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Northbound I-279 Parkway North Lane Restrictions Continue Friday and Saturday (9/22-9/23) in Allegheny County

PennDOT District 11 is announcing single-lane restrictions on northbound I-279 (Parkway North) in Ross and Ohio townships, Allegheny County, will continue Friday and Saturday, September 22-23 weather permitting.

A northbound I-279 single-lane restriction will occur between the Perrysville Avenue (Exit 5) and Camp Horne Road (Exit 8) interchanges according to the following schedule:

  • Friday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Friday night, September 22 at 7 p.m. through Saturday morning, September 23 at 6 a.m.

Crews will conduct line eradication and painting work.

Please use caution while driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

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 stcowan@pa.gov. 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 825 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.

Southbound I-279 Parkway North Lane Restrictions this Weekend (9/22-9/25) in Pittsburgh

Venture Street and East Street Ramp Closures Friday Night

PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on southbound I-279 (Parkway North), in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur this weekend, Friday night, September 22 through Monday morning, September 25 weather permitting.

The following restrictions will occur this weekend:

  • Southbound I-279 will be reduced to a single-lane in the three-lane section between the Venture Street and the North Shore exits for the entire weekend for paving.
  • A single-lane restriction will occur in the two-lane section of southbound I-279 between the Venture Street and North Shore exits for the entire weekend for paving.
  • The East Street off-ramp from southbound I-279 will close to traffic from 7 p.m. Friday night through 6 a.m. Saturday morning for paving.  Traffic will be detoured.
  • The Venture Street on-ramp to southbound I-279 will close to traffic from 7 p.m. Friday night through 6 a.m. Saturday morning for paving. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detours

East Street Off-ramp

  • From southbound I-279, take the Venture Street (Exit 4) off-ramp – (This is before the East Street exit)
  • Turn left onto East Street
  • Continue to follow East Street
  • End detour

Venture Street On-ramp

  • From the intersection of East Street and Venture Street, take East Street northbound
  • East Street becomes Evergreen Road
  • Continue straight onto McKnight Road
  • Turn right onto Nelson Run Road
  • Turn right onto West View Avenue
  • Take the ramp to southbound McKnight Road
  • From McKnight Road take the ramp to I-279 South toward Pittsburgh
  • End detour

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. Work will occur in the southbound direction in 2017.

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 responsibility.

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 stcowan@pa.gov. 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 825 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.

I-279 Parkway North Changes

Click here to view the traffic patterns for phase 1A

Click here to view the I-279 Crossover Locations

 

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