BALDWIN (KDKA) — Backups are what drivers will be dealing with for a while on Becks Run Road.
A stretch of Becks Run in Baldwin needs repaired after the massive water main break on East Agnew Avenue in Carrick caused a lot of damage to surrounding homes and roads. Construction started on that stretch Wednesday.READ MORE: Man Facing Arson Charges In Massive Fire That Destroyed Historic South Side Building
“I might go back towards my house, and go down, and down Carson Street that way, if I have to,” said Christine Kalberer, of West Mifflin.
Pennsylvania American Water says crews will be working on the road Mondays through Fridays from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., and on weekends as needed.
During that time, traffic will be limited to one lane in the construction zone between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Drivers are being encouraged to give themselves some extra time when heading to their destination.
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That’s what Kalberer said she’s been doing because of some previous traffic tie-ups due to the water main break.
“It depends on how much traffic I sit in. Usually about 10 to 15 minutes. So it’s not too bad, but it’s still a pain,” said Kalberer.
“It’s a little annoying, but, you know, I feel like they’ve done a pretty good job about keeping it moving and trying to keep everyone happy,” said Laura Campbell, of Brentwood.
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They said they expect to complete the stretch of Becks Run Road by mid-November.