PennDOT District 11 is announcing a weekend closure on northbound Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) in Emsworth Borough, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night through Sunday night, June 14-16 weather permitting.

The northbound lanes of Route 65 will close to traffic from 8 p.m. Friday night continuously through 8 p.m. Sunday night at the intersection with Hazelwood Avenue. Crews from Jet Jack, Inc. will conduct sanitary manhole installation work. (The work was originally scheduled for last weekend)

All northbound traffic will be detoured.

Posted detour

  • From northbound Route 65, turn right onto Camp Horne Road
  • Turn left onto Mt. Nebo Road
  • Turn left onto the ramp to southbound I-79 toward Washington
  • Take the Emsworth/Sewickley (Exit 66) off-ramp
  • Turn left onto Glenfield Road
  • Glenfield Road becomes Kilbuck Street
  • Turn right onto the ramp to northbound Route 65
  • End detour

Southbound Route 65 traffic will not be affected.

PennDOT is not involved in this work and is providing this information as a public service announcement only. For additional information contact Joseph Santorine at 412-409-2402.

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