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State, industries say money from federal infrastructure deal will help Pennsylvania, but it only goes so far

Pa. projects will likely take more money and time than the federal infrastructure deal offers.

By Sam Dunklau

House votes to halt PennDOT plan to toll bridges for repairs

A bill to void a plan that would add tolls on nine Pennsylvania bridges is closer to passage after approval in the state House. State representatives voted 125 to 74 on Tuesday for a proposal that would require legislative approval of concrete proposals to add tolls.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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Paying for Pennsylvania’s bridge repairs with new tolls remains divisive

During Thursday’s hearing, legislators faulted PennDOT officials for moving too fast on the plan, and providing too little information.

By Margaret J. Krauss/WESA

Updated: September 30, 2021 | 5:30 pm

Pennsylvania recruiting school bus drivers amid shortage

The state is hoping to address the shortage by appealing to people with commercial driver’s licenses looking for work or seeking to supplement their income.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Open house on options for U.S. Route 322 in Centre County gives the public a chance to weigh in

Community members can ask questions and weigh in with their opinions on the State College Area Connector, a proposed state project to upgrade, replace or realign the largely 2-lane section of U.S. Route 322 that runs between Potters Mills and Boalsburg in Centre County.

By Anne Danahy

PennDOT moves to bar company in theft case from state work

PennDOT wants to prevent a major heavy equipment contractor from doing state work for up to three years because it pleaded no contest to theft.

By The Associated Press

Highway construction firms oppose PennDOT’s bridge toll plan

A prominent highway construction trade association came out against a state plan to toll up to nine major bridges around Pennsylvania in need of repairs.

By The Associated Press