Spring’s almost here. That can only mean its time to break out the construction cones. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation released the major road projects planned for the upcoming construction season.
PennDOT plans to spend over $400 million rehabilitating, reconstruction and resurfacing 275 miles of highways and making bridge improvements this year.
Interstate 279 Parkway North improvement in Pittsburgh ($87.94 million)
I-376 – Airport to Business Loop 376 reconstruction in Allegheny County ($42.36 million)
Route 51 Elizabeth Bridge rehabilitation in Allegheny County ($31.30 million)
Freedom Road Upgrade in Beaver County ($19.43 million)
Projects that are expected to begin this year include:
Route 28 improvement from Russelton to Butler County ($34.34 million)
Route 2108 Forbes Avenue resurfacing from Birmingham Bridge to Beeler Street in Pittsburgh ($10.19 million)
Route 18/Old Broad Road improvement in Beaver County (estimated $10-12 million)
U.S. 422 Benjamin Franklin Highway resurfacing in Lawrence County (estimated $9-12 million)
PennDOT officials also reminded motorists to be mindful of safety and highway workers while traveling through construction work zones.