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Wolf Administration Urges Pennsylvanians to Review Transit Options and Apply for Transportation Assistance Programs

June 14, 2022

Via: Roads & Bridges

Pennsylvanians are urged by officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Human Services (DHS) to use Find My Ride (FMR) to learn about public transit options and apply for transportation assistance programs. The participants underscored transit’s critical role […]


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Pennsylvania pilot project to pave roadway with recycled plastic

October 14, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), along with other state agencies, this week highlighted a pilot project to pave part of a Ridley Creek State Park roadway with an asphalt and recycled plastic mixture. The project, coordinated through PennDOT’s Strategic […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Pennsylvania contractor to pay $20.7M in wage theft case

August 10, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Hawbaker allegedly violated the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act and the Davis-Bacon Act, which seek to protect workers by ensuring all contractors working on state or federally funded jobs pay the same wage rates, determined by state and federal agencies. Contractors […]


Construction Processes, Financial, News

Pennsylvania to invest in 43 multimodal projects to improve safety, mobility

April 19, 2021

Via: Roads & Bridges

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that 43 highway, bridge, rail, and bike and pedestrian projects in 21 counties were selected for $45.9 million in funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund. Reflecting the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) commitment to […]


Construction Processes, Legal

Pennsylvania contractor charged with stealing $20M from employees

April 13, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

In the largest case of its kind on record, one of Pennsylvania’s biggest road and bridge construction firms has been charged with stealing more than $20 million from its workers, according to the office of State Attorney General Josh Shapiro. […]


Construction Site Safety, Hazards, Regulations

Pennsylvania issues new COVID-19 measures that affect construction

November 19, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

The order states that employers must “mitigate or eliminate” workers and site visitors who cannot wear or refuse to wear an acceptable face covering. Workers who are physically isolated, like in the cab of heavy equipment, as they perform their […]


Construction Processes, Legal

OSHA fines Pennsylvania contractor $209K for excavation violations

March 11, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The August 2018 inspection, according to OSHA, was prompted by a complaint, as was another Etna inspection pertaining to falls earlier that month. Agency records show that Etna still owes the Labor Department at least $10,365 in fines related to […]