News for Immediate Release

07/11/2014

Northbound I-79 Off-ramp to Route 65 Closed Indefinitely in Glenfield

Pittsburgh, PA

PennDOT District 11 is announcing the northbound Interstate 79 off-ramp to Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) in Glenfield Borough, Allegheny County is closed to traffic until further notice.

The ramp, which connects I-79 to both northbound and southbound Route 65, was struck early Friday morning by a truck. PennDOT officials and SAI Consulting Engineers are assessing the damage and conducting inspection and analysis activities on the structure. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour
• From northbound Interstate 79, take the Route 65 Emsworth/Sewickley (Exit 66) off-ramp
• Continue straight towards Glenfield
• Turn right onto Deer Run Road
• Turn right onto Kilbuck Street
• Follow Kilbuck Street to Route 65
• End detour

All other ramps will remain open.

Please use caution when driving through the area.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 680 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available by calling 5-1-1, and regional Twitter alerts are available on the 511PA website.

Media contact: Steve Cowan, Press Officer, (412) 429-5010 (Office), (412) 334-5436 (Cell Phone)

Source:Engineering District 11
45 Thoms Run Road
Bridgeville PA 15017
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