Route 50 Washington Avenue Improvements Continue this Weekend in Carnegie

PennDOT District 11 is announcing improvement work on Route 50 (Washington Avenue) in Carnegie Borough, Allegheny County will occur this weekend Saturday morning, November 4 through Monday morning, November 6 weather permitting.

Concrete patching, sawcutting, joint sealing, and other miscellaneous construction activities requiring single-lane alternating traffic on Route 50 between East Main Street and Lincoln Avenue from 7 a.m. Saturday morning through 6 a.m. Monday morning. Noise restrictions will be in place from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday nights. Overnight work will be limited to less disruptive operations.

Additionally, concrete patching work will occur on Academy Street requiring a roadway closure and the detouring of traffic from 7 a.m. Saturday morning continuously through 6 a.m. Monday morning.

Posted Detour

From Academy Street, take Washington Avenue (Route 50) south

Turn left onto Hope Hollow Road

Turn left onto Greentree Road (Route 3052)

Turn left onto Greentree Road (Route 121)

Turn right onto the West 376 ramp toward the Airport

Follow westbound I-376 to the Carnegie interchange

Take the ramp to Route 50 Carnegie/Heidelberg (Exit 65)

Bear left toward Route 50 Heidelberg

Turn left onto Chestnut Street

Follow Chestnut Street back to Academy Street

End detour

Work on this $1.2 million project will occur on Route 50 between Boden Avenue and East Main Street.

Please use caution while traveling through the work zone. Flaggers will assist motorists through the construction area.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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 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.

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