PennDOT is announcing work to improve Route 3056 (Chestnut Street) in Carnegie Borough, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, September 23 weather permitting.

Chestnut Street will be closed to traffic in the eastbound direction between Academy Street and Wabash Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. Monday continuously through Monday, October 14 as crews conduct roadway improvements during this first phase of work. A single-lane of traffic on westbound Chestnut Street (from Greentree toward Carnegie) will remain open.

Posted Detour

Eastbound Chestnut Street

  • From Chestnut Street, take East Main Street (Route 50) southbound
  • Turn left onto Washington Avenue (Route 50)
  • Turn left onto Greentree Road (Route 3062)
  • Turn left onto Greentree Road (Route 121)
  • Turn left onto Forsythe Road (Route 3056)
  • Forsythe Road becomes Chestnut Street
  • End detour

Crews from Gulisek Construction, LLC will conduct concrete patching, drainage improvements, joint sealing, line painting, and other miscellaneous construction activities. The work is part of a $3.88 million group concrete repair contract.

Motorists should be prepared for changing traffic patterns. Please slow down and drive safely through the work zone. Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, 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.

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