TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

New traffic flow to take effect on southbound Rt. 28

Sunday, June 8, 2014, 11:12 p.m.
 

Motorists will encounter a new traffic configuration on southbound Route 28 near the 31st Street Bridge beginning Wednesday, PennDOT says.

The configuration will take effect at 5 a.m. Wednesday, when traffic will split into two lanes with different destinations.

Vehicles in the left southbound lane will continue on southbound Route 28 to the North Shore. They will be able to access the ramps to southbound Interstate 579 Crosstown Boulevard and to southbound Interstate 279.

Vehicles in the right southbound lane will exit onto East Ohio Street.

In preparation for the new configuration, southbound Route 28 will be reduced to a single lane from 8 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday.

PennDOT warned that the “decision point” at the split might cause traffic congestion and urged drivers to allow others to merge.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Allegheny

  1. Approval for Wal-Mart closer in McCandless
  2. 1 intruder killed, other shot and wounded in Carrick home invasion
  3. Evacuees return to Young Hotel apartments in Pitcairn
  4. UPMC, Pittsburgh drop tax-status fight
  5. Foreign influx in Allegheny County at ‘tipping point’
  6. Newsmaker: Kevin Hogan
  7. Grand jury report says Western Psych failed to cooperate with police
  8. Pittsburgh crime down overall in 2013 but rapes, homicides increased
  9. TSA finds .380-caliber handgun in carry-on bag at Pittsburgh International Airport
  10. Turtle Creek’s man death ruled a homicide
  11. False arrest lawsuit against Pittsburgh police settled for $115,000
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.