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Southbound Route 65 Ramp to Northbound I-279 Inspection Thursday, Friday in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing a shoulder restriction on the southbound Route 65 ramp to northbound I-279 (Parkway North) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Thursday and Friday, June 23-24 weather permitting.

A single-lane restriction will occur on the southbound Route 65 ramp to northbound I-279 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Crews from CDM Smith will conduct routine inspection activities.

Motorists should be prepared for changing traffic patterns. Please use caution when driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 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 website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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