PennDOT District 11 is announcing bridge replacement work on Lovedale Road (Route 2010) in Elizabeth Township and Lincoln Borough, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, July 22 weather permitting.

Crews from Mele & Mele & Sons, Inc. will begin structure replacement work at 7 a.m. Monday on the Lovedale Road bridge located between Scott Street and Mill Hill Road. (Work was originally scheduled to begin July 17th, but was postponed due to material issues). To allow the work to occur, the roadway will close at the bridge location continuously through Friday night, August 16. All through traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour

West of the Bridge

  • From Lovedale Road, take McKeesport Road south toward Elizabeth
  • McKeesport Road becomes North 2nd Avenue
  • Turn left onto Market Street
  • From Market Street, take the ramp to southbound Route 51
  • Turn left onto Route 48 (Scenery Drive)
  • Follow Route 48 northbound to Mill Hill Road
  • Turn left onto Mill Hill Road and follow back to Lovedale Road
  • End detour

East of the Bridge

  • From Lovedale Road, take Mill Hill Road southbound
  • Turn right onto southbound Route 48 (Scenery Drive)
  • Follow Route 48 to Route 51
  • Turn right onto Route 51 and follow northbound to Elizabeth
  • Take the ramp toward Elizabeth/Glassport
  • Turn right onto North 3rd Avenue
  • North 3rd Avenue becomes McKeesport Road
  • Follow McKeesport Road back to Lovedale Road
  • End detour

The $1.45 million replacement project also includes approach paving. The overall project is anticipated to conclude in November 2019.

Motorists are advised to use caution, slow down, and be prepared for changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area. Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 950 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


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