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Route 4017 Wetzel Road Bridge Replacement begins Monday in Shaler Township

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing replacement work on the Wetzel Road (Route 4017) bridge over Little Pine Creek in Shaler Township, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, July 6 weather permitting.

Bridge replacement work begins at approximately 7 a.m. Monday on Wetzel Road located between Little Pine Creek Road and Wise Lane.  Wetzel Road will close to traffic at the bridge continuously through late October. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour

East of the Bridge

  • From Wetzel Road, take Mt. Royal Boulevard (Route 4019) northbound

  • Turn left onto Vilsack Road

  • Turn left onto Anderson Road

  • Turn left onto Wible Run Road

  • Follow Wible Run Road back to Wetzel Road

  • End detour

Westof the Bridge

The prime contractor on the $1.4 million replacement project is Clearwater Construction, Inc. Additional work includes drainage improvements and guide rail upgrades.

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