Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing survey work on I-79 in Sewickley Hills Borough and Ohio Township,
Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday night, June 29 weather permitting.
restriction will occur on southbound I-79 between Nicholson Road and Mt. Nebo
Road from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday. Crews will conduct survey work for the
southbound crossover occurring in 2023.
The work is part of
the $26.49 million I-79 improvement project. Improvements include four bridge
deck replacements, one bridge preservation, milling and resurfacing,
preservation work on seven sign structures, installation of five new ITS signs,
guide rail improvements, signage updates, and pavement marking installation.
Crossovers will occur on I-79 in 2022 and 2023 for bridge deck replacement
work. The majority of the project will conclude in the fall of 2023.
The prime contractor
is the Joseph B. Fay Company. Work on this project will be coordinated with
other projects in the area.
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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