Concrete patchwork this weekend on SR 28 Expressway – East Deer and Tarentum Borough

PennDOT District 11 is announcing concrete patch work on northbound Route 28 in East Deer Township and Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night, May 4 through Monday, May 7 weather permitting.

Concrete pavement patching requiring a single-lane restriction on northbound Route 28 between Bailies Run Road and Route 366 will occur from 8 p.m. Friday night continuously through 2 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Additionally, the northbound Route 28 off-ramp to Route 366 Tarentum/New Kensington (Exit 14) will close to traffic from Friday night at 8 p.m. continuously through 5 a.m. Monday morning for concrete patching. (This work was cancelled last weekend). All ramp traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour
• From northbound Route 28, continue past the closed ramp
• Take the Natrona Heights (Exit 15) off-ramp
• Turn left onto Burtner Road
• Turn left onto the ramp for southbound Route 28 toward Pittsburgh
• From southbound Route 28, take the Route 366 Tarentum/New Kensington (Exit 14) off-ramp
• End detour

The overall $34.34 million project includes concrete patching, an asphalt overlay, bridge preservation work, drainage and guiderail improvements, installation of a new automatic bridge de-icing system, lighting upgrades, and other miscellaneous construction activities. The project runs between Butler County and the structures spanning Bailies Run Road in East Deer Township.

Lindy Paving is the prime contractor. The overall project is anticipated to conclude in late December 2018.

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