Sunday, January 20, 2013
Short-term single-lane closures and traffic shifts will occur during daytime hours.
Expect short-term delays on Interstate 79 for overhead sign safety inspections starting Monday, PennDOT District 11 announced. The delays will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, weather permitting, in various locations along the entire I-79 corridor in Allegheny County—between Exit 73 Wexford and Exit 48 Southpointe. The intermittent, short-term single-lane closures and traffic shifts will occur as crews inspect signs. Motorists should use caution, allow extra time and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area. Visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major roadways before traveling.
Friday, October 19, 2012
In addition to several roads and ramps, the inbound Squirrel Hill tunnel will be closed all weekend long.
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Friday, October 19, 2012
PennDOT is working hard to finish up several key construction projects before the weather turns nasty. There are six key projects going on this weekend, including a few which will continue for weeks to come. The one with the biggest impact is the closing of the inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnels Friday night through Monday morning. We've got a map to show you which areas to avoid, along with links to more information about the individual projects. Good luck!
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Work picks up again tonight and continues overnight through Oct. 19.
PennDOT plans to continue overnight Route 65 work beginning on Thursday, Oct. 11. Traffic will be reduced to single lanes in each direction from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday through Oct. 19 from Sewickley to Beaver County. In the area of 65 between Chestnut Street and Hazel Lane in Edgeworth, only one of four lanes will remain open due to the narrow width of the boulevard. Work includes sawing and sealing, curbing, pavement markings, and other minor improvement activities. PennDOT advises motorists to allow extra time and be prepared for delays. Click here to sign up for our Robinson-Moon Patch daily newsletter.
Saturday, August 11, 2012
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Saturday, August 11, 2012
Ross and West View drivers heading south, east, or west should have few detours from PennDOT this weekend. However, the same cannot be said for the return trip home. Here's this week's orange cone alert: Parkway East (I-376) Squirrel Hill Tunnel Rehabilitation Traffic in the inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel on the Parkway East will be restricted to a single lane from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights for tunnel rehabilitation work. Grant Street Tunnel improvements Inbound Parkway East will be closed between Grant Street (Exit 71A) and the Fort Pitt Bridge/I-279 ramps from 9 p.m. on Friday through approximately noon Saturday. Crews will be performing repairs in the tunnel that carries Grant Street over I-376. The ramp from Grant …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Traffic through Emsworth will be reduced to a single lane in each direction around-the-clock beginning at 6 a.m for approximately two weeks through mid to late July.
Traffic on Route 65 will be reduced to one lane starting at Monday, July 9 when improvement work begins in Allegheny and Beaver counties, according to PennDOT. The $5.1 million project aims to improve Route 65, also known as Ohio River Boulevard, in various locations. The overall 4.5 mile project includes milling and resurfacing, drainage, guide rail, curbing, signs, signals, structure repairs and other improvements in Emsworth, Sewickley, Edgeworth, Leetsdale and Ambridge boroughs. Initial work will occur in Emsworth between Camp Horne Road and Terrace Drive. Crews will improve drainage, patch, mill and resurface and install ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) ramps. The prime contractor is Lindy Paving of New Castle. Overall work will…
Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Allegheny County Airport Authority says the project is nearing completion.
The Ewing Road on-and-off ramps along Interstate 376 East are to reopen to motorists Oct. 31, said Pittsburgh International Airport spokeswoman Joann Jenny. The Allegheny County Airport Authority shuttered the roadway’s ramps June 27 to install traffic roundabouts in the area. Motorists have been forced to take detours around the closed ramps while work on the $950,000-project takes place. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation earlier this year issued the authority a highway occupancy permit for the project. Randy Forester, senior director of development for the authority, said the roundabouts will help better manage traffic in the intersection, which is expected to greatly increase in the next decade. Forester said the reason to …
Friday, March 4, 2011
Routine road inspections will be performed in the borough of Thornburg.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will perform road inspections Monday and Tuesday on the bridge that carries Route 60 over railroad tracks, Napor Boulevard and the Chartiers Creek in Thornburg. Single lane closures will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both days between Ingram Avenue and West Steuben Street and between Baldwin and Cornell roads on the bridge, according to a PennDOT statement. Commuters are advised that delays and changing traffic patterns will occur. Crews from SAI Consulting Engineers will be conducting the inspections.
Monday, January 10, 2011
PennDOT at work on $13.7 million project.
Drivers on Montour Run and Ridge roads may experience evening traffic delays through the week. Pennsylvania Department of Transportation crews will be installing and repairing sign lighting, and lane closures are expected from 10 p.m. to 6 p.m. between exits 58 and 61 along Interstate 376 West, according to PennDOT spokesman Jim Struzzi. Struzzi said the work is a part of a $13.7 million project that includes parts of Routes 22, 30 and 60 and the Parkway West. The ramps will remain open throughout the construction.