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Northbound Route 28 Will Have Single-Lane Restrictions In Effect on Friday and Saturday Nights, 8/7 – 8/8

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a single-lane restriction on northbound Route 28 in various municipalities in Allegheny County, will occur this weekend, Friday night through Saturday night, August 7-8 weather permitting.

A single-lane restriction will occur on northbound Route 28 between the Millvale (Exit 3B) interchange and the Highland Park Bridge from 7 p.m. Friday night continuously through 8 p.m. Saturday night as crews conduct concrete patching work. No restrictions will occur on southbound Route 28.

Off-peak daylight and overnight lane restrictions, as well as weekend work, will occur on this $11.54 million improvement project. Milling and paving work will occur on Route 28 between the Millvale (Exit 3B) interchange in Shaler Township and the Highland Park Bridge/Aspinwall (Exit 6) interchange in Sharpsburg Borough and O’Hara Township. Additional work includes bridge preservation work, reestablishment of existing slopes, concrete patching and overlay work, guide rail and drainage upgrades, utility adjustments, ITS installation, signing and pavement marking improvements, and other miscellaneous construction activities. The overall project is expected to conclude in the spring of 2021 and will be coordinated with other projects occurring on Route 28.

Gulisek Construction, LLC is the prime contractor.

Please use caution when traveling through the corridor. Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.


High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes Close, on 3/17, and to Close Indefinitely to Traffic in Pittsburgh and Ross

PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes in Ross Township and the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

The HOV lanes closed to traffic for public safety purposes this afternoon, on 3/17, and will remain shutdown indefinitely to traffic.

To help keep motorists informed, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for I-279 Parkway North traffic advisories. 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 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.

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