Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Improvements include reconstructing northbound Route 65, or Ohio River Boulevard, in Leetsdale.
PennDOT plans to begin work to reconstruct northbound Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) in Leetsdale starting on Friday, Nov. 30. PennDOT Spokesman Jim Struzzi said crews will perform full-depth concrete reconstruction in the area of the Cross Street intersection, near the Ambridge border. This will mean lane restrictions for travelers. Northbound Route 65 will be restricted to a single lane beginning at 7 a.m. on Friday around-the-clock through late December to allow the work to occur, Struzzi said. Additional work includes curb and inlet replacements, asphalt patching, signals and other minor improvements. PennDOT is advises motorists to use all lanes to the merge point and allow others to courteously form a single lane of traffic through…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The short-term, single-lane closures will begin Wednesday, Oct. 31, on Route 65, according to PennDOT.
PennDOT has announced short-term single lane closures on Route 65 will begin Wednesday, Oct. 31, weather permitting. Jim Struzzi, PennDOT spokesman, said restrictions will occur 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays through late November from Chestnut Street in Sewickley through Edgeworth and Leetsdale to the Beaver County line. Signal work is planned in various locations. PennDOT advises motorists to allow extra time and expect changing traffic patterns. Visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on most major roadways before traveling.
Friday, October 19, 2012
In addition to several roads and ramps, the inbound Squirrel Hill tunnel will be closed all weekend long.
PennDOT is working hard to finish up several key construction projects before the weather turns nasty. There are six key projects going on this weekend, including a few which will continue for weeks to come. The one with the biggest impact is the closing of the inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnels Friday night through Monday morning. We've got a map to show you which areas to avoid, along with links to more information about the individual projects. Good luck! Keeping up with news in the Sewickley Patch community is easy — simply sign up for our daily email newsletter, like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Before you head out, see which roads, ramps, bridges, and tunnels will have restrictions.
Ross and West View residents planning to head downtown, east, west, or south may be impacted by several construction and maintenance projects this weekend. Here's the rundown from PennDOT. Parkway East (I-376) Squirrel Hill Tunnel Rehabilitation Traffic in the inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel on the Parkway East will be restricted to a single lane from 9 p.m. to 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights for tunnel rehabilitation work. Grant Street Tunnel improvements Inbound Parkway East will be closed between Grant Street (Exit 71A) and the Fort Pitt Bridge/I-279 ramps from 9 p.m. on Friday through approximately noon Saturday. Crews will be performing repairs in the tunnel that carries Grant Street over I-376. The ramp from Grant Street to …
Monday, July 9, 2012
Traffic through Emsworth will be reduced to a single lane in each direction around-the-clock beginning at 6 a.m for approximately two weeks through mid to late July.
Traffic on Route 65 will be reduced to one lane starting at Monday, July 9 when improvement work begins in Allegheny and Beaver counties, according to PennDOT. The $5.1 million project aims to improve Route 65, also known as Ohio River Boulevard, in various locations. The overall 4.5 mile project includes milling and resurfacing, drainage, guide rail, curbing, signs, signals, structure repairs and other improvements in Emsworth, Sewickley, Edgeworth, Leetsdale and Ambridge boroughs. Initial work will occur in Emsworth between Camp Horne Road and Terrace Drive. Crews will improve drainage, patch, mill and resurface and install ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) ramps. The prime contractor is Lindy Paving of New Castle. Overall work will…
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Here are five key projects which may impact your weekend travel plans.
Getting from here to there may be challenging this weekend as crews performance maintenance and repair work on some of the area's busiest highways. I-579 Veterans Bridge Ramp improvements Traffic on the northbound I-579 Veterans Bridge approach to the Parkway North (I-279) will be reduced to a single lane starting Friday night until 6 a.m. on Monday. Crews will be replacing expansion dams. Single lane traffic will occur between the off-ramp to Route 28 and the Parkway North. Parkway North/Fort Duquesne Bridge Ramp improvements Crews will be applying an overlay on the ramp, also known as the Portal Bridge, that connects the inbound Fort Duquesne Bridge to the outbound Fort Pitt Bridge and the Parkway East. The following closures will …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
The $8.8 million project to improve the road has disrupted commutes for weeks. More lane changes start Monday.
McKnight Road may be living up to its nickname -- “McKnightmare” -- these days, especially after dark. Starting at 8 p.m. every evening since Aug. 19, there have been lane closures along the busy corridor of McKnight from North Hills Village past Ross Park Mall. The closures are necessary due to construction by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as part of an $8.8 million project to upgrade McKnight. “This project is a long time in coming,” said Jim Struzzi, PennDOT spokesman. A number of Sewickley-area residents who spend time in Ross, either working or shopping, should be aware that the construction woes won't be over anytime soon. Beginning Monday, Aug. 29, traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction from 8 p.m…
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The highway will be down to a single lane Friday night and Saturday.
Plan your Saturday travel carefully -- I-79 Northbound will be down to a single lane between the Wexford and Cranberry interchanges [Exits 73-76] starting Friday night, PennDOT District 11 announced. "Significant delays should be expected on northbound I-79 Saturday," PennDOT said in its announcement. Northbound single-lane traffic will occur from 10 p.m. on Friday through 5 p.m. on Saturday, according to PennDOT. Crews are completing work on the northbound bridge over Mingo Road and setting barriers and placing pavement markings to begin work on the northbound bridge over Warrendale Bayne Road, PennDOT said in its announcement. When the work concludes Saturday, the northbound bridge over Mingo Road will be fully reopened to three lanes. …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Maintenance work will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Motorists are advised to use caution Monday and Tuesday on the Interstate 79 ramps at the Parkway West interchange (Interstate-376) in Robinson Township, according to PennDOT. Weather permitting, crews will be relocating sensors for the anti-icing system on the ramps connecting the inbound (eastbound) Parkway West to north- and southbound 79 to the outbound (westbound) Parkway West, according to a news release. Work will occur from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days on the shoulder, the news release states. No traffic restrictions are anticipated, however, motorists are asked to use caution, slow down and watch for crews working on the ramps. Bronder Technical Services will be conducting the work. Log on to 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to …