Route 65 Traffic Pattern Changes Begin Tuesday
Motorists should expect traffic pattern changes Tuesday, Aug. 7 on Route 65 in Emsworth as crews work on concrete patching, milling and paving, improving drainage and adjusting manholes in the passing lanes.
Single-lane traffic in each direction will be shifted from the passing left lanes to the right travel lanes between Camp Horne Road and Terrace Drive.
One lane of traffic in each direction using the travel lanes will continue around-the-clock through late August.
The work is part of an overall $5.1 million, 4.5-mile project on Route 65 that includes milling and resurfacing, drainage, guide rail, curbing, signs, signals, structure repairs and other improvements in Emsworth, Sewickley, Edgeworth, Leetsdale and Ambridge. The prime contractor is Lindy Paving of New Castle. Overall work will conclude in spring 2013.
Redgate Road sewer line improvements begin Wednesday in Haysville
Redgate Road in Aleppo Township and Haysville will be closed long-term beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Crews will be installing new sewer lines on Redgate Road between Route 65 and Merriman Road.
The closure will begin at 7 a.m. on Wednesday continuing through early October.
Signs will be posted to guide motorists around the closure using Route 65 to Kilbuck Street to Deer Run Road. About 428 vehicles use Redgate Road on an average day.
I-79 Bridge Deck Repairs Wednesday and Thursday in Franklin Park
On Wednesday and Thursday, PennDOT will begin conducting minor deck repairs on the bridges that carry Interstate-79 over Red Mud Hollow Road and Nicholson Road in Franklin Park.
PennDOT maintenance crews will be repairing concrete on the bridges between the Interstate-279 (Parkway North Exit 72) and Mt. Nebo Road (Exit 68) interchanges. Single-lane closures will happen in both directions as needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.
Motorists should allow extra time and expect changing patterns and delays. Visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on most major roadways before traveling.