $2.8 billion in 2009 due to the billion dollars in economic stimulus funds. Read more

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PennDOT lets $47 million in November

November 24, 2010 by · Comments Off on PennDOT lets $47 million in November
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The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) put out just over $47 million in projects in November bringing the year-to-date letting total to just above $1.7 billion.  To date, the department has let a total of 796 projects.   PennDOT also released its 2011 forecast.  Read more

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Manongahela Bridge Project

November 3, 2010 by · Comments Off on Manongahela Bridge Project
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Road and Bridges Magazine gives an overview of a major PA bridge project currently undertaken by the PA Turnpike Commission.

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PennDOT lets over $300 million in projects in September

October 7, 2010 by · Comments Off on PennDOT lets over $300 million in projects in September
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The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) put out just over $306 million in projects in September bringing the year-to-date letting total to $1.65 billion.  To date, the department has let a total of 733 projects worth $1.650 billion. Read more

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An offer you can’t refuse

August 26, 2010 by · Comments Off on An offer you can’t refuse
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Editorial pages throughout Pennsylvania have become strong advocates for addressing the transportation funding problem. This week, the Harrisburg Patriot-News and Philadelphia Inquirer weighed in on the issue, and both urged the General Assembly to tackle the issue before the situation worsens. Read more

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PennDOT lets $113 million in highway projects in August

August 25, 2010 by · 1 Comment
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The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) put out just over $113 million in projects in August bringing the year-to-date letting total to $1.3 billion. Read more

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Cumberland County bridge project receives national award

July 13, 2010 by · 4 Comments
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The state Department of Transportation and North Middleton Township, Cumberland County received national recognition for its Spring Road Bridge Replacement Project.  The award was presented as part of the America’s Transportation Awards program sponsored by the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO).  The project was recognized as the “Best Recovery Act Project” among the small project category.   Read more

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June is a big month for PennDOT

July 1, 2010 by · Comments Off on June is a big month for PennDOT
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The state Department of Transportation (PennDOT) ended the state fiscal year with a bang by putting out approximately $426 million in projects in June.  Read more