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 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.

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