Commuters on Route 19 at the border of Cranberry and Marshall Township near the Thorn Hill Industrial Park may want to allow themselves some extra time starting Monday.
Starting at 9 a.m. March 4, PennDOT will resume work on a $3.7 million project to improve Warrendale Bayne Road in Marshall Township, weather permitting.
During the project, traffic on Warrendale Bayne Road will be reduced to a single lane in each direction between the northbound I-79 (Exit 75) off-ramp and Harmony Road.
These restrictions will remain in place around-the-clock through mid-August.
The project, which began in August 2012, will create significant improvements for the traveling public on Warrendale Bayne Road between Route 19 and Brush Creek Road, a statement from PennDOT said.
Work includes reconstructing and widening for additional travel and turn lanes, improved drainage, traffic signals, ADA curb ramp installations, guide rail and bituminous resurfacing.
The project also includes improving the northbound I-79 off-ramp to Warrendale Bayne Road and the intersections of Innovation Drive and Warrendale Bayne Road and Route 19 and Thorn Hill Road.
Overall work is expected to conclude this summer.
The prime contractor for the project is the John Gulisek Construction Company of Mt. Pleasant.
Motorists are advised to use caution and expect delays and changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area. Visit to 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major roadways before traveling.
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