restrictions will occur on I-79 in both directions between Butler and Mercer
counties from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Friday, June 2. Crews will begin
pavement mark outs and equipment staging for I-79 improvement work to begin the
following week. Additional details will be provided in advance of the start of
the improvement work.
This work is part of
the $11.62 million project along I-79 from Butler County to Mercer County. Work
includes milling and resurfacing, base repair work, rest area improvements,
guide rail upgrades, drainage improvements, minor structure repairs and other
miscellaneous construction work. Short and long-term single-lane restrictions,
as well as rest area closures are anticipated. The project is expected to
conclude summer 2024. Lindy Paving, Inc. is the prime contractor.
Motorists can check
conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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
Contact: Nicole Haney, 412-429-5011
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