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District 12 News

12/13/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that today there will be daylight traffic restrictions on eastbound Interstate 70 from the South Junction toward Route 519 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The contractor will be milling and paving in this area.
 
12/11/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that there will be daylight traffic pattern changes on southbound Interstate 79 near the Laboratory Exit so that paving can occur tomorrow, December 12 and if needed on Thursday, December 13.
 
12/10/2018
PennDOT District 12 would like to advise motorists that there will be traffic pattern changes on both east and westbound Interstate 70 between Exit 49 (Smithton) and Exit 53 (Yukon) so that emergency pothole filling can occur. On December 13 starting at 9:00 AM, there will be single lanes in both directions for approximately 8 hours.
 
12/10/2018
Washington County Maintenance Manager, Adam Smith, announced the following tentative work plan for the week of December 10, 2018.
 
12/5/2018
The reopening of the North 4th Street (PA 4007) bridge, spanning Bull Run in the City of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, will be delayed.
 
12/5/2018
The reopening of the Route 711 (North Market Street) bridge, spanning Mill Creek in Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, has been delayed.
 
11/30/2018
Washington County Maintenance Manager, Adam Smith, announced the following tentative work plan for the week of December 3, 2018. All maintenance activities are conducted on a weather-permitting basis. Motorists should drive with caution throughout all work areas and be alert for signed work zones requiring the usage of headlights.
 
11/29/2018
The reopening of the Castile Run Road (Route 1011) bridge, spanning South Fork Tenmile Creek in Jefferson Township and the Borough of Clarksville, Greene County, has been delayed.
 
11/28/2018
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today joined PennDOT regional, park, and local officials to break ground on the Ohiopyle Intermodal Gateway project.
 
11/27/2018
The Pittsburgh Street Extension (Route 1031) bridge, which spans Mounts Creek in Connellsville Township and the City of Connellsville, Fayette County, reopened to traffic on Wednesday, November 21. This bridge was replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.
 
11/27/2018
The Route 88 (McKean Avenue) bridge, which spans Maple Creek in Speers and Charleroi boroughs, Washington County, reopened to traffic on Wednesday, November 21. This bridge was replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.
 
11/27/2018
The Brinkerton Road (Route 2009) bridge, which spans Township Line Run in Hempfield and Unity townships, Westmoreland County, reopened to traffic on Wednesday, November 21. This bridge was replaced as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.
 
11/16/2018
​ on Tuesday, November 20 from 9am to 3pm Interstate70 will have a lane closure near exit 21 westbound while the contractor removes the split in the traffic control at this area. There will be a right lane closure until the traffic pattern can be switched from a split traffic pattern to a solid pattern.
 
11/16/2018
The Nelson Road (Route 2015) bridge, which spans Meadow Run in Wharton Township, Fayette 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.
 
11/16/2018
Patching is planned for SR 844 (Segment 290-300) – Jefferson Avenue. Spray Patching planned for SR 3037 (Segment 4 – 150) – Ackley Creek Road and West Finley Road. Crack sealing is scheduled for SR 8046. Pipe flushing is scheduled for I-70. Inlet repair is planned for SR 2037 (Segment 30). Ditchline cleaning is scheduled for SR 88 (Segment 30) – Front Street and SR 88 (Segment 420) – Chester Avenue. Rock lining is scheduled for SR 2037 (Segment 20 to 30) -Twin Bridges Road, and SR 331 (Segment 52 to 72 (Brush Run Road). Shoulder stabilization work is planned for SR 331 (Segment 52 to 72) – Brush Run Road. Slide work is planned for SR 1009 (Segment 200) – Morganza Road.
 
11/15/2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will conduct an open house and plans display to inform the public of the proposed Route 119/South Main Street Over Zellers Run Bridge replacement near the Route 30 interchange in South Greensburg and Southwest Greensburg boroughs, Westmoreland County. The proposed work includes demolition of the existing bridge, construction of a new box culvert, and approach roadway work on Route 119. Construction is anticipated to begin in the summer of 2019.
 
11/13/2018
Bentleyville Road (Route 2023) bridge, spanning Pigeon Creek in Fallowfield Township, Washington County, will be closed for three days beginning at 7:00 am on Wednesday, November 14 until 5:00 pm on Friday, November 16. During this time, drivers will be directed to follow a detour along I-70, (Route 481) and Bentleyville Road (Route 2023).
 
11/6/2018
Linden Creek Road (Route 1023) Bridge in North Strabane Township Open to Traffic Construction to be complete after Overlay Surface is applied to Bridge Deck
 
10/31/2018
Bridge Repair is scheduled on State Route 4019 (Redstone Church Road). Base Repair is scheduled on State Route 1015 (Rich Hill). Culvert Replacement is scheduled on State Route 2002 (Kirby Road). Shoulder Repair is scheduled on State Route 3010, State Route 3004 and State Route 3012. Shoulder Cutting is scheduled on State Route 2007 and State Route 2009. Crack Sealing is scheduled on State Route 0201 (Fayette City Road) and State Route 0051 (Pittsburgh Road). Signs will be updated, downed signs will be reset on various routes, and work orders will be addressed on various state routes County Wide.
 
10/31/2018
a section of Kirby Road between Quebec Road and Thurby Road will be closed and detoured between November 5 an November 9. This closure is necessary so that a culvert under the road can be replaced. A marked detour will be in place that uses Route 2004 (Quebec Road), Route 2003 (Wharton Furnace Road), Route 40 and Route 2001 (Skyline Road).