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REMINDER: Route 68 Culvert Replacement this Weekend in Industry


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is reminding motorists culvert replacement work on Route 68 (Midland Beaver Road) in Industry Borough, Beaver County, will begin tonight, Friday night, February 9 weather permitting.

Culvert replacement work requiring the closure of a portion on Route 68 will begin at 7 p.m. Friday night. To allow the emergency replacement to occur, Route 68 will close to through traffic around-the-clock between the Route 168 Shippingport Bridge and Shell Street through 3 p.m. Monday, February 12. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detours

West of the Closure

  • From Route 68, take the Shippingport Bridge (Route 168) south

  • Turn left onto Shippingport Road

  • Turn left onto Route 18 (Frankfort Road)

  • Take the ramp to 376 West toward New Castle

  • From westbound I-376, take the 68 West (Exit 38A) off-ramp toward Midland (toward the closure) or 68 East (Exit 38B) off-ramp toward Beaver (to continue on eastbound Route 68)

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East of the Closure

  • From Route 68, take the ramp to 376 East toward Pittsburgh

  • From eastbound I-376, take the Route 18 (Exit 39) off-ramp toward Monaca/Shippingport

  • Bear right toward 18 South toward Shippingport

  • From southbound Route 18 (Frankfort Road), turn right onto Shippingport Road

  • Turn right onto the Shippingport Bridge

  • Turn right onto 68 East toward Beaver (toward the closure) or stay straight to 68 West/168 North toward Midland (to continue on westbound Route 68)

Crews from Gregori Construction, Inc. will conduct the work.

Please use caution when driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

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