Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing rehabilitation work on the East North Avenue Bridge in the City of
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Friday, March 8 weather permitting.
Beginning at 6 a.m.
Friday morning, the East North Avenue Bridge over I-279 (Parkway North) will
close to traffic continuously through Wednesday, May 8. Crews will conduct bridge rehabilitation work
including concrete deck repairs, expansion dam replacement, bearing work, and
electrical service upgrades. Traffic will be detoured.
East North Avenue
Follow East Street south to
Turn left onto Tripoli Street
Turn left onto Madison Avenue
Follow bac to East North Avenue
Additionally, the left
lane of East Street in the area of the bridge will close to traffic
continuously through Wednesday, May 8.
rehabilitation work is part of the $87.94 million I-279 Parkway North
Improvement Project which also 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 major roadways 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.
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
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010
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