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Route 837 East Carson Street Overnight Paving Continues Friday Night in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on East Carson Street (Route 837) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will occur Friday night, October 7 weather permitting.

Crews will continue paving overnight operations, requiring single-lane restrictions in each direction on East Carson Street between South 26th Street and South 27th Street and at the intersection of Sarah Street from 8 p.m. Friday night to 6 a.m. Saturday morning.

Golden Triangle Construction is the prime contractor.

The work is part of the $17.45 million East Carson Street Improvement project and also includes milling and resurfacing, signage and signal upgrades, concrete pavement patching, drainage, guide rail, ADA ramps, curb and sidewalk, pavement markings and other miscellaneous construction along the 2.5 mile stretch of East Carson Street between the Smithfield Street Bridge and 33rd Street. Additionally, pedestrian enhancement accommodations (including bump-outs, high visibility crosswalks, pedestrian countdown signals) will be incorporated.

Additionally, to help keep motorists informed, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for East Carson Street traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write "Subscribe – East Carson Street" in the subject line.
Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.
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