Pittsburgh – PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge replacement work on Babcock Boulevard (Route 4009) in Shaler Township, Allegheny County, will occur Friday morning, September 15 through Wednesday morning, September 20 weather permitting.
A full closure of the Babcock Boulevard Bridge over Girtys Run between Greenhill Road and Evergreen Road will begin at 10 a.m. Friday morning. The bridge will close to traffic around-the-clock through 8 a.m. Wednesday morning as crews replace the superstructure. All traffic will be detoured.
East of the Closure
- Follow Babcock Boulevard eastbound
- Babcock Boulevard becomes Evergreen Road
- Evergreen Road becomes East Ohio Street
- Take the ramp to southbound Route 28 toward 40th Street Bridge/Pittsburgh
- Take the ramp to East Ohio Street to I-279 North (Exit 1B)
- Turn right onto Madison Avenue
- Take the ramp to northbound I-279 (Parkway North)
- From northbound I-279, take the ramp to McKnight Road/Evergreen Truck 19 North (Exit 4)
- Take the ramp toward Evergreen Road
- At the stop sign, turn right onto Evergreen Road
- Evergreen Road becomes Peoples Road
- Peoples Road becomes Babcock Boulevard
- End detour
West of the Closure
- Follow Babcock Boulevard westbound
- Babcock Boulevard becomes Peoples Road
- Peoples Road becomes Evergreen Road
- Evergreen Road becomes East Street
- From East Street, turn left onto East Ohio Street
- Take the ramp to northbound Route 28 toward Etna
- Take the ramp to Millvale (Exit 3B)
- At the end of the ramp, bear right toward Evergreen Avenue
- Follow Evergreen Road back to Babcock Boulevard
- End detour
Crews from the Joseph B. Fay Company will conduct the work on the $1.5 million project which includes rehabilitation work and drainage repairs.
Please use caution while traveling in this area. Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.
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