PennDOT Announces I-79 Ramp Closure

Here's what to expect in the area on Wednesday night.

PennDOT District 12 is advising motorists of the ramp closures at Interstate 79 Exit 43—Houston/Eighty Four—from 8 p.m. Wednesday through 6 a.m. Thursday.

The northbound Exit 43 offramp to state Route 519 and the northbound on- ramp to I-79 north will be closed. The ramps will be closed in order to allow crews to perform a pavement overlay, the department said in a press release.

Here is the detour info:

Detour for I-79 northbound to state Route 519 northbound or southbound:

  • Head northeast on I-79 North.
  • Take exit 45 toward PA-980/.
  • Turn left onto Weavertown Road.
  • Turn left to merge onto I-79 South toward Washington.
  • Take exit 43 for PA-519 toward Houston/Eighty Four

Detour for state Route 519 northbound or southbound to I-79 northbound:

  • Head west on PA-519 North/Hill Church Houston Road.
  • Turn left to merge onto I-79 South.
  • Take exit 41 toward Meadow Lands / Race Track Road.
  • Turn left onto Racetrack Road.
  • Turn left onto the I-79 North ramp to Pittsburgh.


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