2013-05-10


Final Phase of Brownsville/Broughton/Curry Hollow Project Begins Mon., May 13

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Department of Public Works, in cooperation with PennDOT District 11, today announced new restrictions as part of the $8.6 million project to improve the intersection of Brownsville Road (State Route 2040), Broughton Road and Curry Hollow Road in South Park Twp., Baldwin Borough and Pleasant Hills.

The final phase of the realignment of Brownsville Road to the intersection of Curry Hollow Road will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, May 13. Traffic in both directions on Brownsville Road will be restricted to one alternating lane between Willard Drive and Curry Hollow Road. Work crews will be active from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Flaggers will control traffic 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24. Motorists should use caution and watch for changing traffic patterns.

Motorists should also watch for additional changing traffic patterns as asphalt crews begin paving the intersections of Fifth Street and Sixth Street at Brownsville Road from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, May 13, through Friday, May 17.

The Brownsville/Broughton/Curry Hollow Project includes intersection realignment, reconstruction, widening, bituminous paving, concrete installation, reconstruction and extension of a concrete arch culvert, as well as improvements to drainage, curbs, sidewalks, traffic signals and more. Overall work will conclude in fall 2013. The prime contractor is Frank J. Zottola Construction Inc. of Valencia, Pa.

For additional information, contact Construction Engineering Project Manager Jeanna Fisher at 412-350-5978.

# # #