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  Pennsylvania Highways:  Pennsylvania Turnpike
In 1946, the Turnpike was recognized by a competitor: the Pennsylvania Railroad.
The bridge was constructed and jointly financed by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission.
In a 1954 Turnpike brochure was the sentence.
www.pahighways.com /toll/PATurnpike.html   (15067 words)

 Pennsylvania @ NorthEastRoads.com - Interstate 76 / Pennsylvania Turnpike Westbound
Exit 298 (Morgantown Interchange) composes the southern terminus of Interstate 176 at junction Pennsylvania 10.
Pennsylvania 997 flows southward from the Pennsylvania Turnpike to Roxbury, Pleasant Hall, and U.S. 11 outside of Chambersburg.
The federal highway interchanges with the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the Fort Littleton Interchange of Exit 180.
www.northeastroads.com /i-076d_pa.html   (3218 words)

 The Pennsylvania Turnpike - About the PTC
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission works constantly to limit the probability of incidents of the Turnpike, however, incidents still occur.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is committed to ensuring that the Unified Incident Command model is successful and remains operational when implemented on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
The Turnpike supports that commitment, not only in terms of personnel, but also in terms of dollars and training to ensure that the training curriculum is appropriate and timely, and effectively responds to the needs of our customers.
www.paturnpike.com /geninfo/opsmgnt/opsmgmnt.aspx   (617 words)

 Delmarva Highways :: The Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike (Breezewood, PA)
Eastern terminus of the abandoned turnpike, in Breezewood.
The PA Turnpike Commission is still using the property for equipment storage.
A PA Turnpike elevation marker, on the Oregon Road overpass.
www.delmarvahighways.com /patpk.htm   (553 words)

 History and pictures of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and tunnels
Whether the Pennsylvania Turnpike could generate enough revenues from the collection of tolls was the subject of many a debate prior to its opening.
The Turnpike had only been open for a little over a year when the United States was drawn into World War II, and for the next four years the volume of traffic on the Turnpike was drastically curtailed, as was traffic elsewhere during the war.
Further plans were made to extend the turnpike across the Delaware River to connect with the New Jersey turnpike, and to extend the turnpike from a point near Norristown north to Scranton.
users.zoominternet.net /~jamieo/Turnpike_Page.htm   (2680 words)

 Pennsylvania Turnpike - Abandoned Roadways and Tunnels
The Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike, by John A. Barrick
The Abandoned PA Turnpike and Tunnels near Breezewood as seen through the lens of Bernie Newman.
Pennsylvania Turnpike's Abandoned Sections, and Pennsylvania Turnpike, by Pennsylvania Highways
www.pennways.com /Penna_Tpk_Aband.html   (106 words)

 Ohio Turnpike Commission
Turnpike customers may call a service other than one contracted with the Commission; however, only authorized DVS providers may recover accidents, and no outside service is allowed to make a U-turn or to use any access other than a toll plaza.
There are currently 31 interchanges on the Ohio Turnpike, 26 provide access to and from U.S., state and interstate routes, and two terminals connect with the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the east and the Indiana Toll Road in the west.
While the Turnpike does receive $.05 per gallon of gasoline purchased only at the Turnpike service stations, this money is earmarked for improvements of the infrastructure carrying or connecting to state routes along the Turnpike corridor.
www.ohioturnpike.org /services.html   (1996 words)

 Abandoned Pennsylvania Turnpike - Site Directory
With the widespread popularity of abandoned Turnpike exploration, these photos capture the exterior of the abandoned tunnels closer to their operable form than they are today.
When the Pennsylvania Turnpike first opened from Middlesex to Irwin in 1940, the new toll road was truly "America's Tunnel Highway." A trip from one end to the other would take a motorist through seven different tunnels: (from east to west) Blue Mountain, Kittatinny, Tuscarora, Sideling Hill, Ray's Hill, Allegheny, and Laurel Hill.
The real history of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is not when it was built in 1938-40 but the actual abandoned railroad alignment that it was to have followed.
www.offroaders.com /album/centralia/links/Abandoned_Turnpike.html   (657 words)

 PA Turnpike News Release
In addition to the vehicle fleet and patrols, 22 reflective signs are being installed along the highway to inform motorists of this program and instruct them to dial *-11 on their mobile phones for assistance or to report an accident or incident they witness or are involved in.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is the third U.S. highway to feature the State Farm Safety Patrol; similar programs exist in Florida and Colorado.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike stretches 359 miles from Ohio to New Jersey, passing north of the Pittsburgh and Philadelphia metropolitan areas; it includes the Northeastern Extension (I-476) running 110 miles from Philadelphia to Scranton, as well as the western spurs, or Turnpike offshoots, running 68 miles in and around the greater Pittsburgh area.
www.paturnpike.com /news/2007/mar/nr030107_FarmWest.htm   (820 words)

 Pennsylvania Turnpike-Delaware River Extension (I-276)
The groundwork for the Delaware River Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike was laid down in 1947, when the Federal Bureau of Public Roads (BPR) proposed a northern circumferential route through the Philadelphia suburbs along the current route of I-276.
This came after the defeat of a proposal by some Pennsylvania officials to designate the Delaware River Extension as part of I-76, which would have made the length of the mainline Pennsylvania Turnpike I-76 in its entirety.
The Mid-County interchange project was to connect the Delaware River and Northeast extensions of the Pennsylvania Turnpike with Ridge Pike and the new Mid-County Expressway / "Blue Route" (I-476).
www.phillyroads.com /roads/pa-turnpike_delaware-river   (2509 words)

 Ohio Turnpike at AllExperts
It enters Ohio at the Pennsylvania state line near Petersburg, Ohio, feeding to and from the Pennsylvania Turnpike and at the Indiana state line, feeding to and from the Indiana Toll Road near Columbia, Ohio.
The Turnpike was built during the 1950s by the Ohio Turnpike Commission which continues to own and operate it.
It should be noted that the Ohio Turnpike actually enters within the city limits of a number of cities along its route--notably, Toledo, Elyria, and several cities in the Southern portion of Cuyahoga County.
en.allexperts.com /e/o/oh/ohio_turnpike.htm   (926 words)

Construct extensions to the existing turnpike from a point westerly of existing Interchange 2 extending northerly to a connection with the existing interchange between U.S. Route 422 and proposed State Route 60 in Lawrence County and extending southerly to a connection with existing State Route 60 in Beaver County at or near State Route 51.
Construct an extension to the turnpike from a point at or near Interchange 8 in Westmoreland County extending northerly to an interchange with State Route 66 northwest of Greensburg and continuing northerly to an interchange with U.S. Route 22 south of Delmont.
The turnpikes and the future toll road conversions authorized by this chapter are hereby or shall be made part of the Pennsylvania Turnpike System, as provided in the act of August 14, 1951 (P.L.1232, No.282), referred to as the Pennsylvania Turnpike System Financing Act.
members.aol.com /StatutesP5/75.Cp.89.html   (826 words)

 ESRI News - Spring 2001 ArcNews -- Pennsylvania Turnpike Maintains Roadway and Driver Safety with GIS
The Pennsylvania Turnpike became the forerunner of the country's Interstate Highway Network that today consists of approximately 43,000 miles including 2,300 miles as toll roads.
With several new expansion projects throughout Pennsylvania, including the newly opened six-mile-long Mason-Dixon link on Pennsylvania's side of the Mon-Fayette Expressway in western Pennsylvania, the turnpike provides 512 miles of limited access toll highway.
The PTC submitted the EIS project to the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association and was honored with the 2000 Toll Innovation and Excellence Award.
www.esri.com /news/arcnews/spring01articles/pennturnpike.html   (1175 words)

 Pennsylvania Turnpike
At the time, this was the second tunnel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike as one went eastward on the highway.
By the mid 1960s, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission decided to address the somewhat serious traffic bottlenecks that were developing at the entrances to their seven mainline tunnels.
This page is in no way connected to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, nor is any interchange planned to be constructed to it in the forseeable future.
my.athenet.net /~mgk920/pennatpk.html   (1074 words)

 Pennsylvania ...
The Pennsylvania Turnpike was originally an idea for a railroad, which started in the 1880s but was never completed.4 1/2 miles of tunneling was completed at 7 mountains from Laurel Mountain to Blue Mountain.
The original turnpike used most of Vanderbilt's right-of-way and several of the half-finished tunnels for the turnpike.
The size of the existing single-track bores, and the available technology of the time dictated that the turnpike tunnels also be single-bore, with one lane of traffic in each direction.
www.pumpwarehouse.com /pat.html   (771 words)

 About E-ZPass
The Turnpike Commission provides this site as a public service and to provide information about the Pennsylvania Turnpike, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the services it offers, and it is for those purposes only that the site may be used.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission makes no claims, promises or guarantees, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability, timeliness, or completeness of the information provided via this web site.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike does not warrant that this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.
www.paturnpike.com /geninfo/terms.aspx   (561 words)

 SAP - The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to Combine the Power of SAP and Microsoft Office with Selection of Duet
SAP - The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to Combine the Power of SAP and Microsoft Office with Selection of Duet
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to Combine the Power of SAP and Microsoft Office with Selection of Duet
“In adopting Duet, the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has again demonstrated its commitment to leveraging innovative technology that will help the commission better serve its constituents and become a best-run government agency.”
www.sap.com /Company/Press/Press.epx?PressID=6552   (848 words)

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