Orange cone alert!
PennDOT on Wednesday began crack and joint sealing operations on Interstate 279.
The work will take place between the Interstate 79 and Perrysville/West View (Exit 7) interchanges. Short-term lane closures will occur in various locations from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday-Friday through Sept. 7.
Matcon Diamond, Inc. of Pittsburgh is performing the work.
PennDOT advises motorists to use caution, slow down, and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through these areas.
Motorist may also visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major roadways before traveling.