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Northbound Route 28 Shoulder Restriction Work To Take Place Monday Through Friday, April 26-30

PennDOT District 11 is announcing shoulder work on Route 28 in various municipalities in Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Friday, April 26-30 weather permitting.

Crews will conduct sign installation work requiring a shoulder restriction in on northbound Route 28 between the Millvale (Exit 3B) and Etna/Route 8 (Exit 5) interchanges from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day. No restrictions will occur in the travel lanes. Please use caution when traveling through the work zone.

Gulisek Construction, LLC is the prime contractor on this $11.54 million project that began in 2020. To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Route 28 traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to stcowan@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – Route 28” in the subject line.


Overnight Lane Restrictions In Both Directions Of Route 28 Will Occur Overnight On Weekdays Between Monday Night, 3/29, and Late August 2021

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a time change for the overnight single-lane restrictions on Route 28 in various municipalities in Allegheny County, will begin Monday night, March 29 weather permitting.

Overnight single-lane restrictions in both directions of Route 28 will occur from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday nights through late August. Restrictions will occur between the Highland Park Bridge and Delafield Avenue.  Crews will continue drainage improvement work. Friday and Saturday nights may be used for make-up days. Motorists should use extra caution when traveling through the work zone.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Route 28 traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to stcowan@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – Route 28” in the subject line.


Shoulder Restrictions On Ramps Connecting I-579 Veterans Bridge and Route 28 Begin on Monday, 3/22, and Will Extend Through Sunday, 4/25

PennDOT District 11 is announcing shoulder restrictions on the ramps connecting the I-579 Veterans Bridge and Route 28 in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will begin Monday, March 22 weather permitting.

Shoulder restrictions will occur on the off-ramp from the Veterans Bridge to northbound Route 28 and the on-ramp from southbound Route 28 to the Veterans Bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Sunday, April 25. Crews from the Power Contracting Company will replace the existing chevron signs with new lighted chevron signs.

Lighted chevrons are a Sequential Dynamic Lighting Curve Warning System utilizing LED or electric powered signs and wireless controllers with ultra-low power radar. The system flashes a series of chevron-shaped signs to warn and guide drivers through the upcoming sharp curve. This location was selected to combat the amount of run-off-the-road crashes in the area.


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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