Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing an eastbound detour on the Jerome Street (Route 2094/Lysle
Boulevard) Bridge over the Youghiogheny River in the City of McKeesport,
Allegheny County, will occur Sunday night, July 25 weather permitting.
eastbound closure of the Jerome Street Bridge will occur from 9 p.m. Sunday
night through 5 a.m. Monday morning as crews conduct bridge deck placement
traffic will be detoured.
From eastbound West Fifth
Avenue, turn left onto Ramp Number 1
Turn right onto Rebecca Street
Turn left onto Atlantic Avenue
Turn left onto Erie Street
From Erie Street, slight left
onto River Road
Turn right onto River Drive
Turn right onto Liberty Way and
cross the 15th
Turn left onto Route 148
Follow Route 148 back to Lysle
additional overnight closure in the eastbound direction is anticipated to occur
in July. Information will be provided in
advance of the closure.
a reminder, the Jerome Street Bridge is closed in the westbound direction
around-the-clock through November.
rehabilitation work on the Jerome Street Bridge over the Youghiogheny River in
the City of McKeesport began in the summer of 2020. The $15.44 million
rehabilitation project is anticipated to conclude in the winter of 2022 and
includes a new concrete deck and sidewalk, barrier repairs, full painting,
structural steel repairs, concrete substructure repairs, bearing replacement,
and new expansion dams.
Joseph B. Fay Company is the prime contractor.
use caution when traveling through the area.
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 1,000 traffic cameras.
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