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Lane Closure Between Evans City and Zelienople on I-79 Northbound


The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is announcing a right lane closure on I-79 Northbound between mile marker 84 and mile marker 87 in Butler County.

The area affected is between Exit 83 – Evans City and Exit 87 Zelienople.  This work involves underdeck steel repairs and is expected to remain in place through Sunday August 8, 2021.

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