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Tuesday, November 12, 2019

BARTA to Suspend Bus Service for Memorial Day

Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority will be suspending its bus service and BARTA Special Services on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2019. Regular service will resume on...

Apple Maps “Street View” Car Spotted in Berks County

Traveling the country with specialized cameras and sensors on their roofs "street view" cars compile a 360 view of local roads. Most commonly associated with Google, Apple...

PennDOT to Shift Lanes of PA 73 During Roundabout Project

PennDOT has announced an update to the Oley Township traffic circle project, located at the intersection of PA 73 and PA 662. Starting Sunday evening construction crews...

BARTA Offering Free Rides to Bicyclists for Bike Week

Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority will be offering a free rides for any passenger who chooses to travel multi-modal style during National Bike to Work Week, Monday,...

Amity Township 562 Bridge Replacement Will Now Last into December

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced today work to replace the PA 562 Bridge over Manatawny Creek in Amity Township, Berks County will now last into December. Work...
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Accident on I-78 West Closes Highway near Krumsville Exit

An accident on I-78 closed both Westbound lanes Thursday afternoon. Emergency crews responded to the accident, which was located just passed the Krumsville Road exit (Route 737). With...

Bridge Damage Causes Lane Closure on 422 West Near 176

Update 5/6/19: Additional slope stabilization work is being performed at the US 422 West Bridge over the Schuylkill River where deterioration to an abutment and roadway shoulder...
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Tractor Trailer Fire Shuts Down I-178 Near Lenhartsville

UPDATE I-78 has been reopened I-78 has been shut down in both directors Monday morning following a tractor trailer crash which resulted in cab catching fire. The accident...

BARTA Bus Service Suspended for Labor Day

Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority has announced it will not be operating the BARTA Bus Service or BARTA Special Services shared-ride service on Labor Day, Monday, September...

PennDOT Investing $281 Million to Repair Regional Roads

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today highlighted transportation investments for 2019 in the district’s six-county, east central region. More than 130 highway and bridge contracts are expected...