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Westbound Route 1001 West 7th Avenue Utility Work Begins Sunday in Tarentum

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing gas line installation work on West 7th Avenue (Route 1001) in Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County will begin Sunday, October 25 weather permitting.

Crews from the M. O’Herron Company will conduct gas line installation work on West 7th Avenue at the intersection with Mill Street. The work will occur from 9 p.m. Sunday night continuously through 6 a.m. Friday, October 30 necessitating a westbound West 7th Avenue detour.

Posted Detour

Westbound East 7th Avenue

  • Take Route 366 (Ross Street) across the Tarentum Bridge

  • Bear right toward New Kensington (Route 366)

  • Follow 366 (Stevenson Boulevard) southbound

  • Turn right onto Second Street

  • Second Street becomes Industrial Boulevard

  • Turn left onto Ninth Street and cross the New Kensington (C.L. Schmitt Bridge)

  • End detour

Eastbound West 7th Avenue will remain open to traffic.

PennDOT is not involved in this work and is providing this information as a public service announcement only. For additional information contact James Barnett IV at 724-444-3255.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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