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Westbound Interstate 70 Lane Restriction Begins Tonight in Westmoreland County


Uniontown, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that a single-lane restriction is scheduled to begin tonight on westbound Interstate 70 between Yukon Interchange and Mt. Pleasant/West Newton Interchange in South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County.

The restriction will be in place overnight - 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM - depending on weather and operations:

  • Wednesday, September 13 to Thursday, September 14.
  • Thursday, September 14 to Friday, September 15. 

Crews from Trumbull Corporation will be replacing joint seals in new concrete pavement.

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.

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Fayette, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland counties at PennDOT District 12.

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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Contact:  Laina Aquiline, or 724.415.3748

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