PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on Interstate 79 in Sewickley Hills and Franklin Park boroughs and Ohio Township, Allegheny County will continue Monday night, November 13 weather permitting.

Single-lane and shoulder restrictions will occur on northbound I-79 between Deer Run Road and I-279 weeknights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through early December.  Crews will conduct guiderail installation work.

The work is part of the $26.49 million I-79 improvement project. Improvements include four bridge deck replacements, one bridge preservation, milling and resurfacing, preservation work on seven sign structures, installation of five new ITS signs, guide rail improvements, signage updates, and pavement marking installation.

The prime contractor is the Joseph B. Fay Company.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for the I-79 Neville Island Bridge rehabilitation including traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – I-79” 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 1,000 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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