• Consolidates two substandard interchanges into one
modern, safe facility.
• Provides longer acceleration/deceleration ramps/lanes
to improve merging and exiting on Mainline I-70.
• Provides auxiliary lane between the Turnpike and I-70.
• Increases capacity for commercial vehicles.
• Creates a connection (Rachel Drive) between
Byers Ave. and Bair Blvd., including a roundabout at
Rachel Dr./Bair Blvd.
As a result of project several new developments are in place or about to open including Dollar General, Get Go and Hampton Inn. As part of Hampton Inn development, North Rachel Drive roadway will be constructed and tie into SR 3089 Bair Boulevard at Rachel Drive Roundabout.
Right of Way Acquisition
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A portion of the pedestrian bridge that was removed during the construction of the updated New Stanton Interchange has found new life on the Sheepskin Trail in Fayette County.
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Click the link below to learn more about navigating the roundabouts in the new interchange.
Navigating Roundabouts Video
Community Partnership Committee (CPC)
This group of local business owners, residents, emergency service providers and other stakeholders, has developed communication strategies to help drivers travel safely through the work area and continue to visit the local businesses open during construction. The strategies are part of a Construction Communication Plan and rely on communication media which the Committee members currently use.
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The project was completed in November 2017.
The new interchange opened to traffic on February 23, 2017.
The Center Avenue Bridge over I-70 reopened to traffic on June 13, 2017.
The Sewickley Creek Bridge is open as of midnight on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
The pedestrian bridge over I-70 was removed on June 26, 2017. Pedestrians should use the sidewalk on the new Center Avenue bridge to cross I-70.
Dominec Caruso, P.E.
Assistant Construction Engineer