Southbound I-279 Parkway North Lane Restriction Wednesday in Pittsburgh

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on southbound I-279 (Parkway North), in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday, November 22 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur on southbound I-279 between the Venture Street (Exit 4) and East Street (Exit 2B) interchanges from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday. Additionally, stoppages of 15 minutes or less will occur on the McKnight Road ramp to southbound I-279.  Crews will conduct pavement profile measurements.

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.

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 Please write “Subscribe – Parkway North” 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 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.

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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