Long-term traffic crossover on busy Pittsburgh road postponed

Long-term traffic crossover starting Friday on busy Pittsburgh road

PITTSBURGH — A traffic crossover on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 19) in Pittsburgh that was scheduled to begin Friday has been postponed, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Friday.

Northbound traffic was to be crossed over into the southbound lanes through late June while improvement work is done, according to PennDOT. The crossover was to start just north of the Shaler Street Bridge.

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PennDOT said a single 11-foot lane of traffic would be maintained in each direction of Route 19 in the southbound lanes.

Crews were to conduct concrete pavement restoration work in the northbound lanes of Route 19.