Pennsylvania Department of Transportation News

Pedestrian blames Newtown Township, PennDOT, Delaware County for fall

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jul 10, 2018

MEDIA — A pedestrian is suing the Township of Newtown, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Delaware County and Daniel Fledderman and Colleen Fledderman, citing alleged failure to warn, liability, and negligence.

PennDOT wins discrimination case of employee who allegedly stole dirt from work site

By Amanda Thomas | Jun 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge has granted a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) motion for summary judgment in a discrimination case brought by a former employee who claims she was discriminated against based on her disability and gender.

Parents of boy who ran onto train tracks and was struck settle lawsuit against CSX for $250K

By Carrie Salls | Sep 6, 2017

MEDIA – The Delaware County Court of Common Pleas earlier this year signed off on a $250,000 settlement regarding a then-11-year-old boy who was hit by a train in Darby on his way to school even though the crossing gates were down and its lights were flashing.

Group challenges PennDOT evaluation to destroy historic Sheephole Bridge

By Louie Torres | Aug 24, 2017

PHILADELPHIA – A nonprofit organization is seeking to halt the destruction of a historical stone bridge in Bucks County.

Commonwealth Court issues rulings in lawsuit over exposed Philadelphia trolley track

By Corinne Lincoln-Pinheiro | Apr 26, 2017

PHILADELPHIA — The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has reversed some decisions of a trial court regarding the case of a Philadelphia man who sustained injuries when his motor scooter struck an exposed and discontinued trolley track in 2013.

State court upholds PennDot's decision to deny advertising sign off State Route 322

By Melissa Busch | Apr 21, 2017

A state court recently affirmed the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's decision to deny a permit for an ad sign that was visible from State Route 322, citing a law that restricts billboards within 500 feet of an interchange.

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