Liberty Tunnels to close for construction

Written by Jon Schmitz on .

roadworkaheadPennDOT has announced the construction schedule for the Liberty Tunnels. Starting April 2, the tunnels will close in both directions at 10 p.m. Sundays through Fridays, through November. They will reopen at 6 a.m. daily. Also, there will be two 18-day around-the-clock closures, on in each direction, probably in July and August.

Here's a look at what the latest phase of construction will bring:


Work on Interstate 79 in Washington County will resume next Monday, with southbound traffic restricted to one narrow lane starting at 8 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays between Canonsburg and Houston. This pattern will remain in place for about six weeks.

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