PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on Interstate 79 in Robinson and Kennedy townships, Allegheny County will continue Tuesday, May 28 weather permitting.

Overnight single-lane restrictions will continue in both directions of I-79 between the I-376 Airport/Pittsburgh (Exit 59 A/B) interchange and approximately one-half mile north of the Route 60 Moon Run/Crafton (Exit 60 A/B) interchange from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. each weeknight to allow crews to conduct concrete repairs, saw cutting, and other miscellaneous construction work. These restrictions will occur as needed through the end of 2024.

Work on this $14.97 million highway restoration project in Robinson and Kennedy townships began in early April 2024. The project begins at the I-376 Airport/Pittsburgh (Exit 59 A/B) interchange and continues approximately one-half mile north of the Route 60 Moon Run/Crafton (Exit 60 A/B) interchange. The work includes concrete pavement patching, guide rail and cable barrier replacement, highway lighting and signing updates, drainage work, pavement markings and other miscellaneous construction activities on mainline I-79 and ten ramps (four at the I-376 interchange and six ramps at the Route 60 interchange). There will be bridge preservation work on six structures (northbound and southbound I-79 bridges over I-376, Route 60, and Campbells Run Road), including concrete deck overlays, replacement of seals at expansion dams and deck joints, substructure concrete repairs, cleaning of bridge bearings and spot painting of the northbound and southbound I-79 steel I-beam bridges over I-376. The majority of the roadway work along mainline I-79 will be performed under short-term, single-lane closures during nighttime restrictions. There will be long-term lane restrictions in place for the bridge work, including six weekend-long lane restrictions. Additionally, there will be milling and paving operations on Route 60 between Lorish Road and Old Steubenville Pike, preservation work of six existing sign structures (one on northbound I-79 and five on southbound I-79) as well as concrete repairs and scour protection of two arch culverts underneath mainline I-79 and several ramps.  The project is anticipated to conclude in the late spring of 2025.

The prime contractor is Golden Triangle Construction Company, Inc. Work on this project will be coordinated with other projects in the area.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for I-79 traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – I-79” in the subject line.

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