Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing single-lane restrictions on Route 28 in various municipalities in
Allegheny County, will occur this weekend, Friday night through Monday morning,
September 18-21 weather permitting.
restriction will occur on Route 28 in each direction between the Millvale (Exit
3B) interchange and the Highland Park Bridge from 7 p.m. Friday night
continuously through 5 a.m. Monday morning as crews conduct concrete patching,
bridge deck work, and paving operations.
Off-peak daylight and
overnight lane restrictions, as well as weekend work, will occur on this $11.54
million improvement project. Milling and paving work will occur on Route 28
between the Millvale (Exit 3B) interchange in Shaler Township and the Highland
Park Bridge/Aspinwall (Exit 6) interchange in Sharpsburg Borough and O’Hara
Township. Additional work includes bridge preservation work, reestablishment of
existing slopes, concrete patching and overlay work, guide rail and drainage
upgrades, utility adjustments, ITS installation, signing and pavement marking
improvements, and other miscellaneous construction activities. The overall
project is expected to conclude in the spring of 2021 and will be coordinated
with other projects occurring on Route 28.
LLC is the prime contractor.
Please use caution
when traveling through the corridor. Work zone safety is everyone’s
Work on this project
will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of
Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will
include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and
job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant
To help keep motorists
informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for
Route 28 traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email
addresses to email@example.com. Please write “Subscribe – Route 28” in the subject
Motorists can check
conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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 950 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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