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Turnpike Safety

AUTOMATED WORK ZONE SPEED ENFORCEMENT

AUTOMATED WORK ZONE SPEED ENFORCEMENT

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The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), are implementing a statewide Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) program to reduce work zone speeds, change driver behavior, and improve work zone safety for workers and motorists. For more information on the Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement program, including a list of projects where the units are deployed, visit WorkZoneCameras.PennDOT.gov.

LEARN ABOUT PHOTO-ENFORCED SPEED LIMITS.

To help protect PA Turnpike Workers, we’re placing cameras in various—and changing—work zones. Speed, and you’ll receive a warning, then a fine. To know where these cameras are right now, visit the traffic camera page.

FAQ’s

  • Why are Photo-Enforced Speed Limits in use?
    To reduce accidents and protect Turnpike workers and motorists.
  • How do Photo-Enforced Speed Limits work?
    Exceed work zone speed limits by 11 mph or more and the camera takes a photo of your license plate.
  • What are the penalties?
    First offense is a warning letter. Second offense is a $75 fine. Third offense (and every offense afterward) is a $150 fine.
  • How will I know when I’m entering a Photo-Enforced Speed Limit area?
    Signs will be posted leading up to each work zone. Camera locations are also listed at https://www.paturnpike.com/cameras/.
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