Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing lane restrictions on Route 65 and various ramps in Glenfield
Borough, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday and Thursday, January 13-14
restrictions and traffic shifts will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day for
paint containment installation work at the Neville Island Bridge at the
Route 65 in both directions at
the Neville Island Bridge
The Glenfield Viaduct
The ramp from Kilbuck Street to
northbound Route 65
The northbound I-79 ramp to
northbound Route 65
traffic stoppages of no more than 15 minutes will occur as needed each day.
$43 million I-79 Neville Island Bridge Rehabilitation Project includes
structural steel repairs, full structure painting, bearing and deck joint
replacements, deck repairs and overlays, bridge barrier repair, substructure
concrete work and drainage improvements. The project also includes
concrete roadway reconstruction, guide rail replacement and preservation work
on four sign structures. Additionally, preservation work will occur on the I-79
bridge over Deer Run Road, north of the Neville Island Bridge. Motorists will see ramp closures and
single-lane and shoulder closures in each direction on I-79 during daylight
off-peak and overnight hours. Other traffic impacts include four northbound
weekend closures in the in 2021 and four southbound weekend closures in 2022.
The overall project is expected to be completed in the summer of 2023.
Trumbull Corporation is the prime contractor.
help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email
distribution list for the I-79 Neville Island Bridge rehabilitation including
traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses
to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Subscribe – I-79” in the subject line.
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
1,000 traffic cameras.
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