PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of Sixth Avenue in Rankin Borough, Allegheny County, will begin Wednesday, March 4 weather permitting.

Sixth Avenue will close to traffic between Kenmawr Avenue and Duquesne Way beginning a 7 a.m. Wednesday morning continuously through late summer 2021. Sixth Avenue traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detours

From Kenmawr Avenue at Sixth Avenue

  • Follow Kenmawr Avenue south
  • Turn right onto Fourth Avenue
  • Turn right onto Antisbury Street
  • Turn right onto Fifth Avenue
  • Turn left onto Duquesne Way
  • Follow Duquesne Way to Sixth Avenue
  • End detour

From Duquesne Way at Sixth Avenue

  • Take Duquesne Way south
  • Turn left onto Fifth Avenue
  • Turn right onto Kenmawr Avenue
  • End detour

Additionally, motorists can expect short-term stoppages on Kenmawr Avenue between Woodstock Avenue and Fifth Avenue weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow crews to conduct utility relocation, property demolitions, and other preparatory work in advance of the Kenmawr Bridge replacement.

A public meeting will be held for the $12.46 million Kenmawr Bridge replacement project at the Rankin Christian Center, 230 3rd Avenue, Rankin, PA  15104 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23. Staff members from PennDOT, SAI Consulting Engineers, and Golden Triangle Construction, Inc. will be on-hand to provide project information and answer questions and concerns.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 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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