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More Route 837 Construction Work Planned Next Week

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
August 30, 2019
Posted in: Announcements

Two separate construction projects have the potential to cause delays beginning Tuesday, the state Department of Transportation has announced.

Weather-permitting, crews will begin drainage improvement work on a stretch of the road from Clairton through Dravosburg, Duquesne and West Mifflin, said Steve Cowan, PennDOT District 11 spokesman.

The shoulders of the road also will be repaired as part of the $3.79 million contract, Cowan said. Single-lane alternating traffic will be necessary at various locations where the work is being done.

The project is expected to wrap up in early October, Cowan said.

Separately, crews will begin work to extend the turning lane from Route 837 onto the Rankin Bridge in Whitaker, Cowan said. That work is also being done by Gulisek, he said.

The turning lane will be closed to traffic while the work occurs, but motorists will be able to make a left turn onto the bridge from the travel lane, Cowan said.

Originally published August 30, 2019.

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