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Kenmawr Bridge Closure

May 31

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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until July 1, 2021

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5/14/21 UPDATE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 14, 2021
REMINDER: Kenmawr Bridge 45-Day Closure Begins May 17 in Allegheny County
Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is reminding motorists the long-term closure of the Kenmawr Bridge in Swissvale and Rankin boroughs, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, May 17 weather permitting.
A full closure of the Kenmawr Bridge over the Norfolk Southern railroad tracks between
Woodstock Avenue in Swissvale Borough and 6th Avenue in Rankin Borough will begin at 3 a.m. Monday, May 17. The bridge will remain closed continuously through Thursday, July 1. Crews will conduct roadway tie-in work to the new structure. All bridge traffic will be detoured.
Posted Detours
North of the Kenmawr Bridge
• Take South Braddock Avenue north
• Take the ramp to 376 East toward Monroeville
• Take the ramp to Route 30 East (Exit 78A) toward Forest Hills
• Follow Route 30 eastbound to Navy-Marine Corps Way in North Versailles Township
• Turn right onto Navy-Marine Corps Way
• Turn right onto East Pittsburgh McKeesport Boulevard
• Turn left onto Braddock Avenue
• Turn right onto Talbot Avenue
• Follow Talbot Avenue to South Braddock Avenue
• End detour
South of the Kenmawr Bridge
• Take South Braddock Avenue south
• Turn right onto Kenmawr Avenue
• Kenmawr Avenue becomes Braddock Avenue
• Follow Braddock Avenue to East Pittsburgh McKeesport Boulevard
• Turn right onto East Pittsburgh McKeesport Boulevard
• Turn left onto Navy-Marine Corps Way
• Turn left onto Route 30
• Follow Route 30 westbound to I-376 in Forest Hills Borough
• Take the ramp toward 376 West 22/30 Pittsburgh/Monroeville
• Take the left-hand ramp toward West 376/22/30 toward Pittsburgh
• From westbound I-376, take the ramp to Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77)
• At the traffic signal, turn left onto southbound South Braddock Avenue
• End detour
Once the bridge reopens to traffic motorists will see various lane restrictions through
September. Remaining work will include sidewalk improvements, side road work, Port Authority ramp tie-in, and grading and landscaping.
The $12.46 million project includes the replacement of the weight restricted bridge, lane widening, traffic signal upgrades at the intersection of Woodstock and South Braddock Avenues, drainage improvements, guide rail updates, sign upgrades, and pavement marking installation.
Golden Triangle Construction is the prime contractor.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.
511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010
5/4/21 UPDATE🚧⚠️⛔️ Road Closure Alert
It’s been said that difficult roads lead to beautiful endings.
Please note the road closure scheduled for May 17th-July 1st 2021 from Woodstock to Braddock Avenue for the Kenmawr Bridge Project
5/15/21 UPDATE:  Kennywood posted detour uses Exit 74 Squirrel Hill.

Venue

Kenmawr Bridge
Braddock Avenue
Swissvale, PA 15218 United States
Website:
https://www.penndot.gov/regionaloffices/district-11/pages/details.aspx?newsid=4625

Organizer

PennDOT
Phone:
717-787-2838