Ligonier Township bridge project delayed until April 9
The bridge replacement project for Route 711 North in Ligonier Township, which was scheduled to begin Monday, has been postponed until April 9, PennDOT officials announced.
During the course of the North Market Street bridge project, officials said northbound and southbound traffic will alternate and be controlled through temporary signals. The bridge spans Mill Creek.
The project is expected to completed by late November.
Officials said that in the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, the construction schedule could change again.
It is one out of the 558 bridges statewide being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project — a public-private partnership between PennDOT and Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners, under which the company will finance, design, replace, and maintain the bridges for 25 years. The P3 approach will allow PennDOT to replace the bridges more quickly while achieving significant savings and minimizing impacts on motorists, officials said.
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