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PennDOT: Bridge Inspection Could Cause Delays

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
August 05, 2022
Posted in: Announcements, Duquesne News, McKeesport and Region News

Bridge inspection work could cause delays on several area roadways.

A district spokesman for the state Department of Transportation said Friday that crews will be inspecting several local bridges, beginning Aug. 8. The work will continue through most of the month, weather-permitting, on the following roadways:

  • McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge — A traffic shift will occur on the bridge
  • Northbound Route 837 ramp at the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge — Shoulder restrictions will occur on northbound Route 837 under the bridge
  • Union Railroad bridge on Route 837 in Clairton between Mulberry Avenue and Mendelssohn Street — Single-lane alternating traffic will occur
  • Railroad viaduct inspection on the Tri-Boro Expressway in Turtle Creek between Electric Avenue and Ramp B — Single-lane restrictions in the southbound right lane

Crews from HDR and the Sofis Rigging Company will conduct the work, the PennDOT spokesman said. Motorists should be prepared for changing traffic patterns. Please use caution when driving through the area.

Originally published August 05, 2022.

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