Construction Set to Begin on Industry Road (SR 2017) Bridge Project in Elizabeth Township
Allegheny County Bridge to be Replaced as Part of Public-Private Partnership.
Bridgeville, PA – Construction for the Industry Road (SR 2017_ bridge, spanning Boyds Hollow Run in Elizabeth Township, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Allegheny County’s structurally deficient list.
Construction is expected to being on October 17th and last for approximately five weeks. during this time, drivers will be directed to follow a detour along Boyds Hollow Road, Fallen Timber Road, Howell Road (SR 48) and Rock Run Road.
Built in 1930, the bridge averages 2,029 vehicles a day.
This bridge is referred to as JV-425 out of 558 bridges being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. JV reference the joint-venture partnership between Walsh/Granite, which is leading construction for the entire project.
The Rapid Bridge Replacement Project is a public-private partnership (P3) between PennDOT and Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP), under which PWKP will finance, design, replace, and maintain bridges for 25 years. The P3 approach will allow PennDOT to replace the bridges more quickly while achieving significant savings and minimizing impact on motorists.
To see the bridges included in the statewide initiative and to learn more about the Rapid Bridges Replacement Project and P3 in Pennsylvania, visit www.P3forPA.pa.gov. (JV-425) Additional information on the project, the team and how to bid on the project can be found at www.PARapidBridges.com
Questions or comments? Contact Plenary Walsh Keystone Partner:
Media Inquires: Jeff Rossi, 412-596-1832