|Highway Occupancy Permits (HOP)|
PennDOT provides a variety of different HOPs:
Utility Permits may be issued to install, repair, replace, connect, remove, or disconnect privately, publicly or cooperatively owned lines, facilities and systems which directly or indirectly serve the public or any part thereof.
Driveway/Local Road Permits may be issued to install, alter, or remove a driveway, street or other means of passage of vehicles between the highway and abutting property.
Miscellaneous Permits may be issued to perform seismograph testing, embankment alterations, surface openings, roadway improvements; construct, replace, or remove curb and/or sidewalk; connect to Department drainage facilities; open test holes; install, repair, replace or remove non-utility structures, tipples, conveyors, pedestrian overhead crossings, subways, mines, or pedestrian underpass crossings.