PennDOT District 11 is announcing truck restrictions on Route 3014 (McKees Rocks Bridge) in McKees Rocks Borough, Allegheny County, will begin Tuesday, January 10 weather permitting.
The McKees Rocks Bridge will continue to utilize a single lane of traffic in each direction around-the-clock through early July 2023. Starting Tuesday, trucks and other oversized loads will be detoured via the West End Bridge.
Phase 2 of the $22.4 million McKees Rocks Bridge preservation project extends between Route 51 (Island Avenue) and Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) and includes sidewalk repairs and replacement, full-depth concrete pavement reconstruction of the road and four ramps at Helen Street, ADA curb ramp installation, approach pavement work at intersections of Routes 65 and 51, barrier repair, deck overhang and spall repair, fencing installation, and other miscellaneous construction. As work occurs, traffic will be reduced to a single lane in each direction, with occasional truck and turning-lane detours occurring at the West End Bridge as needed. The overall project is anticipated to conclude in the fall of 2024.
The Brayman Construction Corporation and Advantage Steel and Construction, LLC are the prime contractor.
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3 thoughts on “Route 3014 McKees Rocks Bridge Truck Restriction Begins Tuesday in McKees Rocks”
How is the rerouting of trucks on the McKees Rocks bridge being enforced? It is January 18th and I still see big rigs on the McKees Rocks bridge.
Thank you for your question. We have forwarded it to PennDOT District 11-0 and will get back to you with additional information once we hear from them.
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At this point, only oversized trucks of 11 feet or wider are being detoured from McKees Rocks Bridge. The standard width of a tractor trailer truck is 102 inches (8 ½ feet) and motorists will continue to see those sized trucks on the bridge. Any enforcement on the bridge is being handled by the City of Pittsburgh and McKees Rocks police, respectively.