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I-279 Parkway North Lane Restrictions 9/14-9/16 in Pittsburgh

PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on I-279 (Parkway North), in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur this weekend, Friday night through Sunday afternoon, September 14-16 weather permitting.

I-279 will be reduced to a single-lane of traffic according to the following schedule:

  • Southbound direction between the Camp Horne Road (Exit 8) and Perrysville Avenue (Exit 5) interchanges from Friday night at 7 p.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday morning.
  • Northbound direction traffic between the Suffolk Street Bridge and the McKnight Road/Evergreen Road (Exit 4) interchange from 6 a.m. Saturday morning to 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Additionally, the Hazlett Street (Exit 3) on and off-ramps will close to traffic from 6 a.m. Saturday to 3 p.m. Sunday. The Hazlett Street on-ramp to northbound I-279 will reopen after the Pitt game on Saturday to help alleviate congestion issues. It will reclose once traffic is cleared.

Crews will conduct milling and paving operations.

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 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 860 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.


Northbound I-279 HOV Lane Off-ramp to McKnight Road Closed in Pittsburgh

PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of the McKnight Road off-ramp from the northbound I-279 High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes is underway in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

The off-ramp to McKnight Road from the northbound Parkway North HOV lanes is closed due to attenuator repair and concrete preparatory work.  The ramp will be closed until further notice.  All northbound traffic from I-279 to McKnight Road will use the McKnight Road/Evergreen Road (Exit 4) off-ramp.

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 stcowan@pa.gov. 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 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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