About Us

Welcome to the official website of The Pennsylvania Towing Association. Our interest is in fostering and promoting the interest and welfare of towing, storage, and recovery operators in Pennsylvania.

This Association was started in 1986 when a group of towers saw the need for a group of people who cared about and would address the needs, wants, and issues of towers in Pennsylvania. Just twenty people put in $1000 each to start the towing association for our state. A second group of people – our founding members – donated $100 each. Those early members, several of whom formed our early steering committees, made this association possible.

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Latest News and Events

PTA Member’s, McGann & Chester, to the rescue for the Pittsburgh bridge collapse

Kudos to the team at McGann and Chester, LLC. for their work in playing an assist in recovering the articulating bus that was lost when the Fern Hollow Bridge collapsed on Friday in Pittsburgh. The team pulled the bus up the first 90 feet so it was in range for the Liebherr crane to reach it, among other vital things to prep it for Monday’s big lift. Towers can do just about anything! Click here to see more photos from this incredible recovery.

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