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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Construction crews will close a single lane of traffic on the parkway north later this week.

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The single-lane restriction will take place on Thursday and Friday and will effect I-279 northbound on the bridge over McKnight Road. Work crews will be closing one lane from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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According to a press release from PennDOT, crews will conduct shoulder grinding work that is part of the bigger, $87.94 million I-279 North Improvement Project that will include patching, bridge preservation, sign structures and numerous other repairs.

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