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Bridge Ramp Closed Through Nov. 27

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
November 11, 2020
Posted in: Announcements

The ramp from the south end of the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge to Fifth Avenue in the city’s East End will remain closed through at least Nov. 27 so that crews can repair damaged concrete and expansion joints.

The closure began Wednesday. East Fifth Avenue also serves as state Route 148 between Downtown McKeesport and Route 30.

Steve Cowan, district spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, said the work is being done by Michael Facchiano Contracting of Mt. Lebanon.

According to PennDOT’s traffic information database, up to 10,000 cars use the ramp daily.

The posted detour uses Bowman Avenue, East Pittsburgh-McKeesport Boulevard and Route 30 back to Fifth Avenue in East McKeesport.

Originally published November 11, 2020.

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