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Route 51 Daylight Bridge Washing Activities Continue Thursday in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge washing activities on Route 51 in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will continue Thursday, October 11 weather permitting.

Bridge washing operations requiring a single-lane closure will occur weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Wednesday, October 24 in the following locations: 

  • Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) over Weyman Run near the intersection with Route 88 in the City of Pittsburgh. 

  • Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) over Saw Mill Run near Edgebrook Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh.

Crews from Michael Facchiano Contracting, Inc. will conduct the work.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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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