Traffic Alert: PennDOT Closing Inbound HOV Entrance from McKnight Road for Several Weeks

Outbound HOV use will not be affected.

PennDOT announced Monday that the inbound I-279 High Occupancy Vehicle lane entrance on McKnight Road would be closed for several weeks for gate repairs.

All other inbound HOV entrances will open as normal. Outbound HOV use will not be affected.

Click on "view larger map" to see the exact location of the HOV gates

The HOV lanes are open to commuters in vehicles with two or more passengers Monday through Friday between 6-10 a.m. and 3-7 p.m.  Motorcycles are also allowed to use the HOV lanes and are not subject to the two-passenger vehicle rule.

In addition, the HOV lanes are open to all outbound traffic on weekends after 7 p.m. on Friday and remain open until 5 a.m. on Mondays. In addition, the two-passenger vehicle rule does not apply during weekend hours. 

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