PennDOT to study extreme weather vulnerability of state’s transportation system

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is conducting a yearlong study to examine the effects of extreme weather conditions on its transportation system. The study will look into past weather events while also considering future probabilities. With the study, PennDOT wants to “increase the resiliency of … assets and adopt strategies into planning, design and operations to allow PennDOT to successfully cope with severe weather events,” it said.