• Weekend Construction Nearing End But Not Done Yet

    PITTSBURGH,None - Weekend construction restictions will be coming to an end as the month of November comes to a close. Some on-going projects are still on the schedule for this weekend. Below is a summary of the major closings and restrictions this weekend:

    Boulevard to Liberty Bridge The ramp from the westbound (inbound) Boulevard of the Allies and the Parkway East (I-376) to the southbound Liberty Bridge will be closed from approximately 11:30 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday. Crews will be replacing dams and bearings on the ramp.

    Route 28 Southbound (inbound) Route 28 will be reduced to a single lane from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday. Crews will be performing water line work in the area of the 31st Street Bridge. Brief traffic stoppages of 15 minutes or less may also occur. All ramps and exits will remain open.

    I-79 Single lane traffic will occur on southbound I-79 between the Cranberry and Wexford interchanges from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Crews will be mechanical grooving the new deck on the southbound bridge over Warrendale Bayne Road.

    Single lane traffic on I-79 from Washington County to ½ mile north of the Bridgeville interchange will occur from 7 p.m. Friday to approximately 7 p.m. Saturday. Crews will be removing and repainting lines.

    Parkway East Single, left lane closures will occur in both directions on I-376 (Parkway East) at the Edgewood Swissvale interchange from midnight Friday to noon on Saturday. Crews will be conducting median barrier repairs between the on-and-off ramps at the interchange. All ramps will remain open. Delays and possible stop conditions should be expected Saturday morning.

    Boulevard of the Allies Short-term lane closures on the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) will occur as needed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday between Grant Street and Ross Street. Crews will be test drilling for future improvements.

    Route 48 Boston Bridge The Route 48 Boston Bridge in the Borough of Versailles and Elizabeth Township will be closed from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. Work includes installing traffic signal loop sensors, barrier and wing walls, and light pole installation. Signs will be posted to guide motorists during the closure Saturday.

    Route 50 Single lane traffic on Route 50 (Washington Road/Pike) and Greentree Road in Collier Townships and Heidelberg Borough will occur according the following: • Route 50 will be reduced to a single lane in each direction shifted to one side of the roadway on the bridge over Chartiers Creek in the area of the Thoms Run Road intersection from 9 a.m. on Friday morning through 6 a.m. on Monday. Crews will be improving approaches to the bridge. • Single lane traffic shifted to one side of the roadway will also occur on Greentree Road at the bridge over Chartiers Creek (near the intersection with Route 50 across from Walgreens by the Exxon station) from 8 p.m. on Friday through 6 a.m. on Monday. Crews will continue placing a latex overall on the new bridge and replacing medians.

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