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I-79 Daylight Restrictions Next Week in Allegheny County


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing single-lane restrictions on Interstate 79 in Glenfield, Sewickley Hills, and Franklin Park boroughs and Ohio and Aleppo townships, Allegheny County will occur Monday and Tuesday, November 20-21 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur as needed on I-79 in both directions between I-279 (Parkway North) and the Neville Island Bridge 9 3 p.m. each day. Crews will conduct inlet and shoulder work.

Additionally, a single-lane restriction will occur on northbound Route 65 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day to allow crews to conduct dynamic message sign testing.

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. The majority of the project will conclude in early 2024.

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 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 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.

Contact: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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