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Route 51 to reopen in Stowe after 5-month closure

| Monday, May 14, 2007

Route 51 in Stowe will reopen Thursday after two landslides closed the road for five months.

Many of the segment's 3,000 daily drivers had to cut across Neville Island, adding as many as 10 minutes to commutes.

PennDOT hired Brayman Construction Corp., of Saxonburg, for $2.1 million to repair the slide damage, near Neville Road. Both Port Authority of Allegheny County and Sto-Rox School District buses use the road.

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