PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of Route 4053 (Richard Road) in McCandless Township, Allegheny County will begin Monday, September 14 weather permitting.

PennDOT crews will conduct slide repair work in two locations on Richard Road between Forest Oaks Drive and Meinert Road. To allow the work to occur the roadway will be closed to through traffic around-the-clock continuously through Thursday, October 1.  Motorists will be detoured.

Posted Detour

West of the Closure

  • From Richard Road, take Meinert Road
  • Turn left onto Pine Creek Road
  • Make a left onto Route 19 (Perry Highway)
  • Turn left onto back onto Richard Road
  • End detour

East of the Closure

  • Same detour in the opposite direction

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