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District 12 News

9/19/2018
Bridge Repair is scheduled on State Route 2002 (Kirby Road). Base Repair is scheduled on State Route 1009 and State Route 1050. Pipe Replacement is scheduled on State Route 3007 (Ruble Mill Road). Shoulder Repairs/Rock Lining is scheduled on State Route 1045 (Nellie Road), State Route 1031 (Broadford Road) and State Route 1002 (Banning Road). Shoulder Repair is scheduled on State Route 1020 (Gallatin Ave), State Route 1051 (Bute Road), State Route 3010 (Masontown-Smithfield Road) and State Route 40 (Summit Mountain). Signs will be updated, downed signs will be reset on various routes, and work orders will be addressed on various state routes County Wide.
 
9/18/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed improvements to the Fayette County Bridge: Route 3013 over the North Branch of Browns Run in German Township. The purpose of this meeting is to present the proposed plans for the project. The Project status, design and schedule will be on display. PennDOT representatives, along with design consultants, will be available to answer questions. Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: German Township Municipal Building 2 Long Street McClellandtown, PA 15458
 
9/18/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that a section of Mountain View Road near the intersection with Route 31 in Donegal will be closed for 5 days starting on Monday, September 24. This closure will be in place so that Mountain View Road can be built up to the height of the newly paved portion of Route 31. There will be a posted detour that will allow access to the backside of Mountain View Road.
 
9/18/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that Pleasant Valley Road between its intersections with Route 130 and Route 4047 (Snyder Road) in Penn Township will be closed and detoured for two weeks starting on October 1 through October 14. This closure will be in place so that Pleasant Valley Road can be reconstructed including travel lanes, shoulders and signals. A marked detour will be in place that uses Harrison City Export Road and Route 22.
 
9/17/2018
Inlet cleaning is scheduled for SR 19 (Segment 510) – Washington Road and SR 1023 (Segment 10 to 60 ) – Linden Creek Road. Pipe replacement is planned for SR 4014 (Segment 20 to 30) – State Line Road; SR 1005 (Segment 30) – Somerset Drive. Rocklining is planned for SR 331 (Segment 52 to 72) – Brush Run Road. Leveling is scheduled for SR 4039 (Segment 10 to 90) – Pleasant Road and Southview Road. Patching is planned for SR 231 (Segment 10 to 450) – East Finley Drive and SR 221 (Segment 10 to 430) – Dunns Station Road, South Bridge Road, and East Finley Drive). Slide work is planned for SR 40 (Segment 500 to 520) – National Pike, SR 1006 (Segment 140) – Venetia Road and SR 88 (Segment 420) – Chester Avenue. Boom mowing is scheduled for SR 2051 (Segment 10 to 50) – Spring Valley Road.
 
9/14/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that a section of Route 1059 (Sugar Run Road) over Mingo Creek in Nottingham Township, Washington County will be open to traffic by 4PM today, September 14, 2018.
 
9/14/2018
Detour changed to accommodate a local festival Travel Alert September 4, 2018 Road Closure Route 519 (S. Main Street) -- RR Crossing Houston Borough, Washington County Uniontown, PA – PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that a section of Route 519 (South Main Street) in Houston Borough, Washington County will be closed at the Railroad Crossing between Collier Street and Boone Avenue. Work begins on September 14 and will continue until September 17, 2018. The closure will be in place to allow railroad crews to perform railroad crossing maintenance. A posted detour will be in place using Route 980, Route 50, and Route 519.
 
9/14/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that there will be a right lane closure on Interstate 70 westbound between Centerville and Bentleyville starting tonight, Friday, September 14 at 6 PM through Saturday at 8 PM.
 
9/14/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that work has been postponed due to a utility delay on a section of Route 201 in Franklin Township, Fayette County that was going to be closed this weekend for a culvert replacement.
 
9/13/2018
Drainage/roadway repairs will take place on SR 1011 (Midget Camp Road) in Fairfield Township. Seal coating will take place on SR 3016 (Middletown Road) in Hempfield Township and SR 3037 (Waltz Mill Road) in South Huntingdon Township. Shoulder cutting will take place on the following: SR 2015 (White School Road) in Hempfield SR 2013 (Slate Run Road) in Hempfield SR 4034 (Markle Road) in Allegheny Township SR 4073 (White Cloud) in Allegheny Township Shoulder repairs will take place on the following: SR 0711 (Ligonier Street) in Fairfield/St. Clair Twp. SR 0711 (Stahlstown/Ligonier Road) in Donegal Twp. SR 0130 (SR 0130 SH & Main Street) in Unity, Mt. Pleasant, Donegal, & Cook Twps. SR 0130 (Route 130) in Unity Township
 
9/13/2018
Bridge maintenance on SR 19 in Franklin Township Paving on SR 2003 in Perry and Whiteley Townships Bridge flushing on various bridges throughout western Greene County Drainage/Alt drainage on various SRs in various townships, and SR 88 SR 2032 in Monongahela Township Slide repair on SRs 4015/4017 in Morris Township Spray patching in I-79 in Perry, Whiteley, Franklin, Washington, & Cumberland Townships State roads will be reviewed and signs will be updated, downed signs will be replaced and concerns addressed on various state roads throughout the county.
 
9/13/2018
Bridge Repair is scheduled on State Route 2002 (Kirby Road). Base Repair is scheduled on State Route 1051 (Breakneck Road). Pipe Replacement is scheduled on State Route 4048 (Harmony Church Road). Shoulder Repairs/Rock Lining is scheduled on State Route 1045 (Nellie Road), State Route 1031 (Broadford Road) and State Route 1002 (Banning Road). Slide Repair is scheduled on State Route 4008 (Filbert/Orient Road). Shoulder Repair is scheduled on State Route 1020 (Gallatin Ave), State Route 1051 (Bute Road), State Route 3011 (Fairview Hill Road), State Route 3010 (Masontown-Smithfield Road), State Route 3009 (Walnut Hill Road) and State Route 40 (Summit Mountain). Inlet Cleaning/Pipe Flushing is scheduled on various routes in the Connellsville, Bullskin, and Indianhead Areas. Signs will be updated, downed signs will be reset on various routes, and work orders will be addressed on various state routes County Wide.
 
9/12/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed improvements to the Structurally Deficient Washington County Bridge: Route 4026 (Maple Grove Road) over Route 22 in Robinson Township.
 
9/12/2018
PennDOT to hold Plans Display – Westmoreland County Bridges Route 259 over Tubmill Creek, Bolivar Borough / Fairfield Township Route 271 over Mill Creek, Ligonier Township Route 381 over Indian Creek, Donegal Township Westmoreland County
 
9/12/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed improvements to the Structurally Deficient Washington County – Southern Bridges projects: Route 2023 (Van Voorhis Hazelkirk Road) over Pigeon Creek in Carroll Township and Route 3038 (Ridgewood Drive) over I-70 in North Franklin Township. The purpose of this meeting is to present the proposed plans for the project. The project status, design and schedule will be on display. PennDOT representatives, along with design consultants, will be available to answer questions. Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: Nottingham Township Meeting Hall 909 Sugar Run Road Eighty Four, PA 15330
 
9/12/2018
The Route 19 (Amity Ridge Road) bridge, which spans Tenmile Creek in Amwell Township, Washington County, that’s been under construction as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, is complete and open to traffic. The bridge reopened to traffic on Friday, September 7. The new crossing is longer and wider than the one it replaced and is designed with a 100-year lifespan.
 
9/10/2018
Motorists are advised that numerous state routes in south western Pa. remain closed or restricted because of flooding, downed trees and/or downed utility lines caused by recent rains. Motorists should be aware that roadways can flood quickly, drive with caution. Following is the current list of road closings in PennDOT Engineering District 12 covering Fayette, Greene, Washington and Westmoreland counties:
 
9/10/2018
Construction on the North Road (Route 231) bridge, spanning Brush Run in Blaine and Independence townships, Washington County will require a two-week detour beginning on September 18 to realign the existing roadway with the new bridge. During this time, drivers will be directed to follow a detour on Brush Creek Road (Route 221), Green Cover Road (Route 4059) and Brush Run Road (Route 331).
 
9/10/2018
Construction on the North Road (Route 231) bridge, spanning Brush Run in Blaine and Independence townships, Washington County will require a two-week detour beginning on September 18 to realign the existing roadway with the new bridge.
 
9/7/2018
Construction for the North 4th Street (Route 4007) bridge, spanning Bull Run in the City of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, has been postponed. It was previously scheduled to being the week of September 10. Construction is now expected to begin during the week of September 17 and be complete in late October. During construction, drivers will be directed to follow a car detour along East Gaskill Avenue, 14th Street and Route 130 (Harrison Avenue). A truck detour will be implemented along Oakford Park Road (Route 4003), Business Route 66 (Sheridan Road) and Route 130 (Harrison Avenue).