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Additional Interstate 79 Restrictions Added To Weekend Work


PITTSBURGH,None - Despite the weekend weather forecast with expected heavy ammounts of rain, PennDOT has scheduled several road projects. Below is a summary of the major closings and restrictions this weekend:


I-579 Crosstown Boulevard Closures The ramp from southbound I-579 (Crosstown Boulevard) to the southbound Liberty Bridge will be closed 8 p.m. Friday through approximately 6 a.m. Monday. Crews will replace bearings under the ramp. The detour will use Grant Street to the Boulevard of the Allies.

I-79 Single lane traffic will occur on southbound I-79 between the Cranberry and Wexford interchanges 10 p.m. Friday through 5 p.m. Saturday. Significant delays should be expected on southbound I-79 Saturday.

Route 28 Single lane traffic on southbound (inbound) Route 28 will occur from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday between the 40th Street and 31st Street bridges. Crews will be realigning temporary curbing and delineators.

Parkway West Outbound (westbound) single lane traffic will occur on I-376 (Parkway West) from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday between the Greentree and Carnegie interchanges. Crews will improve drainage.

An intermittent, short-term single lane closure will occur on the outbound (westbound) Parkway West (I-376) from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday between the Robinson Towne Center and Montour Run Road interchanges. Crews will be installing temporary barrier needed to install ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) facilities.

Single lane closures on the inbound (eastbound) Parkway West (I-376) between the Rosslyn Farms and Carnegie interchangeswill occur as needed from 6 a.m. to noon Sunday. Crews from Mackin Engineering and the Sofis Rigging Company will conduct routine bridge inspection activities.