Commuters from our region will need to be minful of road conditions on highways and roads in the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. It will not be business as usual on the Route 1 corrider in N.J. after the storm flooded the highway just south of Quakerbridge Mall In Lawrenceville. Motorists are advised to check local traffic conditions before heading to your destination.
Monday, August 29, 2011
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Schools Delay, Close For Day; PECO Deals With Outages
Icy conditions are wreaking havoc across the region. Pennsbury and Bristol Township schools were forced to delay school opening for two hours Wednesday morning. Meanwhile, Neshaminy School District said it was forced to cancel school for elementary and middle school students due to power outages. As of noon Wednesday, PECO said several thousand customers were affected by multiple power outages in Bucks County. Still, some area businesses were without power so customers are advised to call ahead before venturing out. Many area roads were affected by the weather making for slick and hazardous travel conditions Tuesday night into Wednesday. On Wednesday morning, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said via Twitter that it has …
Monday, January 31, 2011
Plan Of Attack Detailed For Impending Ice Storm, Entire State Under Storm Watch
HARRISBURG – Motorists are cautioned to avoid unnecessary travel and equip their vehicles with emergency kits due to ice, sleet and snow forecast for the next few days, acting PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch, said Monay. "Extremely dangerous weather is expected over the next few days, and although we will have crews treating roads around the clock, motorists should remain prepared for exceptionally icy conditions," Schoch said. "All it takes is one stuck vehicle or crash to halt traffic and create lengthy delays." "If you must travel, vehicle emergency kits are essential and motorists should ensure that their vehicle’s gas tank is as full as possible," he added. According to Schoch, PennDOT has a specific strategy for coping with ice …
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Many Bristol Township Residents Not Satisfied With Neighborhood Snow Removal
Days after a major winter storm dumped more than one foot of snow in Bucks County and surrounding regions, some residents in Bristol Township said officials are not doing enough to make sure neighborhood roads are clear.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
The latest snowfall made it difficult to travel on roadways throughout Bucks County, but many area residents didn't let the white stuff stop them.
The latest snowfall made it difficult to travel on roadways throughout Bucks County, but many area residents didn't let the white stuff stop them. What did you do this snow day? Levittown Patch is looking for your snow photos. Feel free to share them with us and tell us how the snow has impacted your neighborhood.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Snow-covered roads and black ice are major concerns as commuters hit roadways
Snow-covered roads and black ice are major concerns as commuters hit roadways on Tuesday. The National Weather Service is advising drivers to be cautious, as many roads in the area are icy and snow-covered. NWS said some roads that were cleared after the snow storm developed black ice overnight. Extra travel time is advised. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation lifted speed limit restrictions in five counties in the Eastern portion of the state on Monday afternoon. Although PennDOT urged motorists to drive carefully, it lifted restrictions on the following highways: Speed limits on those highways were restored to 55 mph, after they were reduced to 45 mph on Sunday evening as the winter storm impacted the region, PennDOT said in a…