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Green Tree Road Signal Improvements Begin Monday, 1/14, in Green Tree Borough and Will Go Through Monday, 2/18

PennDOT District 11 is announcing traffic signal improvement work on Green Tree Road (Routes 121/3101) in Green Tree Borough, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, January 14 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Monday, February 18 on Green Tree Road between McKinney Lane and Potomac Avenue.  Crews from Bronder Technical Services will conduct traffic signal updates at seven intersections.  At least one lane in each direction will remain open while the work occurs.  Off-duty police will assist motorists as needed.


Route 837 East Carson Street Lane Closures Begin Monday Night, 2/11

PennDOT District 11 is announcing manhole repair work on East Carson Street (Route 837) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday night, February 11 weather permitting.

Single-lane closures will occur as needed on East Carson Street between Smithfield Street and South 25th Street from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. weeknights through Friday night, March 8. Crews from the Duquesne Light Company will conduct manhole repairs.

PennDOT is not involved in this work and is providing this information as a public service announcement only. For additional information contact Traci Jackson at 412-393-7813.


Elizabeth Bridge Weekday Lane Restrictions Begin Monday, 1/28, in Allegheny County

PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on the Elizabeth Bridge (Route 51) in Elizabeth and West Elizabeth boroughs, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, January 28 weather permitting, and end in late 2019.

Single-lane restrictions will occur, weather permitting, on the Elizabeth Bridge weekdays through late February as crews install bird screens. Restrictions will not occur in both directions simultaneously.  Work will occur in the southbound direction from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. or in the northbound direction from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The work is part of the $31.3 million Elizabeth Bridge Rehabilitation Project.  Additional improvements include concrete deck and barrier replacement, steel repairs, expansion dam replacement, bearing repairs, concrete substructure repairs, full painting, and drainage upgrades on the Elizabeth Bridge over the Monongahela River.  Additionally, five other structures at the bridge will be rehabilitated.

Swank Construction Company LLC is the prime contractor. The overall project will end in late 2019.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for traffic advisories and construction updates for the Route 51 Elizabeth Bridge and other bridge work in Elizabeth Township. Enroll by sending email addresses to stcowan@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – Elizabeth Bridge” in the subject line.


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