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Posted on: March 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Boyce Road detour starts July 26

Boyce Road Detour Map 2021

Traffic detours and restrictions are occurring from March until sometime in November for PennDOT improvements to the intersection of Boyce and Mayview roads in South Fayette Township.

Starting at 9 a.m. Mon. July 26, a detour of Boyce Road (the section between Mayview Road and Washington Pike) will go into effect. The existing detour of Mayview Road ("Road Closure 1") will remain in place.

The detour route for the Boyce Road closure (see graphic) is listed under the heading "Road Closure 2."

Road Closure 1 - Mayview Road, West Side (Cecil Side)

  • March 22 until late July
  • Portion of Mayview Road between Boyce Road and Georgetown Road closes to thru-traffic
  • Roadway narrowing on Mayview and Boyce roads near the intersection
  • Detour, North of the Closure (see map):
    • From the intersection of Boyce and Mayview roads, take Boyce Road heading east
    • Turn left onto Washington Pike
    • Washington Pikes becomes Morganza Road
    • Turn left onto Georgetown Road
    • Follow Georgetown Road back to Mayview Road
  • Detour, South of the Closure (see map):
    • Same detour in the opposite direction

Road Closure 2 - Boyce Road, West Side (Washington Pike Side)

  • July 26 to August
  • Detour:
    • Georgetown Road
    • Morganza Road
    • Washington Pike
    • Washington Avenue
    • Bower Hill Road
    • McLaughlin Run Road
    • Lesnett Road
    • Mayview Road

Road Closures 3 and 4 - Boyce Road, East Side (Route 19 Side) and Mayview Road, East Side (Hastings Side)

  • Late summer through mid-October
  • Detour:
    • Boyce Road
    • Washington Pike
    • Washington Avenue
    • Bower Hill Road
    • McLaughlin Run Road
    • Lesnett Road or Route 19

Single-Lane Alternating Traffic - Throughout Intersection Area

  • Mid-October through mid-November 2021 and throughout the project as needed
  • Daytime only: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • No full closures
  • Flaggers in place


Timelines depend on weather and utility line relocations, which must be completed in conjunction with the intersection project.

About the Boyce-Mayview Project

  • Project by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to improve intersection and help control flooding
  • Prime Contractor: Frank Gavlik & Sons, Inc.
  • Improvements include:
    • Intersection realignment
    • Updated traffic signal hardware
    • Drainage improvements
    • Stream channel realignment
    • Culvert/bridge replacement on Mayview Road over a branch of Chartiers Creek
    • Roadway widening
    • Guide rail improvements
    • Milling and Paving
    • Additional turn lanes
    • Installation of left turning lanes in each direction from Boyce Road to Mayview Road
    • Addition of right turning lane from northbound Mayview Road to eastbound Boyce Road

The project had been delayed due to funding shortages related to the coronavirus pandemic; however, following a government relief package, PennDOT was able to continue the work.

South Fayette Township is not involved in this work and is providing this notice as a courtesy.

Boyce Road Detour Map
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