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Route 65 Bridge Inspection Next Week in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the bridge that carries Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard) over Eckert Street in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will begin Monday, March 18 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in each direction on Route 65 for bridge inspection activities.  Restrictions will occur weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday, March 22. Restrictions will not occur in both directions simultaneously. 

Crews from the Larson Design Group will conduct the routine inspection activities.

Motorists should be prepared for changing traffic patterns. Please use caution when driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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