Route 51 Saw Mill Run Boulevard Paving this Weekend, 9/20 – 9/22
PennDOT District 11 is announcing paving operations on Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night, September 20 through Sunday morning, September 22 weather permitting.
A single-lane restriction will occur on Route 51 in each direction from 8 p.m. Friday night continuously through 11 a.m. Sunday morning between Warrington Avenue and Woodruff Street.
Important Note: The roadway will reopen to unrestricted traffic at least two hours before the start of the Pitt football game in the inbound direction. Additionally, work will be stopped in the outbound direction and traffic will be unrestricted until two hours after the end of the game.
Motorists should use caution when traveling through the work zone as they may be driving on a milled surface and encounter a deviation between the lanes. Crews from A. Folino Construction will conduct milling and paving operations. Police officers and flaggers will assist motorists through the work zone. Intermittent short-term traffic stoppages may occur.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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 770 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.