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Freedom Road Turnpike Bridge Project​


Project Overview

The Freedom Road Turnpike Bridge project will replace the existing structure carrying Freedom Road (SR 3020) over I-76, Pennsylvania Turnpike in Butler County. Work will include a new steel beam six-lane bridge, widening, paving, drainage, signal upgrade/replacement, and lighting work. As part of the accelerated bridge construction program, the structure will be constructed in sections off-site and moved into final position requiring only short term closures on the PA Turnpike or Freedom Road. 

The current work is for the construction of the eastbound lanes and bridge structure. During this phase, traffic will be moved onto the westbound lanes temporarily but keeping 2 way-two,  two-lane traffic with a center turn lane. 

Work on the project began in the Spring of 2019 and is anticipated to be completed in the summer of 2021.   



Project Updates


Freedom road will close to traffic for bridgework and the installation of bridge beams on Freedom Road 10 PM to 6 AM Friday, and Saturday, October 30 and 31, between Commonwealth Drive and Route 19.

Detours will be posted.

Northbound traffic will take Route 19 North Perry Highway then turn left on Cranberry Square Drive, then left again onto Executive Drive.

Southbound traffic will take Route 19 South, turn right onto Thorn Hill Road, then right onto Commonwealth Drive, then left on to Freedom Road.

For Eastbound Freedom Road traffic. Turn right on Commonwealth Drive, then left on Thorn Hill Road, then left on to Route 19 North Perry Highway. 

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