PennDOT offers new online map to show when roads cleared of snow
Don McLoud | October 24, 2017

Pennsylvania drivers will want to check out a new online map that shows the last time a state road was plowed for snow.

The color-coded map debuts this winter on the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s website at 511PA.com.

Also to gear up for the winter season, PennDOT is seeking 480 temporary equipment operators to keep roads clear. To apply for a position, go to employment.pa.gov.

The snow-clearing map is update through PennDOT’s automated vehicle technology, which sends a cellular signal showing the location of each of the department’s 2,200 plow trucks.

Last year, the state plowed about 40,000 miles of road. That requires deploying about 4,800 workers.

PennDOT has also set up online winter driving tips at penndot.gov/winter.

 

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