PennDOT District 11 is announcing a $6.23 million improvement project on Route 65 (Mercer Avenue/Mercer Road) is underway in North Sewickley and Daugherty townships and New Brighton Borough, Beaver County.

Single-lane alternating traffic will on Route 65 between Route 18 (5th Avenue) in New Brighton Borough and Route 588 (Concord Church Road/Bennetts Run Road) daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April of 2025.

Work on this $6.23 million Route 65 project will include milling and resurfacing, base repairs, guide rail updates, drainage improvements, structure replacement over Bennetts Run, sign and pavement markings, ADA ramps, signal updates, and other miscellaneous construction between Route 18 (Third Avenue) in New Brighton Borough and Route 588 (Bennetts Run Road) in North Sewickley Township. Work began in March with short term single lane closures along Route 65. Next year motorists can expect a full closure and detour between Foster Road/Bologne Valley Road and Oakland Drive as crews replace the structure over Bennetts Run. Overall work will conclude in the spring of 2025.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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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