A public meeting to discuss the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission’s Southern Beltway construction project will be held at 6 p.m. Weds. May 2 at the South Fayette/Cuddy Volunteer Fire Department, 661 Millers Run Road, South Fayette PA 15031.
Contractor Trumbull Corporation is set to work on the section of the highway that is located in South Fayette Township between Route 50 and Interstate 79. The project will start as soon as May 3, 2018, and occur until approximately May 2020. Local roads affected by closures and detours include Parks Road, Hickory Grade Road, Bowman Road and Coal Pit Run Road.
A portion of Hickory Grade Road will be closed until Nov. 2019, with traffic detoured using Parks Road, Route 50 and Cecil-Henderson Road.
Coal Pit Run Road will be permanently closed, and the pavement will be removed where the road intersects with Bowman Road and Karmann Road.
Heavy equipment will be in operation on and around Parks Road, Hickory Grade Road, Route 50 and Bowman Road.
Utility activities will occur along Cecil-Sturgeon Road, Hickory Grade Road and other areas.
Detours and road closures will start as soon as May 3, 2018, and occur until around May 2020 on portions of Hickory Grade Road, Bowman Road and Coal Pit Run Road to allow for construction activities, and detours will be set up.