Current Roads & Bridges Projects

The Westmoreland County Bureau of Roads and Bridges receives Federal and State funding, including Liquid Fuels and Local Use tax revenue, every year for road and bridge improvements.

Current Projects:

  • Reconstruction of the Ligonier Street Bridge over Loyalhanna Creek in Latrobe, known as the “Brewery Bridge,” started in April 2021. Bridge complete as of May 2022, with some remaining minor work items to be completed in late spring 2022.
  • Engineering is being completed for the superstructure replacement of Puckety Creek No. 5 (Lincoln Beach Road). This bridge is jointly owned with Allegheny County and both counties will share 50% of the costs. Construction is scheduled for late 2022.
  • Preliminary engineering is continuing for the replacement of the Fourth Street Bridge located over the Norfolk Southern Railroad in North Irwin Borough. The existing bridge is currently closed due to structural deficiencies. Final design is to start in 2022 with construction anticipated to start in 2023.
  • Road Resurfacing Project #1, Completed June 2021:  Contracted Tresco Paving to mill and pave Slickville-Saltsburg and Story Roads.  This work was postponed from 2020 after slide repair work was completed in Loyalhanna Township in October 2020.
  • Road Resurfacing Project #2, Ongoing: Contracted Tresco Paving to mill and pave United – Calumet and Calumet - Kecksburg Roads from United, through Mammoth and Kecksburg, to a point near Ankney Hill Road.  Final completion in November 2021.
  • Road Resurfacing Project #3, Ongoing: Mill and pave roads and parking areas in Twin Lakes Park.  Also includes Nature Park Road off Route 30 and Industrial Park Road off Georges Station Road.  Final completion in November 2021.
  • 2022 Paving anticipated to include Mt. Pleasant Road between Wendover and United (3.7 miles), Irwin-Herminie Rd Clay Pike from Rillton to Herminie (1.5 miles).