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Delays Possible on McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge

Route 837 restrictions expected near Kennywood through March 30

By Submitted Report
The Tube City Almanac
March 24, 2023
Posted in: Announcements, Duquesne News

Lane restrictions and delays are possible beginning Monday while crews inspect the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge.

Steve Cowan, district spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, said workers from AECOM will conduct bridge inspection activities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays until April 7, weather permitting.

Meanwhile, delays also are likely on Route 837 near Kennywood while workers complete repairs to the pedestrian tunnel connecting the amusement park to the parking lot.

Single-lane restrictions are possible in both directions between Hoffman Boulevard and Glencairn Street, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., beginning Monday and continuing through March 30, PennDOT said.

Crews from JET Excavating Co. are conducting the work.

Motorists should be prepared for changing traffic patterns, a PennDOT spokeswoman said.

Originally published March 24, 2023.

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