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I-79, I-279 Daylight Lane Restrictions Continue this Week in Allegheny County


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing daylight lane restrictions on Interstates 79 and 279 in Sewickley Hills and Franklin Park boroughs and Ohio Township, Allegheny County will continue Tuesday, November 28 through Saturday, December 2 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the following locations: 

  • Northbound I-79 between the Mt. Nebo Road (Exit 66) interchange and I-279 (Parkway North) through Saturday

  • Southbound I-279 at the overhead northbound I-79 bridge through Friday

Crews will conduct guiderail installation and bearing work.

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 prime contractor is the Joseph B. Fay Company.

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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