Latest Scott Christie Stories

2011-01-26 08:23:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting PennDOT Secretary Scott Christie, P.E., said today that PennDOT crews have made final checks on its fleet of more than 2,200 trucks in preparation for a mixed bag of winter precipitation that will impact many areas of Pennsylvania today and into this evening. "Our crews are prepared to tackle whatever winter conditions come our way," Christie said. "We also urge the public to monitor forecasts, pack a vehicle emergency kit...

2010-02-04 10:33:00

Drivers Reminded to Pack Emergency Kit HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With significant snow accumulations forecast for much of Pennsylvania on Feb. 5 and 6, PennDOT today urged motorists to avoid traveling Friday night through Saturday evening and urged those who must venture out to pack an emergency survival kit. "Travel during the storm will be extremely risky and motorists really need to ask themselves if their trip is an absolute necessity or if it can be avoided...

2009-12-18 10:48:00

Motorists Urged to Use Common Sense, Check Conditions and Weather Forecast HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With severe winter weather expected in parts of the state this weekend, PennDOT is urging motorists in affected areas not to travel unless absolutely necessary. Winter roads are not a place for casual drives. "Whenever heavy snow or ice is forecast - as it is for many areas this weekend - the smartest decision drivers can make is to stay off the roads," said...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.