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Interstate 70 Single-Lane Restrictions Next Week in Westmoreland County


Uniontown, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing Interstate 70 single-lane restrictions scheduled for next week in Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County.

Tuesday, November 28 to Saturday, December 2:

  • Overnights only - 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM.
  • Westbound Interstate 70.
    • Between Exit 44 (Arnold City) and Exits 46A/46B (Route 51).
  • Subcontractor Power Contracting will be removing temporary highway lighting. 

Wednesday, November 29:

  • 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
  • Eastbound and westbound Interstate 70.
    • Between Exit 49 (Smithton) and Exits 46A/46B (Route 51).
  • Subcontractor Geronimo Painting will be working on the containment on the Matthew Smelser Memorial Bridge.

This work is part of the $120.7 million Interstate 70 at Route 51 Interchange Improvement Project – for its widening, reconstruction, and replacement of Exit 46 with a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI). The project also involves several intersecting roadways and the relocation of Finley Road and Route 981. Golden Triangle Construction Company was awarded the contract and work is anticipated to be complete in October 2027.

Remain alert and follow the posted signs and speed limits. Safety is everyone's responsibility.

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 local alerts on X

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

Information about infrastructure in District 12, including completed work and significant projects, is available at District 12 Accomplishments and PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at PA Transportation Projects

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Contact: Laina Aquiline, or 724.415.3748

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