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Southbound Route 51 Saw Mill Run Boulevard Lane Restriction Underway in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on southbound Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will occur Friday through Monday, August 10-13.

A single-lane restriction is underway on southbound Route 51 between Ensign Avenue and Edgebrook Avenue.  The around-the-clock restriction will remain in place through 6 a.m. Monday morning. Crews from Allison Park Contractors will conduct slope erosion repair work.  Northbound Route 51 traffic will not be impacted.

Please use caution, allow extra time, and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 860 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 website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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