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Northbound Route 28 Ramp to Northbound Route 8 Closure 4/25 in Etna

PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on northbound Route 28 ramp to northbound Route 8 in Etna Borough, Allegheny County, will occur tonight, Wednesday night, April 25 weather permitting.

The ramp that carries traffic from northbound Route 28 to northbound 8 will close to traffic from 9 p.m. tonight, Wednesday night to 2 a.m. Thursday morning as PennDOT crews conduct inspection activities.  Ramp traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour

  • From northbound Route 28, take the Exit 5A ramp to South Route 8/RD Fleming Bridge/Sharpsburg (62nd Street Bridge)
  • At the stop sign, turn right and cross the 62nd Street Bridge
  • Turn left onto southbound Route 8 (Butler Street) toward Highland Park
  • Take the ramp to Route 28/Highland Park Bridge
  • Cross the Highland Park Bridge and take the ramp to southbound Route 28
  • From southbound Route 28, take the Exit 5 ramp to northbound Route 8 toward Butler
  • End detour

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 850 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.


Route 2108 Forbes Avenue Improvements continue 4/23 – 4/25 in Pittsburgh

PennDOT District 11 is announcing minor work on Forbes Avenue (Route 2108) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday night, April 23 weather permitting.

Lane restrictions at various intersections on Forbes Avenue will occur Monday through Wednesday nights, April 23-25 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night as crews conduct trenching for conduit installation, and inlet, manhole and utility valve box adjustments. Major work (including paving operations) is not anticipated to begin until mid-May.

Additional work on this $10.19 million improvement project includes milling and resurfacing, signal upgrades with full replacements at several intersections, ADA curb cut ramp installation, new signalized pedestrian crossing between South Bouquet Street and Bigelow Boulevard, and painted bike lanes between from Bigelow Boulevard to Margaret Morrison Street. Daytime, overnight, and weekend work will occur through this heavily traveled corridor. Lane restrictions will be implemented, however no work impacting traffic will occur during rush hour periods. The overall project will conclude in November 2018.

Traffic restriction information will be provided each week throughout the project. Additional details regarding lane restrictions will be provided prior to the beginning of major construction.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Forbes Avenue traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to stcowan@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – Forbes Avenue” 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 850 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.

 

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