Route 65 Bridge Preservation Work Begins Monday in Ben Avon

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing preservation work on the Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) bridge over Spruce Run in Ben Avon Borough, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, August 26 weather permitting.

A long-term single-lane restriction in each direction will begin at 9 a.m. Monday morning on the Route 65 bridge located between Laurel Road and Dickson Avenue.  Two 11-foot wide lanes will be maintained for bi-direction traffic on the northbound side of the bridge during the initial phase. Single-lane restrictions will remain in place through early December.

Improvements on the $4.60 million preservation project include superstructure concrete repairs, floor beam repair, crack sealing, and drainage system upgrades.

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