Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing lane restrictions on southbound Route 65 in Glenfield Borough,
Allegheny County, will begin Monday, June 27 weather permitting.
restrictions will occur on southbound Route 65 at the Neville Island Bridge
weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through late July. Crews will conduct
substructure repair work on the Neville Island Bridge.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please write “Subscribe – I-79” in the subject line.
Motorists can check
conditions on major roadways 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
Subscribe to PennDOT
news and traffic alerts in Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence counties at www.penndot.gov/District11.
infrastructure in District 11, including completed work and significant
projects, is available at www.penndot.gov/D11Results.
Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at www.projects.penndot.gov.
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