PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight closures on the northbound Route 28 ramp to northbound Route 8 in Etna Borough, Allegheny County, will begin tonight, Monday night, November 15 weather permitting.

The ramp that carries traffic from northbound Route 28 to northbound Route 8 will close to traffic weeknights from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Friday night, November 26. Crews from Boschung America will conduct anti-icing system maintenance work. Ramp traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour

  • From northbound Route 28, take the Exit 5A ramp to South Route 8/RD Fleming Bridge/Sharpsburg (62nd Street Bridge)
  • At the stop sign, turn left onto Bridge Street
  • Turn right onto Butler Street
  • Turn right onto Kittanning Street
  • Follow to Route 8
  • End detour

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