PennDOT District 11
AccuWeather’s Eric Pindrock joins Johnna at the top of the hour to discuss the weather forecast for Pittsburgh.
Dimitri Vassilaros speaks with PennDOT Safety Press Officer for District 11 Steve Cowan about what PennDOT has in store for the winter storm.
Now that October is here, it’s going to be even more challenging to navigate your way through town. On the list of projects is Boulevard of the Allies.
Between the Pirates game and Skyblast Saturday night and the Great Race on Sunday, a lot of people will be traveling into the city this weekend. However, it could be difficult reaching your destination with some big construction projects.
A major construction project is coming to a busy intersection in the South Hills. The intersection of Routes 88 and 51 is getting a makeover.
Waiting until after the morning rush hour, crews closed the Crosstown Boulevard Ramp Monday, but the closure is catching drivers by surprise. Drivers coming off the Veterans Bridge must take the Sixth Avenue or Seventh Avenue exit downtown.
More than 13,000 drivers use the ramp from the Crosstown Expressway to the Boulevard of the Allies daily, but it will be out of commission for a few months. Drivers who use the ramp will need to detour as soon as they come off the Veterans Bridge onto Sixth or Seventh Avenue exits.
Work on the Veterans Bridge is expected to impact rush hour. Two of the lanes on the bridge northbound will close overnight for resurfacing work, leaving just one open for morning traffic.
The so-called “bathtub” section of the Parkway East will be closed this weekend for roadwork. “Essentially from the Grant Street off-ramp to the Fort Pitt Bridge approaches,” PennDOT District 11 spokesman Jim Struzzi said.
Inspections will take place on the Liberty Bridge in Pittsburgh Wednesday night.
PennDOT District 11 announced that Route 28 southbound will be closed Wednesday night at the 40th Street Bridge in Millvale.
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks to Dan Cessna, PennDOT District 11 Executive, about the various construction projects around the county.
As the new year begins, PennDOT’s District 11 is dotting the “i”s and crossing the “t”s on bids and contracts for the upcoming major construction work for 2012. And there will be equal opportunity pain for commuters from all directions.
On a one to 10 scale of advances in the Route 28 project, PennDot District 11 Executive Dan Cessna says this is a seven.
An accident is tying up traffic on Route 28 in Pittsburgh. A spokesman for PennDOT District 11 says multiple vehicles are involved in the crash that happened near St. Nicholas Church.
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