PennDOT District 11 is announcing replacement work on the Route 51 (Island Avenue) bridge in Stowe Township, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, March 2 weather permitting.

Single-lane alternating traffic controlled by flaggers will occur on Route 51 between Neville Avenue and Walther Street through mid-October according to the following schedule: 

  • Weekdays – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Weeknights as needed – 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Weekends as needed – 6 p.m. Friday night continuously through 6 a.m. Monday morning

The existing arch culvert will be abandoned and backfilled on this $1.35 million project which also includes retaining wall construction, sanitary sewer and waterline installation, sidewalk and curb repairs, and minor resurfacing work.

Clearwater Construction, Inc. is the prime contractor.

Please use caution when traveling through the area.

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