Newsmakers to Air This Sunday, June 24 : Topic PennDOT

Published 06/22 2012 08:01PM

Updated 06/22 2012 08:25PM

This Sunday's Newsmakers Program on WBRE TV will features Road Construction, Bridge Inspections and the Rules of the Road with PennDOT.
   The monthly Public Affairs program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda.

    Bugda will have as her guests, James May, Michael Taluto from PennDOT District 04 and Rick Mason of PennDOT District 03. They will discuss the construction projects currently underway in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania. The panel will also discuss Pennsylvania's new texting law and the many programs PennDOT offers drivers in the Commonwealth.

Newsmakers will air this Sunday, June 24th at 5:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on WBRE TV.
  The program will re-broadcast on Sunday, July 1st at 5:30 a.m. on WBRE and will also air on Saturday, June 30th at 6 a.m. on WYOU-TV.

For more information:

If you have any road concerns you can call PennDOT's toll free hotline at 1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623)
Road Conditions
call "511" or visit for interstate conditions

A District is a region of the state. PennDOT has divided the state into 11 Districts. Each has a District Executive who is in charge of all roads and bridges in their part of the state. District 4-0 covers 6 counties of Northeastern PA: Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming.''

District 3-0. Situated in scenic north central Pennsylvania, our district covers nine counties. They are Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union and Bradford.

Pennsylvania's law prohibiting text-based communication while driving went into effect at 12:01 a.m. on March 8, making texting while driving a primary offense carrying a $50 fine.

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