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Westbound Interstate 70 Lane Restrictions Scheduled in Westmoreland County


​Uniontown, PA – PennDOT District 12 would like to inform motorists that single-lane restrictions are scheduled to occur on westbound Interstate 70 between Exit 57 (New Stanton) and Exit 51 (Mount Pleasant / West Newton) in South Huntingdon, Sewickley, and Hempfield Townships, Westmoreland County. The restrictions will be in place Thursday, July 6 from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM, weather and operational dependent.

Crews from Trumbull Corporation will be performing sawing and sealing operations on roadway concrete patches.

The work is part of the $92.8 million Interstate 70 Yukon and Madison Interchanges Improvement Project for the reconstruction and widening of Interstate 70, reconstruction of the Yukon and Madison interchanges, replacement of four mainline I-70 structures, replacement of culverts, and maintenance work for a structure on Route 3010.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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.

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Information about infrastructure in District 12, including completed work and significant projects, is available at District 12 Results. Find PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at PennDOT Projects.

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Contacts: Melissa Maczko, 724-439-7135 or

                 Toni Hartley, 724-425-3018 or 

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