November 04, 2021 Travel Advisory

PA TURNPIKE TRAVEL ALERT/For Immediate Release Nov. 4, 2021

Traffic restrictions to go into effect eastbound near Pittsburgh Interchange

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is advising motorists traveling eastbound between Allegheny Valley Interchange (Exit #48) and Pittsburgh Interchange (Exit #57) that a single-lane pattern will be in effect from 7 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6 through 7 a.m., Monday, Nov. 8, for bridge deck repairs.

The right lane will be closed eastbound, between mileposts 56 and 57, while construction crews work on the bridge deck at milepost 56.16. Motorists should be prepared for slow-moving traffic and delays in this area. Motorists should also anticipate eastbound backlogs on Sunday afternoon and plan accordingly. 

Westbound traffic will not be impacted during this work. 

For the most up-to-the minute information on this work, please check out the Turnpike's traffic Twitter feed @PATurnpikeAlert. 

To report an accident or other emergency on the PA Turnpike, dial *11 via mobile phone. To learn more about PA Turnpike conditions, use one of these resources: 


  • 511PA Smartphone App: real-time, hands-free PA traffic advisories 
  • Waze Smartphone App: real-time alerts from other drivers 
  • Digital Message Signs: more than 100 boards along the Turnpike 

  • Turnpike Travel Conditions Map: live, interactive map 

  • 511: dial from any PA roadway for local travel information 

Pennsylvania Turnpike Customer Assistance Center: 1-800-331-3414, Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. (Outside U.S., please call 717-831-7601) 


Rosanne Placey
Phone: 717-675-4362