ALERT: Paving to close I-79 ramps in Collier, Robinson Thursday

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PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials announced that Interstate 79 ramps in Collier and Robinson will close Thursday due to road paving.

Paving will begin at 9 p.m. Thursday and continue through 5 a.m. Friday on the northbound I-79 on-ramp at the Carnegie interchange, exit 57, and the northbound I-79 off-ramp to eastbound Interstate 376 Parkway West, officials said.

Detours are posted and drivers are asked to allow for more travel time.

The work is part of a $2.84 million improvement project, which includes milling and resurfacing, bridge deck sealing and other miscellaneous construction in each direction on 4.8 miles of I-79.

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