PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of Sixth Street in Aspinwall Borough, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, May 3 weather permitting.

Sixth Street will close to traffic between Center Avenue and Emerson Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. Monday continuously through early September to allow crews to conduct drainage improvements and curb and retaining wall construction along and above the roadway. Access to Sixth Street via Eastern Avenue, Maple Avenue, and Brilliant Avenue will be prohibited. Traffic will be detoured via Second and Fourth Streets.

The work is part of the $47.31 million Route 28 Highland Park Bridge Interchange project. Golden Triangle Construction is the prime contractor.

Please use caution if travelling through the area. Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 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 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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