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Route 4049 Nicholson Road Improvements Begin Next Week in Franklin Park


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing roadway improvement work on Route 4049 (Nicholson Road) in Franklin Park Borough, Allegheny County will begin Monday, August 8 weather permitting.

Single lane restrictions will occur on Nicholson Road between Rochester Road and Wexford Bayne Road daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. through mid-November. During the paving operations, time restrictions will be extended.  Additional details will be provided in advance of the start of the work.

Improvement work includes milling and paving, drainage upgrades, base and shoulder repairs, guide rail updates, pavement markings, and other various construction related activities.

The prime contractor on this $5.24 million group paving project is A. Folino Construction.

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.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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