Route 51 In Moon Township Reopens After Landslide

Route 51 In Moon Township Reopens After Landslide

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – Route 51 in Moon Township is back open following a massive landslide at the beginning of January.


PennDOT announced Route 51, also known as McGovern Boulevard, reopened after a closure at the intersection of Flaugherty Run Road, between Purdy Road and Stoops Ferry Road.


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Moon Township police say PennDOT finished cleaning up the landslide that was detouring nearly 14,000 drivers.


Route 51 was reopened Friday at 1 p.m.


Moon Township police say now that the road isn’t closed, it should help the congestion Moon Township police said they saw at Flaugherty Run and Brodhead Road.