May 30, 2017
Construction for the Big Sewickley Creek Road (Route 4036) bridge, which spans branch of Big Sewickley Creek in Bell Acres Borough, Allegheny County has been postponed one week. It was previously scheduled to begin during the week of May 29. Additionally, a truck detour has been added to the traffic-control plan.
Construction is now expected to begin during the week of June 5 and be complete in mid-July.
During construction, car traffic will utilize a detour along Hitzel Hill Road (Route 4045), Camp Meeting Road (Route 4032) and Rochester Road (Route 4043). Truck traffic will utilize a detour along Wexford Bane Road (Route 4042), I-79 and Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard).
In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may change.
This bridge is referred to as JV-449 and is one out of the 558 bridges being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. JV references the joint-venture partnership between Walsh/Granite, which is leading construction for the entire project.
Media contact: Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners: Jeff Rossi, 412-596-1832.