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Route 791 Rodi Road Improvement Work Continues in Penn Hills

​PennDOT District 11 is announcing improvement work on Route 791 (Rodi Road) in the Municipality of Penn Hills, Allegheny County continues tonight, Monday night, May 20 weather permitting.

A portion of Rodi Road will close to traffic weeknights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. through Thursday night, May 30.  Crews A. Liberoni, Inc. will conduct inlet installation work requiring the overnight closures of Rodi Road between Frankstown Road and Jefferson Road. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detours

North of the Closure

Follow Frankstown Road (Route 380) west

Turn left onto Beulah Road (Route 130)

Turn left onto Churchill Road

Turn left onto the ramp to East 376 toward Monroeville

Take the ramp to Business 22 Monroeville (Exit 80)

Turn left onto Rodi Road

End detour

South of the Closure

Follow Rodi Road south

Take the ramp to West 376/22 toward Pittsburgh

From westbound 376 (Parkway East), take the left-hand ramp to Route 130 Churchill (Exit 79B)

Turn right onto Beulah Road (Route 130)

Turn right onto Frankstown Road (Route 380)

Follow Frankstown Road back to Rodi Road

End detour

From Westbound Business 22

Take the left-hand ramp to West 376/22 toward Pittsburgh

From westbound 376 (Parkway East), take the left-hand ramp to Route 130 Churchill (Exit 79B)

Turn right onto Beulah Road (Route 130)

Turn right onto Frankstown Road (Route 380)

Follow Frankstown Road back to Rodi Road

End detour


Route 2059 Long Road Slide Repair Starts Monday in Penn Hills

PennDOT is announcing slide repair work on Route 2059 (Long Road) in Municipality of Penn Hills, Allegheny County will begin Monday, May 20 weather permitting.

Slide repair work, pipe replacement, and shoulder reconstruction requiring the closure of a portion of Long Road will begin at 7 a.m. Monday. To allow the work to occur, an around-the-clock closure of Long Road between Beulah Road (Route 130) and Pentland Drive will occur through mid-June. Traffic will be detoured via Route 130 and Route 380.

PennDOT crews will conduct the work. Please use caution when traveling through the corridor.


I-376 Parkway East Lane Restrictions this Weekend in Churchill, Wilkins, Penn Hills, and Monroeville

PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in Churchill Borough, Wilkins Township and the Municipalities of Penn Hills and Monroeville, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night through Monday morning, May 17-20 weather permitting.

I-376 will be down to a single-lane of traffic in each direction between the Monroeville/Business Route 22 (Exit 80) interchange and the bridge over Old William Penn Highway from 9 p.m. Friday night continuously through 5 a.m. Monday morning. Crews will reconstruct concrete bridge approach slabs.

This work is part of the $70.1 million I-376 Parkway East Betterment Project. Work will include a superstructure replacement over Old William Penn Highway, two bridge rehabilitations over Old William Penn Highway/Lougay Road/Sunset Drive and Thompson Run Road/Thompson Run/Union Railroad, and six bridge preservations along the I-376. Throughout the project motorists can expect long-term single-lane restrictions, several weekends with traffic down to a single lane, and a long-term crossover in 2025. The improvements on the 4.5 miles of the Parkway East between the Churchill/Route 130 (Exit 79B) and Monroeville/Route 48 (Exit 84A) exit are anticipated to conclude in the fall 2026. Swank Construction Company, LLC is the prime contractor.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Parkway East traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to ymanyisha@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – Parkway East” in the subject line.


I-376 Parkway East Bridge Inspection Activities Begin Monday in Allegheny County

PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge inspection activities on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh and Swissvale, Edgewood, Wilkinsburg and Forest Hills boroughs, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, May 6 weather permitting.

Bridge inspection activities on I-376, requiring single-lane and shoulder restrictions on several ramps and roadways beneath the Parkway East will occur weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, May 17 in the following locations:

Route 30 (Ardmore Boulevard) in each direction between the Forrest Hills/Route 30 (Exit 78A) and Wilkinsburg/Route 8 (Exit 78B) off-ramps.

On-ramp that carries westbound Route 30 (Ardmore Boulevard) to eastbound I-376.
On-ramp that carries westbound Route 30 (Ardmore Boulevard) to westbound I-376.
All on and off ramps at the Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) interchange.
South Braddock Avenue in each direction between Towne Center Drive and Allenby Avenue.

Crews from the Sofis Company, Inc. will conduct the inspection work. Please use caution in the area.


I-376 Parkway East Single-lane Restriction Begins Monday in Churchill, Wilkins, Penn Hills, and Monroeville

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a single-lane restriction on I-376 (Parkway East) in Churchill Borough, Wilkins Township and the Municipalities of Penn Hills and Monroeville, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, April 8 weather permitting.

Starting 6 p.m. Monday, I-376 will be down to two lanes of traffic in each direction between the Churchill/Route 130 (Exit 79B) interchange and the Monroeville/Route 48 (Exit 84A) exit through late November. Additionally, I-376 will be reduced to a single-lane of traffic weeknights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. in the same location. Crews will conduct concrete median barrier replacement, roadway rehabilitation, expansion dam replacements, concrete rehabilitation, modified concrete overlays, paving, and bridge painting.

This work is part of the $70.1 million I-376 Parkway East Betterment Project. Work will include a superstructure replacement over Old William Penn Highway, two bridge rehabilitations over Old William Penn Highway/Lougay Road/Sunset Drive and Thompson Run Road/Thompson Run/Union Railroad, and six bridge preservations along the I-376. Throughout the project motorists can expect long-term single-lane restrictions, several weekends with traffic down to a single lane, and a long-term crossover in 2025. The improvements on the 4.5 miles of the Parkway East between the Churchill/Route 130 (Exit 79B) and Monroeville/Route 48 (Exit 84A) exits are anticipated to conclude in the fall 2026. Swank Construction Company, LLC is the prime contractor.


Penn Circle Conversion Project Construction Restarting 

Construction work for the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Penn Circle Two-Way Conversion project restarted today. This comes after a brief hiatus in construction to accommodate for winter weather beginning in November 2023.  

During the final construction phase, there will be lane closures on the following segments of the project area: 

S Euclid Ave between Penn Avenue and Centre Avenue 

N Euclid Ave between Station Street and Penn Avenue 

Station St. between Highland Avenue and Rural Street 

A traffic management plan is being deployed as part of the project in order to keep traffic circulating smoothly and safely through the area. Access to Friendship Ave from the Euclid Ave and Baum Blvd. intersection is being maintained as well as access to driveways and businesses with temporary closures during times of adjacent construction. 

During construction, motorists should be aware that parking will be temporarily limited. Crews are expected to work from 7:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. Project construction will continue tentatively wrap up in July 2024.  


I-376 Parkway East Ramp Restrictions in Penn Hills

PennDOT District 11 is announcing ramp restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in the Municipalities of Penn Hills, Allegheny County, will begin Wednesday, March 20 weather permitting.

Starting Wednesday, single-lane and shoulder restrictions will occur on the eastbound I-376 on and off ramps to Penn Hills (Exit 81) and on Rodi Road in each direction between Business Route 22 (William Penn Highway) and Maple Lane weekdays from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through early July. Crews from Swank Construction Company, LLC will perform roadway rehabilitation, concrete curb and median replacement, concrete shoulder reconstruction, and other miscellaneous construction.

This work is part of the $73 million I-376 Parkway East Betterment Project. Work will include a superstructure replacement over Old William Penn Highway, two bridge rehabilitations over Old William Penn highway/Lougay Road/Sunset Drive and Thompson Run Road/Thompson Run/Union Railroad, and six bridge preservations along the I-376. Throughout the project motorists can expect long-term single-lane restrictions, several weekends with traffic down to a single lane, and a long-term crossover in 2025. The improvements on the 4.5 miles of the Parkway East between the Churchill/Route 130 (Exit 79B) and Monroeville/Business Route 22 (Exit 80) interchanges are anticipated to conclude in the fall 2026.


Penn Ave Closed Intermittently to Westbound Traffic    

A heads-up for residents and anyone traveling in Garfield on Penn Ave; the roadway is closed intermittently in the Westbound (inbound) direction which started on Monday, March 11th.  

Individual blocks of Penn Ave will close due to ongoing main-line maintenance projects overseen by People’s Gas. At this time, the project requires westbound lane closure of a singular block, during working hours (8am-4pm). While Eastbound (outbound) traffic lane will remain open during work hours. 

Work is starting within the 5400 block of Penn Ave. from North Aiken Ave. to Roup Ave. and is expected to end in late April. Crews will then be on the 5300 block of Penn Avenue spanning from North Atlantic Ave. to North Aiken Ave. until early June. Work will then take place in the 5200 block of Penn Ave. between North Pacific Ave. and North Atlantic Ave. until mid-July.  

Crews will complete the work in the 5100 block of Penn Ave. between North Evaline Street to North Pacific Ave. with work anticipated to being completed in late August. Work on each block is expected to have the roadway closed for roughly six weeks.  

While westbound lanes of Penn Ave. in Garfield are closed during working hours. Two-way traffic flow will take place after 4pm. Effective detours have been established and signage posted to accommodate vehicular traffic around the work site. The first detour takes place on the 5400 block of Penn Ave. via Broad St. Eastbound travel lanes remain open and unimpeded. 

Westbound buses, trucks, and emergency vehicles will be allowed to travel through on Penn Ave.


New Kensington Bridge Preservation Work in East Deer and New Kensington

​PennDOT District 11 is announcing preservation work on the New Kensington Bridge which carries Route 1038 over the Allegheny River in East Deer Township in Allegheny County and the City of New Kensington in Westmoreland County will resume tomorrow, Tuesday, March 5 weather permitting.

A long-term traffic shift will begin at approximately 7 a.m. Tuesday on the New Kensington Bridge to allow structure painting, fence replacement, and sidewalk repair work to occur. Two 10-foot wide lanes will be maintained on the bridge.

Single-lane alternating traffic will occur daily on the New Kensington Bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through late 2024 for bridge preservation work. Additionally, traffic stoppages of 10 minutes or less will occur as needed.

Truck traffic will be detoured during this phase of work.

Posted Truck Detours

North of the Closure

Take Freeport Road (Route 1001) northbound

Freeport Road becomes West 7th Avenue (Route 1001)

Turn right onto Route 366 and cross the Tarentum Bridge

Continue straight on Route 366 toward New Kensington onto Stevenson Boulevard

Turn right onto Seventh Street (Route 56)

Turn right onto Industrial Boulevard (Truck Route 56)

Follow Industrial Boulevard back to the New Kensington Bridge

End detour

South of the Closure

From the New Kensington Bridge, take Industrial Boulevard (Truck Route 56) eastbound

Turn left onto Seventh Street (Route 56)

Turn left onto Stevenson Boulevard (Route 366)

Bear right toward Route 366 Tarentum onto Tarentum Bridge Road

Cross the Tarentum Bridge

Turn left onto East 7th Avenue (Route 1001)

East 7th Avenue becomes West 7th Avenue (Route 1001)

West 7th Avenue becomes Freeport Road (Route 1001)

Follow Freeport Road southbound back to the New Kensington Bridge

End detour

Please allow extra time if you travel via the bridge.

This $24.59 million New Kensington / C.L. Schmitt Bridge preservation projects began in March 2023. The bridge, which spans both East Deer Township, Allegheny County and the City of New Kensington, Westmoreland County will undergo a latex overlay, several structural steel repairs, concrete substructure repairs, full painting of the existing superstructure, expansion dam replacement, installation of new light poles and luminaries, and minor approach roadway work. As work occurs this year, motorists can expect a lane width reduction along with flagging operations within the work zone.  A six-week full closure and detour is anticipated to occur on the bridge as crews perform the latex overlay and structural steel repairs located at the expansion dams. The overall completion date is expected to be in late 2024.

 
 

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