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What can be done to make work zones safer?

Three workers killed in construction zone in York County last week
By Scott LaMar/WITF

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Pennsylvania judge halts bridge tolling plans, for now

A judge has ordered a temporary halt to Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to toll as many as nine major interstate bridges in Pennsylvania

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Pittsburgh Bridge collapse ‘takes your breath away,’ NTSB chair said

The National Transportation Safety Board team arrived in Pittsburgh Friday night, hours after the bridge collapsed at 6:40 a.m., injuring 10 people and sending several cars and a Port Authority bus careening with it as it crumpled into a ravine in Frick Park.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

What Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge collapse can tell us about Pennsylvania bridges

The collapse of the city-owned Fern Hollow Bridge on Friday has raised concerns about the state of Pennsylvania’s thousands of bridges, nearly 20% percent of which were in poor condition as of a 2018 review by the Pittsburgh section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

By Margaret J. Krauss/WESA

How will Pennsylvania use infrastructure money?

Billions coming to state as part of $1 trillion infrastructure bill
By Scott LaMar/WITF