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Northbound I-279 Parkway North Overnight Lane Restrictions Continue in Pittsburgh

10/10/2018

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on northbound I-279 (Parkway North) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Tuesday night, October 10 weather permitting.

Single and double lane restrictions will occur as needed on northbound I-279 between the Suffolk Street Bridge and the McKnight Road/Evergreen Road (Exit 4) interchange from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday nights through Saturday night, October 20.  Crews will conduct sawing and sealing operations.

Additionally, daylight lane restrictions will occur according to the following schedule: 

  • Northbound I-279 lane restriction from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day through Saturday, October 13 between the Perrysville Avenue (Exit 5) and Camp Horne Road (Exit 8) interchanges. Crews will conduct cable guiderail installation.

  • Southbound I-279 lane restrictions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day through Saturday, October 13 between the Camp Horne Road (Exit 8) and Perrysville Avenue interchanges.  Crews will conduct cable guiderail installation.

  • Northbound I-279 lane restriction from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day through Friday, October 19 between the East Street Bridge and Suffolk Street Bridge. Crews will conduct moment slab work.

  • Northbound I-279 shoulder closure from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day through Friday, October 19 at the McKnight Road/Evergreen Road (Exit 4) interchange.  Crews will conduct lighting and electrical upgrades.

  • Southbound I-279 shoulder closure from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day through Friday, October 19 at the East Street (Exit 4) interchange.  Crews will conduct lighting and electrical upgrades.

The $87.94 million I-279 Parkway North Improvement Project includes concrete patching and overlay, preservation of 30 bridges and 49 overhead sign structures, repairs to 29 walls, ramp repairs, lighting improvements, HOV lane operation systems upgrades, sign upgrades, guide rail and drainage improvements, and an anti-icing system installation on bridges at the McKnight Road interchange.

Crews from the Trumbull Corporation and Lindy Paving will conduct the work.  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 stcowan@pa.gov. 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 www.511PA.com. 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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