Who owns and maintains my road?

Public roads within South Fayette Township are owned either by the township, county or state.

Other streets are privately owned by individuals, developers and homeowner associations.

All road owners are responsible for providing their own maintenance, such as paving, storm drain repair and snow plowing.

Report road concerns to the entity that owns or maintains the road.

South Fayette Township contains roadways are owned and / or maintained by three separate political entities:

  • South Fayette Township owns and maintains 80 miles of local roadways, plus maintains 15 miles of state roads through contractual agreements
  • Allegheny County maintains the roads that it owns
  • State-owned roads are maintained by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) or by South Fayette

State-Owned Roads Maintained by PennDOT

  • State Route 50, from the intersection of Washington Pike to the Cecil / Washington County line
  • Washington Pike, from Bridgeville to the Cecil / Washington County line
  • Boyce Road, from Washington Pike to the Upper St. Clair line
  • Mayview Road, from the Upper St. Clair line to the Cecil line
  • Route 978 / Union Avenue, from the top of Route 978 (Battle Ridge Road) to the Oakdale / Washington County line
  • Robinson Run Road, from the intersection of Route 978 (Battle Ridge Road) to the McDonald line
  • Presto-Sygan Road, from the intersection with Millers Run Road to the intersection with Thoms Run Road

State-Owned Roads Maintained by South Fayette Township Public Works

  • Oakridge Road, from the intersection with Presto-Sygan Road to the intersection with Battle Ridge Road
  • Thoms Run Road, from the intersection with Dutch Hill Road to the intersection of Millers Run Road and Route 978 / Battle Ridge Road
  • Millers Run Road (East), from the intersection with Route 50 to the intersection with Route 978 / Battle Ridge Road
  • Millers Run Road (West / Gladden area), from the intersection with Route 978 to the Cecil / Washington County line

County-Owned Roads Maintained by Allegheny County

  • Thoms Run Road, from Federal Hill to the intersection of Dutch Hill Road
  • Seminary Avenue
  • Multiple bridges

Township Roads Owned and Maintained by South Fayette Township Public Works

  • All township-owned streets, alleys, and roadways

If there is any question as to who maintains your street, please contact the township office or the Public Works Department.

Show All Answers

1. How do I report a road concern?
2. Who owns and maintains my road?
3. How can I help during snow plowing?
4. What if I experience a problem during winter maintenance?
5. How many workers and trucks are involved in winter maintenance?
6. Who determines when winter maintenance / snow plowing is needed?
7. How do winter operations work?
8. What is the difference between a primary and secondary snow route?
9. What are we doing to the reduce cost and increase the effectiveness of our winter maintenance program?
10. How does Public Works prepare for winter maintenance?