The Department of Public Works announced that the Fleming Park Bridge (Neville Road) in Neville Township and Stowe Township will close at 6 a.m. on Monday, August 13, 2018. The closure, which is expected to last until the end of June 2019, is required for sidewalk replacement, steel repairs, expansion dam replacement, paint, and an overlay on the concrete deck.
Traffic will be detoured using Route 51, I-79, and Grand Avenue.
During the project, a pedestrian shuttle will be available from 5 a.m. to midnight on weekdays, 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturdays, and 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. on Sundays. Shuttles at the following designated locations will arrive at least once every 30 minutes, except for during weekends and from 11 a.m.to 3 p.m. on weekdays, when they will arrive at least once every hour.
- Neville Road where it intersects with the industrial driveway at the northern point of the closure.
- The intersection of Fifth Street and Montour Street. This is the first drop-off point where passengers can transfer from the shuttle to the Port Authority Bus Route 21 Coraopolis.
- The intersection of Fourth Street and Arch Street. This is the last drop-off point where passengers can transfer from the shuttle to the Port Authority Bus Route 21 Coraopolis.
The Fleming Park Bridge, which opened in 1955, is an 804-foot through-truss structure that carries traffic over an Ohio River backchannel. The estimated $11 million project is being done by Mosites Construction of Pittsburgh, PA