Going for a weekend drive? Before you hit the road make sure to check your local road closures!
PennDOT wants to remind motorists to be aware of heavy road construction taking place this weekend.
The latest round of construction along Route 65 means a key stretch of the highway will shut down for four months, beginning on Friday.
A major road project is about to get underway and it will be affecting traffic for more than a year. On the Mon River side of the Crosstown, two ramps will close.
It is summer and orange construction barrels are up all over the area. It is especially true in the North Hills where several construction projects are going on right now.
Road construction and lane closures will continue on Route 50 in the South Hills as well as McKnight Road in the North Hills.
Pittsburgh residents should add in some extra travel time to local destinations this weekend. There will be numerous road closures and restrictions this weekend as road construction season continues.
There’s a lot going on in the city of Pittsburgh this weekend from the Three Rivers Arts Festival downtown to the Pirates-Phillies games over at PNC Park on the North Shore, add to that the continuing road construction season and there could be some major delays.
PennDOT has had a tough time trying to work on construction projects due to all the wet weather the area has seen this spring.
The 31st Street Bridge Interchange with Route 28 closed Sunday and will remain closed for the next three years. Traffic signals at the bridge are shut off and access to Rialto Street is closed through 2014.
The arrival of warmer temperatures to our area is once again ushering in the start of roadwork season. There are some major roads that will be seeing some significant restrictions this weekend, including part of Route 28 and Interstate 79.