PennDOT lifts speed limit restrictions on area roadways

PITTSBURGH —PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were put in place Wednesday when snow was hitting the Pittsburgh region.Speed limits were reduced to 45 miles per hour on all interstates and several other routes.

Steve Cowan, spokesperson for PennDOT District 11, told Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 crews still have work to do on secondary roadways, shoulders, ramps, gore areas and turning lanes.

He said PennDOT will keep its full complement of trucks out until the work is finished.

Source: PennDOT lifts speed limit restrictions on area roadways

PennDOT driver’s and photo license centers to offer limited services in yellow counties | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PennDOT will begin a staggered reopening of its driver’s and photo license centers in counties that are moving into the yellow phase of COVID-19 restrictions.

The Pittsburgh driver’s and photo license center on Smithfield Street will open Monday. The Downtown location will operate Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Designated service times for people who are over 60 years old are set for Wednesday and Thursday mornings between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

On Friday, license centers in Altoona, Bridgeville, Greensburg, New Kensington, Penn Hills and Uniontown will open. Centers in Allison Park, Butler, Johnstown, Somerset and Washington will open Saturday.

Source: PennDOT driver’s and photo license centers to offer limited services in yellow counties | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette