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Next Phase of Freedom Road Upgrade begins Wednesday in Beaver County


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing the next phase of the Freedom Road Upgrade Project in Freedom Borough and New Sewickley Township, Beaver County, will begin on Wednesday, February 14 weather permitting.
The next phase of work will begin 7 a.m. on Wednesday and include utility relocation, completion of the Snake Run and Park Quarry bridges, asphalt paving, excavation work, guiderail and sign updates and drainage improvements.  To allow the work to occur Freedom Crider Road will close to traffic around-the-clock between Lovi Road and Route 989 through early August.  Local traffic will have access to their property.  All other traffic will be detoured.
Posted Detour
Westbound on Freedom Crider Road
  • Turn right onto Route 989
  • Turn left onto Lovi Road (Route 2018)
  • Follow Lovi Road to Freedom Crider Road
  • End detour
Eastbound on Freedom Crider Road
  • Same detour in the opposite direction
Crews from Independence Excavating, Inc. will conduct the improvement work.
This work is part of the Freedom Road Upgrade project, which includes realignment and roadway reconstruction on Freedom Road (Route 2004) between Route 65 in Conway Borough and Park Quarry Road in New Sewickley Township.  The project will consist of reconstructing Crows Run Road (T-575) and relocating Freedom Road to follow the T-575 corridor.  The project will enhance safety and address substandard roadway features.  Additionally, this multi-year project will include bridge and structure replacement, utility and stream relocation, wetland mitigation and other various construction activities.
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MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, Press Officer, 412-429-5010 (Office), 412-334-5436 (Cell Phone)
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