PennDOT is announcing the closure of a portion of Hitzel Hill Road (Route 4045) in Bell Acres Borough, Allegheny County, has been extended.

Shoulder reconstruction work began on August 23, requiring the full closure of a portion of Hitzel Hill Road. Due to prior weather conditions, the road will continue to be closed to traffic through Monday, September 20. Traffic will continue to detour via Big Sewickley Creek Road and Camp Meeting Road Extension.

PennDOT maintenance crews is conducting the shoulder reconstruction work.  Please use caution when traveling in the area.

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 1,000 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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