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Southbound Route 28 Lane Restriction begins Monday, 3/25

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on southbound Route 28 in O’Hara Township and Sharpsburg and Aspinwall boroughs, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, March 25 weather permitting.

A single-lane restriction will occur on southbound Route 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Friday, March 29 as crews from Armstrong Drilling, Inc. and Michael Baker International conduct geotechnical drilling operations for the future Highland Park Interchange project. The lane restriction will occur between the Delafield Avenue Bridge and the Highland Park Bridge ramp to southbound Route 28.

Additionally, restrictions may occur on Virginia Avenue Extension, Highland Terrace, and the ramp from Virginia Avenue Extension to southbound Route 28. Traffic will be maintained.


I-279 Parkway North Shoulder Improvement Work Underway in Ohio and Ross Townships and the City of Pittsburgh Through Late March

PennDOT District 11 is announcing shoulder improvement work is underway on the Parkway North (I-279) in Ohio and Ross townships and the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

Single-lane and shoulder restrictions will occur as needed in various locations on the Parkway North between the Perrysville Avenue (Exit 5) and just north of the Camp Horne Road (Exit 8) interchanges through late March.  A single-lane restriction will occur as needed in the eastbound direction on Camp Horne Road between Ben Avon Heights Road and the on-ramp to southbound I-279 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday. Crews from Bronder Technical Services will conduct utility work.Additionally, restrictions will occur at the Camp Horne Road, Bellevue/West View, and Perrysville Avenue ramps. Restrictions will occur as crews construct shoulder improvement work according to the following schedule:

Northbound (outbound)

  • Shoulder restrictions from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekdays

Southbound (inbound)

  • Right shoulder restrictions from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays

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 repairs, 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.


I-279 Parkway North Improvements begin Tuesday, 3/26, in Pittsburgh

PennDOT District 11 is announcing improvement work in various locations on the I-279 Parkway North Improvement Project in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Tuesday, March 26 weather permitting.

Restrictions will occur in the following locations:

  • Route 28 between River Avenue and the Chestnut Street overpass. Crews will conduct overhead sign painting and inlet rebuilds weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through late April. A lane closure will occur.
  • Southbound I-279 between Suffolk Street and East Ohio Street (Exit 2B). Crews will conduct wall painting weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through late May. A single-lane restriction and shoulder closure will occur.
  • Madison Avenue at the intersection with East North Avenue. Bridge dam replacement will occur 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.  A left lane closure will occur.

Crews from the Trumbull Corporation will conduct the work.


I-279 Parkway North Lane, Shoulder Restrictions begin Monday, 3/25, and will Continue through Mid-June

PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane and shoulder restrictions in various locations on the I-279 Parkway North Improvement Project in the City of Pittsburgh, and Ross and Ohio townships, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, March 25 weather permitting.

Restrictions will occur in the following locations:

  • Northbound and southbound I-279 between the Camp Horne Road (Exit 8) interchange and the Suffolk Street Bridge.  A single-lane restriction will occur in each direction weeknights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through mid-June as crews conduct guiderail upgrades, sawing and sealing operations, and rumble strip and pavement marking installation work.
  • Southbound I-279 from the East Street Bridge overpass to the East Ohio Street overpass.  A long-term shoulder restriction will be implemented from 10 a.m. Monday continuously through Friday, April 26 to allow bridge jacking work and wall repairs.
  • Ramp from northbound I-279 to Camp Horne Road (Exit 8). A long-term shoulder restriction will be implemented from 6 a.m. Monday continuously through mid-June as crews conduct culvert repair work.

Crews from the Trumbull Corporation will conduct the work.


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