I-79 Weekend Construction Will Create Possible Delays

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PITTSBURGH,None - This weekend a new project kicks off along Interstate 79 in the Bridgeville area. Restrictions north of the Washington County line could create some heavier delays. Below is a summary of all the major closings and restrictions this weekend:

I-79

Traffic in both directions on I-79 will be restricted to a single lane from Washington County to ½ mile north of the Bridgeville interchange from 7 p.m. Friday through 11 a.m. Sunday. Southbound single lane traffic will start at 9 p.m. Friday.

I-579 Crosstown Boulevard Closures

The ramp from the westbound Boulevard of the Allies/Parkway East to northbound I-579 (Crosstown Boulevard) will be closed from 8 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday. Southbound single lane traffic on I-579 will also from 9 a.m. on Friday continuously through 5 a.m. on Sunday.

Parkway East/Central (I-376)

A single lane closure will occur on the inbound (westbound) Parkway East/Central (I-376) in the area approaching the Oakland/Bates Street interchange from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday for inspection activities on the bridge over Frazier and Swinburne streets.

Parkway North

Traffic on the inbound (southbound) Parkway North (I-279) will be reduced to a single lane from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday. Crews will continue stream bank repairs along southbound I-279 (Parkway North) between the Perrysville and Venture Street/McKnight Road interchanges.

Route 50

Traffic on Route 50 (Washington Road/Pike) and Greentree Road in Collier Township and Heidelberg Borough will be reduced to a single lane in each direction 8 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday in the following locations:

• Crews will be removing and replacing strip seal dams on the bridge that carries Greentree Road over Chartiers Creek • Route 50 will be reconstructed in the area of the Great Southern Shopping Center.

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