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​HOV Lanes

A High Occupancy Vehicle Lane, or HOV Lane, is used to reduce congestion along Interstate 279, the Parkway North, by promoting ridesharing via carpooling,  vanpooling or public transportation. With the exception of motorcycles, all vehicles using the HOV lane must have at least two people in them from 6:00 AM to   10:00 AM and 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Access points 

Inbound:
Entrances: I-279 South near the Perrysville Avenue Interchange; North Hills Park and Ride Lot; McKnight Road
Exits: Anderson Street; Stadium Drive; I-279 South between Madison Avenue and PA 65; Bedford Avenue

Outbound:
Entrances: Bedford Avenue; Stadium Street; Anderson Avenue
Exits: McKnight Road; North Hills Park and Ride Lot; I-279 North near the Perrysville Interchange

Hours of operation

Inbound:
Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM - 10:00 AM (HOV 2+)

Outbound:
Monday - Friday, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM (HOV 2+), 7:00 PM - 5:00 AM (Unrestricted Use)
Friday, 7:00 PM - Monday, 5:00 AM (Unrestricted Use)

Closed:
Monday - Friday, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

  HOV Lanes - Access Points