Northbound Route 51 with short-term visitors disruptions for the transport of a “Tremendous Load” – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Those traveling on part of Route 51 today can expect a slowdown.

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Because of the “congestion”, PennDOT plans to stop traffic on Route 51 for about 30 minutes.

This will begin Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m. in Elizabeth Township.

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The full route is as follows:

  • Heading South on Lincoln Boulevard (Route 2001)
  • Lincoln Boulevard becomes McKeesport Road (Route 2001)
  • Head west on North 3rd Avenue (police will help with a traffic obstruction)
  • On the Route 51 exit, head north in the opposite direction (police will close the ramp)
  • Travel south on Route 51 (Hayden Boulevard) in the north lanes (police will stop traffic on Route 51 north for a short time).
  • On Route 48 (Scenery Drive), switch to the southern lanes of Route 51 and continue south
  • Highway heading east 70
  • East route 31
  • Head north on old Route 119 (Route 3093)
  • Old Route 119 becomes Center Avenue (Route 3111)
  • Head east on Arona Road (Route 3071)
  • Head east on Route 136 to Willow Crossing Road

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