Route 50 Millers Run Road Ramp to Northbound I-79 Closed Aug. 12 - Aug. 22
PennDOT is closing of the ramp that carries traffic from Route 50 (Millers Run Road) to northbound I-79 in South Fayette beginning Friday night, Aug. 12 weather permitting.
Beginning at 9 p.m. Friday night, Route 50 ramp to northbound I-79 will close to traffic around-the-clock through 6 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22. Crews will conduct ramp widening and reconstruction work as part of the Route 50 Chartiers Bridge replacement project. Ramp traffic will be detoured.
From Route 50 (Millers Run Road) continue past the closed ramp
Turn left onto the southbound I-79 ramp toward Washington
From southbound I-79, take the ramp to Southpointe/Hendersonville (Exit 48)
Turn left onto Southpointe Boulevard
Turn right onto the ramp to northbound I-79 toward Pittsburgh
Follow northbound I-79 back to the closed ramp
Additionally, motorists can follow eastbound Route 50 (Washington Pike) to the I-79 Heidelberg/Collier (Exit 55) interchange to access northbound I-79.
The work is part of the $10.78 million Chartiers Bridge replacement project over Chartiers Creek which will be widened to seven lanes using Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques. Additionally, an exclusive lane from southbound Washington Pike to northbound I-79 will be constructed, widening work will occur on the northbound I-79 on-ramp, and Chartiers Street will be widened to include a turning lane.
The Joseph B. Fay Company is the prime contractor.