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Route 28 Phase Change Begins this Week in Allegheny County


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing the beginning of a new construction phase on Route 28 in various municipalities in Allegheny County, will begin tonight, Wednesday night, April 7 weather permitting.

Crews are currently working from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day this week to implement the next phase of traffic control on Route 28 between the Highland Park Bridge and Delafield Avenue. Once implemented, overnight single-lane restrictions will continue from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights through the duration of the project. However, the single-lane width will be narrowed to 11 feet in each direction

Please use caution when traveling through the work zone.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Route 28 traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – Route 28” in the subject line.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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 1,000 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.

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence counties at

Information about infrastructure in District 11, including completed work and significant projects, is available at Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at

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MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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