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Construction Update: Winter 2022-23

Construction This Winter on Two New U.S. 1 Bridges North of the Turnpike; U.S. 1 Improvements Completed South of the Turnpike With U.S. 1 improvements between Old Lincoln Highway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bucks County (Section RC1) completed in December 2022 (see below), construction this winter will focus on the construction of two new bridges …

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Utility Construction Continues Jan. 23-27 on Business U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway) Improvement Project in Penndel Borough

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that utility construction will continue on a project to enhance safety and improve travel through the Business U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway) and Hulmeville Avenue Intersection in Penndel Borough, Bucks County.  Motorists are advised of the following travel restriction:   Monday, January 23, through Friday, January 27, from …

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Wolf Administration Recaps Robust 2022 Construction Season Across Southeast Pennsylvania

PENNDOT MARKS COMPLETION OF FIRST OF THREE U.S. 1 RECONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IN BUCKS COUNTY December 7, 2022 – PennDOT District 6 Executive Lou Belmonte was joined by local and elected officials in Bensalem Township, Bucks County today to celebrate the completion of the U.S. 1 Section RC1 improvement project and to highlight the departments’ 2022 construction season that …

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Construction Update: Fall 2022

Section RC1 Substantially Completed. Three New Bridges Under Construction North of the PA Turnpike The project to improve U.S. 1 in Bucks County reaches significant milestones this fall with the substantial completion of Section RC1 and completion of two new bridges north of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Section RC1, the first of three construction projects for …

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PennDOT Phases in Newly-Designed Driver’s Licenses, ID Cards

  The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that, as part of ongoing security enhancements, PennDOT is updating the design and enhancing the security features of its driver’s license and identification card products. “The update is an important component of PennDOT’s ongoing work to enhance and protect the integrity of the driver’s license and …

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Rockhill Drive Ramp to U.S. 1 South Closed for Two Years for Bridge Construction in Bensalem Township

The ramp from Rockhill Drive at the Neshaminy Interchange to southbound U.S. 1 will close beginning Tuesday morning, September 13, for approximately two years for bridge construction in Bensalem Township, Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. During the closure, motorists will be directed to use northbound U.S. 1, exit at Penndel/Business …

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PennDOT to Begin Business U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway) Intersection Improvement Project in Penndel Borough

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that construction will begin on Thursday, August 4, on a project to enhance safety and improve travel through the Business U.S. 1 (Lincoln Highway) and Hulmeville Avenue Intersection in Penndel Borough, Bucks County.  Under this project, PennDOT’s contractor will widen the existing intersection to add exclusive left-turn …

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Construction Update: Summer 2022

Section RC1, the first of three construction projects for PennDOT’s $95 million U.S. 1 Bucks Improvement Project, will be completed this summer after nearly four years of construction to widen and improve the roadway between the Turnpike Interchange and Old Lincoln Highway. Section RC2 remains focused on the construction of new U.S. 1 bridges over …

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PennDOT Urges Caution in Work Zones 

Recent crashes put workers, motorists at risk The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding motorists to drive safely in work zones after there have been several incidents of work zone intrusions resulting in motorists hitting PennDOT employees or equipment.   The most recent crash occurred on June 5, 2022, when a PennDOT employee was …

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Federal REAL ID Enforcement Begins May 3, 2023

With the one-year countdown beginning today for the federal enforcement of REAL ID for commercial domestic air travel and other federal purposes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) joined the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) and Philadelphia International Airport officials to remind Pennsylvania residents who want REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and photo ID cards and have …

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