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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Washing Operations Resume Sunday Night in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT is announcing lane restrictions in the Squirrel Hill Tunnel (I-376 Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Sunday through Thursday nights, May 2-6.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in both directions of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel as needed from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. each night. PennDOT crews will conduct tunnel washing operations. 

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, 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 1,000 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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