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Overnight Sign Improvement Work begins Monday in Allegheny County


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight signage improvement work in various locations in the City of Pittsburgh and Ross Township, Allegheny County, will begin Monday night, January 14 weather permitting.

Overnight signage improvement work requiring lane restrictions will occur from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. weeknights through Thursday night, January 24 in the following locations: 

  • Northbound I-279 between the East Street Bridge and Gerst Way Pedestrian Bridge in Pittsburgh

  • Northbound I-279 between the Sufflok Street Bridge and the Hazlett Street (Exit 3) interchange in Pittsburgh

  • Northbound I-279 between the Milroy Street Bridge and the McKnight Road/Evergreen Road (Exit 4) interchange in Pittsburgh

  • Northbound I-579 from the East Ohio Street Bridge to the Tripoli Street Bridge in Pittsburgh

  • Southbound I-279 between the Jacks Run Bridge in Ross Township to the East Ohio Street Bridge in Pittsburgh

  • McKnight Road/Evergreen Road (Exit 4) off-ramp between northbound I-279 and the ramp split at McKnight Road and Evergreen Road in Pittsburgh

Crews from the Trumbull Corporation will conduct the work.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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