Milepost 53 to Milepost 57 Design

Project Overview

Pittsburgh Interchange

This project section is 4 miles in length and includes widening the existing turnpike mainline to accommodate six 12’ lanes with 12’ on the inside and outside shoulders. Also included in this section’s design are overhead and mainline structure (such as bridges and overpasses) replacements. The estimated construction cost is $125 million. The section begins just west of the Saltsburg Bridge near the Plum Aqua Club in Plum Borough and extends to Northern Pike Road in the Municipality of Monroeville and includes the Pittsburgh Interchange.

Substandard bridge vertical clearances and roadway widths improvements to the Pittsburgh Interchange will also be included. All bridges will be replaced and many of these replacements will be completed during the earliest construction phases of the project. Early-action projects include the Saltsburg Road and Center Road bridge replacement projects.

Corridor Overview
This project is one of three sections within 18 miles of continuous expansion that includes mainline reconstruction and widening, geometry improvements and overhead/mainline bridge replacements. The mainline reconstruction and widening plan is to widen all east- and west-bound travel lanes from two to three in each direction. The limits of this corridor are from Milepost 49 at Oakmont Country Club to Milepost 67 at Irwin Interchange. Below is a graphic showing the roadway configuration before and after widening.

Corridor Overview Map Milepost 49 to 67 and Typical Sections