Friday, May 17, 2013
PennDOT is set to begin a $6.3 million improvement project.
PennDOT plans to begin a $6.3 million project to improve Route 65, or Ohio River Boulevard, starting on Monday, May 20. According to PennDOT, crews will be improving drainage, milling and paving. To allow initial work to occur, southbound traffic will be shifted to the northbound lanes of Route 65 from Camp Horne Road in Emsworth to Locust Street in Avalon. Work to start the shift will begin at 8 p.m. on Monday evening. One 10-foot wide lane will be maintained in each direction in this area around-the-clock for the duration of the project. Join Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Check out some of today's other top stories here.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Beginning tonight, traffic will be down to a single-lane in each direction from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m., according to PennDOT.
Starting tonight, PennDOT plans to begin work to improve Route 65/Ohio River Boulevard between Sewickley and Ambridge, Beaver County. Weather permitting, the work will continue through Saturday, Sept. 8, PennDOT said Tuesday in a news release. Crews will be removing guiderail, milling and resurfacing Route 65 from Chestnut Street in Sewickley to Ambridge. To minimize impacts on the motorists, PennDOT said single-lane traffic in each direction will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday nights. Check out our map for live traffic updates!
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Overnight restrictions are planned through early October.
On Monday night, PennDOT crews will begin working in the area to improve drainage and mill and resurface Route 65 in Sewickley. The work is expected to last through early October. Jim Struzzi, PennDOT spokesman, said the work is planned from Chestnut Street in Sewickley, near the bridge, to Ambridge on Route 65, also known as Ohio River Boulevard. To minimize impacts on motorists, Struzzi said lane closures and single-lane traffic will occur from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday nights through early October. Traffic is being detoured to the Sewickley Bridge as PennDOT embarks on a $16.6 million repair project to the nearby Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge, which has been closed since March. The bridge is expected to reopen in mid-…
Friday, July 20, 2012
Improvement work will take place overnight July 30, according to PennDOT.
Signs are posted on Route 65 announcing a road project that's scheduled to begin later this month in the area of the Sewickley Bridge. Jim Struzzi, PennDOT spokesman, said the improvement project will take place overnight July 30 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Planned work includes drainage, milling, paving and tree trimming. Meanwhile, rehabilitation work is also continuing to move forward on the Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge. Struzzi said the bridge project "is progressing well." "Weather has been cooperative this season," he said. Despite the extreme heat, Struzzi said the crews on the bridge have been working 10 to 12 hour shifts and continue to perform exceptionally. The contractor is in the process of removing the old deck using two crews to …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Work will restrict traffic for Sewickley residents heading downtown or points east, west or south.
If you are out and about this weekend, you’ll want to know where PennDOT crews will be working. Work will restrict traffic for Sewickley residents heading downtown, or using the Parkway East, West, Interstate 79 or Route 28. Parkway East Squirrel Hill Tunnel Rehabilitation Traffic in the inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel on the Parkway East will be restricted to a single lane from 10 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday for tunnel rehabilitation work. Roadway improvements Work to improve the inbound Parkway East between Grant Street and the Stanwix Street on-ramp – the area known as the “bathtub” along the Mon Wharf - will continue from 9 p.m. Friday through approximately Noon on Saturday. The “bathtub” area and the ramp from Grant Street to …
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Work is scheduled to be completed Feb. 3 if the weather permits.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Just when you thought the lane closures on Interstate 79 were over, along comes another one. Starting today, daily short-term lane closures will occur between Exits 72 (I-279) and 78 (Cranberry/Route 228) as crews install cable median barriers and guide rails, PennDOT announced. No weekend work is planned, and the project is scheduled to be completed Feb. 3, weather permitting. Here is the schedule for the single-lane closures: Northbound: Southbound: Southbound restrictions will be lifted by 5 p.m. Jan. 31 for the Penguins home game. PennDOT advises motorists to use caution, slow down and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area. The prime contractor for the work is Swank Associated Companies Inc. of New …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Restrictions will occur as needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Jan. 27, according to PennDOT.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Beginning on Monday, Jan. 16, motorists traveling through Ambridge on northbound Route 65 in the area under the Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge should be prepared for short-term lane closures, according to PennDOT. Weather permitting, crews will be installing work platforms and containment systems above Route 65. Restrictions will occur as needed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Jan. 27. The Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge crosses the Ohio River between Route 65 and Route 51 in Aliquippa and Ambridge. The $16.6 million project to rehabilitate the 10-span structure includes rehabilitation, deck and sidewalk replacement, concrete spall repair, steel repair and replacement, railing, structural steel painting, bituminous pavement patching, …
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Construction work includes Route 65 and Interstate 79.
If you're planning to leave town this weekend, be prepared to meet construction as several highway and bridge improvements will be happening around Allegheny County. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is warning motorists to anticipate highway work zones, slowing down, and possible delays. Here is PennDOT's summary of major closings and restrictions this weekend: Interstate-79 Bridge Work Single lane traffic will occur on southbound I-79 between the Cranberry and Wexford interchanges (Exits 78-73) from 10 p.m. on Friday through 5 p.m. on Saturday. Significant delays should be expected on southbound I-79 Saturday. Parkway West - Drainage Improvements Outbound (westbound) single lane traffic will occur on I-376 (Parkway West) …
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Motorists can expect single-lane traffic through Friday.
Motorists traveling Route 65 this morning through Glenfield should allow additional travel time because of construction. Route 65 will be limited to a single lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Interstate 79 interchange area in Glenfield, according to Pennsylvania Department of Transportation officials. Crews will be working on drainage. Restrictions will occur through Friday. All ramps will remain open, according to PennDOT. The work is part of a project begun in 2009 to improve the I-79 Neville Island Bridge and Route 65 interchange and approaching roadways. Work is expected to be completed in the spring.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
PennDOT was scheduled to begin three projects today on Route 65 in Glenfield, Avalon and McKees Rocks.
PennDOT was scheduled to begin three projects today along Route 65 between Leetsdale and Pittsburgh, but the roadwork was delayed until tomorrow or postponed for a later date, all because of the snowfall. A two-day project in the area of the Interstate-79 interchange in Glenfield now will begin Wednesday. Crews will be installing overhead signs, guide rail and drainage in several locations through the interchange area on Wednesday and Thursday, according to Jim Struzzi, PennDOT spokesman. Struzzi said restrictions will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day with single-lane closures in both directions on Route 65. All ramps will remain open. The work is part of an overall project that started in 2009 to improve the I-79 Neville Island Bridge…