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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Chartiers Bridge project to resume later in 2023

Chartiers Bridge and Washington Pike Road Project

Note: South Fayette is not involved in this project but provides updates as received from PennDOT or its contractors.

Update (1/1/23):

Chartiers Bridge replacement project is on hiatus due to unforeseen construction issues and is expected to resume later in 2023, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. South Fayette will share updates and schedules from PennDOT as they become available.

About the Project

The bridge over Chartiers Creek will be widened to seven lanes using Accelerated Bridge Construction techniques as part of this $10.78 million improvement project.


  • An exclusive lane from southbound Washington Pike to northbound I-79 will be constructed
  • Widening work will occur on the northbound I-79 on-ramp
  • Chartiers Street will be widened to include a turning lane

The project began in 2021 with utility relocation work and is anticipated to conclude in 2023.

The Joseph B. Fay Company is the prime contractor.

Please note that South Fayette Township is not conducting this work and is providing this information as a courtesy.

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