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I-79 on-ramp from Mt. Nebo Road to begin month-long closure

| Monday, June 18, 2007

An Interstate 79 on-ramp from Mt. Nebo Road is scheduled to close today for a month.

The on-ramp to northbound I-79 was set to close from 6 a.m. until mid-July while it is reconstructed. A posted detour will guide motorists onto I-79 southbound to Glenfield Exit 66, where drivers can re-enter I-79 northbound.

The ramp work is part of PennDOT's $61 million improvement project on I-79 between the Ohio River and the I-279 junction in the North Hills. Work is scheduled through 2008.

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