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Southbound Route 28 Traffic Shift Wednesday Night in O’Hara Township

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing an overnight traffic shift on southbound Route 28 in O’Hara Township, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday night, October 27 weather permitting.

Southbound Route 28 traffic will be shifted from the right lane to the left lane (the on-ramp from the Highland Park Bridge) from 7 p.m. Wednesday night through 5 a.m. Thursday morning. Crews will stage and erect bridge beams from the closed right hand-lane of southbound Route 28 on the structure over the 23rd Street Extension. The on-ramp from the Highland Park Bridge to southbound Route 28 will be placed in a stop condition.

Please use caution when traveling through the work zone.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Route 28 traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – Route 28” in the subject line.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Allegheny, Beaver, and Lawrence counties at

Information about infrastructure in District 11, including completed work and significant projects, is available at Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects at

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MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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