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Dorseyville Road/Kittanning Street Improvements

PennDOT is announcing improvements on Route 1003 (Dorseyville Road/Kittanning Street) in Etna Borough and Shaler and O’Hara Townships.

Construction will begin Tuesday, May 30 weather permitting. Single-lane alternating traffic will occur daily from 8 am to 4 pm on Route 1003 between Route 8 (Butler Street) in Etna Borough and Kittanning Pike in O’Hara Township. Additionally, overnight work may occur from 6 pm to 6 am Monday through Friday nights.

Improvements include milling and resurfacing, base repairs, drainage upgrades, and other miscellaneous construction activities. Crews from A. Folino Construction Company will conduct the work. The project will be completed in late September.

Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area. Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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Penn DOT closes Saxonburg Boulevard in Shaler Township (near O'Hara)

Saxonburg Boulevard will be closed once again this summer for a bridge replacement under the PA Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.

This bridge crosses Little Pine Creek in Shaler Township between 1050 and 1052 Saxonburg Boulevard (near Moose Lodge #46) but the closing also will affect O'Hara Township residents. Construction is expected to begin the week of June 12 and will last through August.

Please follow the posted detour.

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