Sign inspections planned for I-279 in Ross and Pittsburgh
By Dona S. Dreeland
Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 4:48 p.m.
PennDOT crews will inspect overhead signs on Interstate 279, also known as the Parkway North, and the high-occupancy-vehicle, or HOV, lanes in Ross Township and the city of Pittsburgh Thursday, weather permitting, PennDOT officials have announced.
Lane closures will occur as needed, according to the following schedule:
• I-279 northbound from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• I-279 southbound from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• I-279 off-ramp to the McKnight Road/Evergreen Road northbound) exit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• I-279 on-ramp from McKnight Road from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• HOV lanes between the Perrysville Exit and the Veterans Bridge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
PennDOT officials urge motorists to use caution, allow extra time and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area.
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