Road Work to Occur in Our Area, Squirrel Hill Tunnel This Week
Here's a roundup of some PennDOT projects occurring in the Plum-Oakmont and surrounding area this week.
Several road projects in Plum-Oakmont and surrounding areas are included in the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's weekly maintenance schedule. Work will occur in the following areas—weather permitting—through Friday, July 20.
Lane closures and restrictions should be expected in work areas.
Inlet cleaning will occur on Old Leechburg Road in Plum from Unity Center Road to Route 366 (Greensburg Road).
Work to clean the outbound (eastbound) Squirrel Hill Tunnel on the Parkway East (I-376) will occur Monday and Tuesday nights, July 16 and 17. Single lane traffic will occur from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. both nights in the outbound tunnel.
Litter removal will occur on the Parkway East all week from the Pennsylvania Turnpike entrance/exit in Monroeville to the Fort Pitt Tunnel in Pittsburgh.
Motorists are advised to use caution, slow down and anticipate changing traffic patterns, lane closures and possible delays when traveling through the area. Motorists also can log on to 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions and cameras on major roadways before traveling.