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Overnight Bridge Washing Activities This Week, 10/14 – 10/17

PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight bridge washing activities in various locations in Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Thursday nights, October 14-17 weather permitting.

Bridge washing operations requiring lane restrictions will occur in the following locations:

  • West End Bridge over the Ohio River from 10 p.m. through 6 a.m. Monday through Wednesday nights

Crews from Michael Facchiano Contracting, Inc. will conduct the work.


Route 837, West Carson Street, Concrete Reconstruction Begins Sunday Night, 8/25 and Will Continue through Sunday, 10/20

PennDOT District 11 is announcing concrete reconstruction work on Route 837 (West Carson Street) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Sunday night, August 25 weather permitting.

Concrete reconstruction work will occur on West Carson Street between Smithfield Street and Station Square Drive beginning at 10 p.m. Sunday night and continuing around-the-clock through Sunday, October 20. To allow the work to occur, eastbound traffic on West Carson Street will be crossed over into the westbound lanes. A single-lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained in the westbound lanes during the first phase of work. Access to Station Square will be maintained during the improvement work.

Important note: Trucks will not be able to use Commerce Drive to enter Station Square. Trucks will use West Station Square Drive for access to Station Square.

As a reminder, patching work with lane restrictions will continue during off-peak daylight hours and overnights on West Carson Street between Station Square Drive and the West End Circle.

The work is part of the $6.06 million improvement project which also includes base repairs, milling and resurfacing, guide rail improvements, traffic signal updates, drainage upgrades, and sign and pavement marking installation. Gulisek Construction, LLC is the prime contractor.


Route 837, West Carson Street, Phase Change Sunday Night, 10/6, and Will Continue through Early November

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a phase change for the concrete reconstruction work on Route 837 (West Carson Street) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Sunday night, October 6 weather permitting.

Concrete reconstruction work will continue on West Carson Street between Smithfield Street and Station Square Drive. The project will move into the next phase of work which will cross vehicles into the recently completed eastbound lanes beginning at 10 p.m. Sunday night continuously through early November. A single-lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained in the eastbound lanes during this phase of work. Access to Station Square will be maintained during the improvement work, however, trucks will not be able to use Commerce Drive to enter Station Square. Trucks will use West Station Square Drive for access to Station Square.

As a reminder, patching work with lane restrictions will continue during off-peak daylight hours and overnights on West Carson Street between Station Square Drive and the West End Circle.

The work is part of the $6.06 million improvement project which also includes base repairs, milling and resurfacing, guide rail improvements, traffic signal updates, drainage upgrades, and sign and pavement marking installation.  Gulisek Construction, LLC is the prime contractor.


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