Crews to inspect overhead signs on several busy roadways


Megan Shandel

PennDot traffic cone

Gage Goulding, News Editor

PITTSBURGH — Road crews will canvas the Pittsburgh region to inspect the signs that hang over roadways for safety.

According to a statement from the PennDOT, crews will inspect signs in various location throughout Allegheny County during the week of Feb. 11-15. During the inspections, lane restrictions will be in place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 11

  • Highland Park Bridge (Route 1005) in each direction between Washington Avenue and Route 28

Tuesday, Feb. 12

  • Boulevard of the Allies ramps at the Liberty Bridge interchange

Wednesday, Feb. 13

  • 40th Street Bridge (Route 2124) in each direction between Butler Street and Route 28
  • Clairton-Glassport Bridge (Route 2038) in each direction between Lincoln Boulevard and Route 837

Thursday, Feb. 14

  • Route 28 in each direction between the 31st Street Bridge/Strip District (Exit 2) and the Etna (Exit 4) interchanges

Friday, Feb.15

  • Southbound I-279 at the East Street (Exit 4) off-ramp
  • I-279 High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes at Perrysville Avenue (Exit 5)
  • McKees Rocks Bridge (Route 3104) in each direction between Route 51 and Route 65

For the most up to date information on inspections, visit PennDOT’s 511 websites.