Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing a traffic shift on the Route 51 (Stoops Ferry Road) bridge in Moon
Township, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, July 15 weather permitting.
Crews will shift
traffic to one side of the bridge for pavement marking installation from 10
a.m. to 2 p.m. daily through Saturday, July 20 in preparation for long-term
(approximately one month) traffic shift while the contractor reconstructs the
The work is part of
the $3.54 million bridge replacement project which also includes bridge
widening with a new left turn lane, a new traffic signal, curb and sidewalk
improvements, concrete reconstruction, and roadway resurfacing. The bridge
replacement will use accelerated bridge replacement techniques which will
require a 12-day closure with a traffic detour, which is anticipated to occur
in late summer/early fall of 2019. The roadway and intersection work will
utilize long-term phased construction maintaining two lanes of traffic,
off-peak lane restrictions and three weekends of single-lane restrictions.
The Joseph B. Fay
Company is the prime contractor. The overall project is anticipated to be
completed in late October 2019.
Please use caution
when traveling through the area.
Motorists can check
conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and
available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts,
traffic speed information and access to more than 950 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
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010
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