PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of a portion of Blythedale Road (Route 2017) in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny County, will continue Monday, May 22 weather permitting.

Slide repair, drainage work, and roadway paving requiring the closure of a portion of Blythedale Road between Douglas Run Road and Shaler Street will begin at 7 a.m. Monday. Through traffic will be prohibited around-the-clock as crews conduct the slide remediation work through late June. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detours

North of the Closure

  • From Blythedale Road, turn right onto Fallen Timber Road
  • Turn left onto Nicholas Hill Road (Route 2079)
  • Turn left onto Douglas Run Road (Route 2017)
  • Turn left onto Blythedale Road
  • End detour

East of the Closure

  • Same detour in the opposite direction

Crews from Plum Contracting Inc. will conduct the work.

Please use caution when traveling in this area.

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