PennDOT District 11 is announcing shoulder restrictions on I-279 (Parkway North) in City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, January 8 weather permitting.

Shoulder restrictions will occur weekdays on I-279 in each direction in the area of the Tripoli Street Bridge through late March according to the following schedule:

  • Southbound – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Northbound – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Crews will continue repair work on the Tripoli Street Bridge.

Please use caution while driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for I-279 Parkway North traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – Parkway North” in the subject line.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.


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