UPDATE: Road Improvements to Intersection Near PRHS Delayed Until July 19

The roadwork to widen the road and install traffic signals was originally set to begin Thursday, July 5.

UPDATE: PennDOT District 11 has delayed until July 19 work on a $1 million project to improve the intersection of Babcock Boulevard and Warrendale Road in Pine Township.

The work was originally set to begin Thursday, July 5. 

According to PennDOT, the project will make it easier for motorists to navigate the intersection, which is near  Work includes reconstructing and widening the intersection, installing traffic signals and repaving.

Single-lane alternating-use traffic with the assistance of flaggers will be in place at the intersection from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays beginning July 19. Overall work will conclude in early January.

The Lane Construction Corp. of Pittsburgh is the prime contractor.

Motorists are advised by PennDOT to use caution and expect delays and changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area. You can log on to 511pa.com or call 511 from any phone to check traffic conditions on major roadways before heading out for work or play.

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Will this add much time to your travels?  Tell us about it in the comments box below.

Parent #2 July 03, 2012 at 08:37 PM
Great - it is virtually impossible to get around the Township of Pine in an efficient manner anymore. Pearce Mill is closed, Wexford (near Village at Pine) is a mess, and now this...
Mike Shefler July 03, 2012 at 08:56 PM
Not to mention Old State Road, which has been closed, it seems, since the 19th century.
Sean Hile July 05, 2012 at 12:16 AM
Old State Road is finally open again. And I think Pearce Mill was part of the same project and is opening soon. But there are an awful lot of traffic lights going in everywhere.
red-belt commuter October 01, 2012 at 03:43 PM
What is with all the trafflic lights - the one by the church is ridiculous and partically hidden by the hanging tree limbs! my daily commute to work on this road that started about 20 years ago was smooth and fast - then all the stop signs went in, and now traffic lights everywhere. It really isn't needed... but way better than traveling on Rt. 228, which is now worse than mcnightmare road! Leave our red belt alone! lol


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