Route 65 Bridge Inspection Begins April 29th in Ben Avon

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the bridge that carries Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) over Spruce Street in Ben Avon Borough, Allegheny County will begin Monday, April 29 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in each direction on Route 65 for bridge inspection activities.  Restrictions will occur weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, May 3. Restrictions will not occur in both directions simultaneously.

Crews from the The Markosky Engineering Group, Inc. and the Sofis Rigging Company will conduct the inspection activities.

Motorists should be prepared for changing traffic patterns. Please use caution when driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

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 860 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.