Thursday, April 4, 2013
The bridge is expected to reopen in late June.
The bridge that carries Plum Street over Plum Creek in Oakmont and Penn Hills will be closed to traffic long-term beginning on Thursday, April 11, according to PennDOT. Jim Struzzi, PennDOT spokesman, said the closing is expected to continue through late June while repairs are made to the bridge, currently rated as structurally deficient. About 2,614 vehicles use this bridge on an average day, according to PennDOT. The $1.2 million repair project that involves replacing the bridge deck, strip seal dams, sidewalk and parapets, substructure repairs, spot/zone painting, milling and overlay on the approaches and other improvements. Swank Associated Companies of New Kensington is the prime contractor. Overall work will conclude this fall. When …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Work will occur through Friday, March 29, weather permitting.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation crews will be performing patching, pipe installation and inlet repairs in the Plum area this week. Work will occur through Friday, March 29, weather permitting. Here's a look at where crews will be working: Motorists are advised to use caution, slow down and anticipate changing traffic patterns, lane closures and possible delays when traveling through the area. ___________________ Plum-Oakmont Patch is on Facebook and on Twitter . Don't forget to sign up for our daily email newsletter by clicking here .
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The safety effort focuses on seat belt use, impaired driving and aggressive driving.
Thanksgiving and Christmas are some of the busiest holidays when it comes to traveling, so the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and police are teaming up to enforce safe travels. PennDOT and police statewide are joining forces for “Operation Safe Holiday,” an initiative including seat-belt, aggressive-driving and impaired-driving enforcement aimed at keeping roadways safe this holiday season. According to a PennDOT press release, the operation is under way, beginning with statewide Click It or Ticket seat-belt enforcement. Through the New Year, police also will use sobriety checkpoints, roving patrols and regular traffic safety patrols to crack down on motorists who are speeding, driving aggressively or driving while impaired by …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Here's a traffic update.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Traffic on southbound (inbound) Route 28 in Millvale will be reduced to a single lane on Wednesday and Thursday nights, Jan. 4 and 5, weather permitting. Crews will be installing lights on a sign structure near the Shaler water treatment facility. Single lane restrictions will occur as needed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. The $23.5 million Route 28/40th Street Improvement Project includes widening and reconstruction, drainage, concrete barrier, concrete curb and sidewalk, highway lighting, signing and pavement marking, sign structures, signals and ITS (Intelligent Transportation System) installation, wall construction, water line and sewer relocation, demolition, and other construction from about 1,300 feet north of the 31st Street …