PennDOT District 11 is announcing the long-term closure of the ramp from the Highland Park Bridge to northbound Route 28 in Aspinwall Borough, Allegheny County, will be extended.

The closure of the ramp from the Highland Park Bridge to northbound Route 28 will be extended through mid-August due to unforeseen repair and replacement of damaged of Mechanically Stabilized Earth wall straps, material procurement, and added work to the mainline Route 28 bridge structure over Center Avenue. Ramp traffic will continue to be detoured around-the-clock.

Posted Detour

Highland Park Bridge (and Freeport Road) to Northbound Route 28

  • From the Highland Park Bridge, take the ramp to Aspinwall
  • Follow Freeport Road to Fox Chapel Road
  • Turn left onto Fox Chapel Road
  • Turn left onto the ramp to northbound Route 28
  • End detour

Alternate Highland Park Bridge to Northbound Route 28

  • From the Highland Park Bridge, take the ramp to southbound Route 28
  • Take the ramp to North 8 (Exit 5) toward Butler
  • Turn left onto Kittanning Street
  • Turn right onto Crescent Street
  • Turn right onto Grant Avenue
  • Turn right onto southbound Route 8
  • Take the ramp to North 28 toward Kittanning
  • Follow northbound Route 28 back to the Highland Park Bridge interchange
  • End detour

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Route 28 traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to stcowan@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – Route 28” in the subject line

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