Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing northbound lane restrictions at the I-79 Neville Island Bridge in
Glenfield Borough and Robinson and Neville townships, Allegheny County, will
occur Saturday, January 8 weather permitting.
79 will be reduced to a single-lane of traffic from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday between the Route 51 Coraopolis/McKees Rocks (Exit 64) and Route 65
Emsworth/Sewickley (Exit 66) interchanges. Crews will conduct paint containment
removal work. No restrictions will occur in the southbound direction.
expect delays during peak travel times.
The $43 million I-79
Neville Island Bridge Rehabilitation Project includes structural steel repairs,
full structure painting, bearing and deck joint replacements, deck repairs and
overlays, bridge barrier repair, substructure concrete work and drainage improvements.
The project also includes concrete roadway reconstruction, guide rail
replacement and preservation work on four sign structures. Additionally,
preservation work will occur on the I-79 bridge over Deer Run Road, north of
the Neville Island Bridge. Motorists
will see ramp closures and single-lane and shoulder closures in each direction
on I-79 during daylight off-peak and overnight hours. Other traffic impacts
include four southbound weekend closures in 2022. The overall project is
expected to be completed in the summer of 2023.
Corporation is the prime contractor.
To help keep motorists
informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for
the I-79 Neville Island Bridge rehabilitation including traffic advisories and
construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to email@example.com.
Please write “Subscribe – I-79” 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
1,000 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
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010
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