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Route 1034 Athena Drive Pipe Replacement Begins Next Week in Westmoreland County


Uniontown, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 is announcing that Route 1034 (Athena Drive) is scheduled to close Monday, June 17, between Lauffer Mine Road and DeFrances/Stotler Drive in Salem Township, Westmoreland County.

The closure is anticipated through late July to allow district maintenance department forces to replace an elliptical concrete cross pipe. All work depends on weather and operations.

A posted detour will be in place using:

  • Route 1034 (Athena Drive).
  • Route 1061 (Trees Mill Road).
  • Route 22 (William Penn Highway).
  • Route 66 (Sheridan Road).
  • Greensburg/Freeport Street. 

Remain alert and follow the posted signs and speed limits. Safety is everyone's responsibility.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways 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 X alerts.

Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Fayette, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland counties at

Information about infrastructure in District 12, including completed work and significant projects, is available at Find PennDOT's planned and active construction projects at

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MEDIA CONTACT:  Laina Aquiline, or 724-415-3748​

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