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
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
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
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 email@example.com. 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
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010
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