PennDOT Plans Guide Rail Repairs on I-79, I-376
Expect lane closures and restrictions.
Plan your Saturday travels carefully - you might run into delays on I-79 and I-376.
Intermittent, short-term single-lane and shoulder closures will occur in several locations on I-79 and I-376 (Parkways East and West) from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday, weather permitting, according to PennDOT District 11.
"The brief lane closures and restrictions are necessary as contractor crews conduct guide rail repairs," a PennDOT announcement states. "All exits and ramps will remain open."
The prime contractor for the repairs is Penn Line Services Inc.
- Both directions between the Bridgeville (Exit 54) and Parkway West/Pittsburgh (Exit 59) interchanges, and the Parkway North (I-279 Exit 72) and Cranberry (Exit 76)
Parkway East (I-376)
- Both directions between the Squirrel Hill Tunnel and Grant Street (Exit 71)
Parkway West (I-376)
- Both directions between the Fort Pitt Tunnel and I-79 (Exit 64)
PennDOT advises motorists to use caution and slow down when traveling through the area.
To check traffic conditions on major roads, visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone before traveling.
PennDOT District 11 is reminding motorists in the Western Pennsylvania region highway roadwork and travel information is also available by following www.twitter.com/511PAPittsburgh.