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I-279 and Route 28 Pavement Marking Installation Monday in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh – PennDOT District 11 is announcing pavement marking installation work on I-279 (Parkway North) and Route 28 in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday, December 4 weather permitting.
Single-lane restrictions will occur from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in the following locations:
  • Southbound Route 28 between the Veterans Bridge/Fort Pitt Bridge (Exit 1A) off-ramp and East Lacock Street
  • Southbound I-279 at the Veterans Bridge (Exit 2A) off-ramp
Crews from the Trumbull Corporation and Lindy Paving will pavement marking installation.
The work is part of the $87.94 million I-279 Parkway North Improvement Project which includes concrete patching and overlay, preservation of 30 bridges and 49 overhead sign structures, repairs to 29 walls, ramp repairs, lighting improvements, HOV repairs, sign upgrades, guide rail and drainage improvements, and an anti-icing system installation on bridges at the McKnight Road interchange.
Please use caution while driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.
To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for I-279 Parkway North traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – Parkway North” in the subject line.
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 850 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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