SOUTHBOUND ROUTE 65 REOPENS TO UNRESTRICTED TRAFFIC IN PITTSBURGH
Southbound Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, has reopened to unrestricted traffic between the McKees Rocks Bridge and the Fort Duquesne Bridge.
Work on the $25.2 million improvement project began on May 23, 2016 and includes concrete patching, an asphalt overlay, bridge rehabilitation, ramp improvements, drainage and guiderail updates, signage, retaining wall repairs and pavement marking installation. The majority of the work occurred in the southbound direction in 2016. After a winter hiatus, improvement work will occur in the northbound direction in 2017.
Beginning Monday, October 24, short-term, single-lane restrictions will occur as needed on southbound Route 65 in various locations to allow crews to conduct sign installation work. The restrictions will occur as needed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, December 31.
ROUTE 51 WEST CARSON STREET LANE RESTRICTIONS MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 – WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10 IN PITTSBURGH
Lane restrictions on West Carson Street (Route 51) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, October 24 weather permitting.
Single-lane restrictions in each direction on West Carson Street between the Corliss Tunnel and the West End Bridge will occur Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Wednesday, November 10. Crews from the Lane Construction Corporation will conduct tree and brush trimming.
Lanes will be shifted during the work and flaggers will assist motorists through the work zone. Please use caution when traveling through the area.