Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing preservation work on the Sewickley Bridge (Route 4025) in Moon
Township and Sewickley Borough, Allegheny County will begin Friday, July 17
In an effort to
minimize traffic impacts, improve safety and take advantage of lower traffic
volumes the Department is announcing a 24 consecutive day around-the-clock
closure of the Sewickley Bridge is tentatively scheduled from July 17 through
August 10. By permitting the 24-day closure, the Department is eliminating all
additional weekend closures.
24-day closure will save as many as six days of closures, allow businesses,
residents and commuters to schedule around a one-time closure that won’t be
impacted by weather and other factors, and will help to keep motorists and
workers safer by eliminating multiple traffic control set-ups. Details of the
closure, including scope of work, start and end times, and detours, will be
provided in advance of the preservation work beginning.
alternating traffic will occur as needed on the bridge over the Ohio River
between Route 65 in Sewickley and Route 51 in Moon weekdays from 8 a.m. to 3
p.m. through mid-July. Swank Construction Company, LLC continues preparatory
work including shield installation and parapet removal on the $3.69 million
Preservation work on
the bridge includes a deck overlay, bearing and deck joint replacement, and
other miscellaneous construction activities. The overall project is anticipated
to conclude in late November 2020.
will be provided prior to the start of the actual preservation work including
work hours and restrictions.
Please use caution
when traveling through the area.
To help keep motorists
informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for
Sewickley Bridge traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending
email addresses to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write “Subscribe – Sewickley Bridge”
in the subject line.
Work on this project
will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of
Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will
include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and
job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant
Motorists can check
conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and
available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts,
traffic speed information and access to more than 950 traffic cameras.
511PA is also
available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by
calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010
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