Final Phase of Brownsville-Broughton-Curry Hollow Project Begins Monday

It won't be pretty through at least May 24.

Traffic from both directions on Brownsville Road will be restricted to just one alternating lane between Willard Drive and Curry Hollow Road 24 hours per day and seven days per week from 7 a.m. on Monday, May 13, until 8 p.m. on Friday, May 24, as part of the final phase of the Brownsville-Curry Hollow-Broughton Road realignment project.

Work crews will be active from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays during that time period.

The Allegheny County Department of Public Works, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation District 11-0, is overseeing the $8.6-million project to improve the busy Brownsville-Curry Hollow-Broughton intersection on the borders of South Park Township and Baldwin and Pleasant Hills boroughs.

Motorists should use caution and watch for additional changing traffic patterns as asphalt crews begin paving the Brownsville-5th Street and Brownsville-6th Street intersections from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. each day from May 13 through May 17.

The $8.6-million Brownsville-Broughton-Curry Hollow Project includes intersection realignment, reconstruction, widening, bituminous paving, concrete installation, and reconstruction and extension of a concrete arch culvert, as well as improvements to drainage, curbs, sidewalks, traffic signals and more.

Overall work—originally scheduled for completion in the spring of 2013—will conclude in the fall of 2013, according to press releases from the county public works department. The prime contractor is Frank J. Zottola Construction, Inc., of Valencia, PA.

Read about other roadwork in and around Baldwin-Whitehall here.

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