Commuters on Warrendale Bayne Road might want to allow themselves some extra time starting at 9 a.m. Monday.
PennDOT is resuming work on a $3.7 million project to improve Warrendale Bayne Road in Marshall Township, near the Cranberry border, as long as the weather permits.
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 Co. of Mt. Pleasant.
Motorists are advised to use caution and expect delays and changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area. Visit 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major roads before traveling.
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