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I-579 Veterans Bridge Inspection this Week in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the I-579 Veterans Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday through Friday, May 5-7 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in both directions of the I-579 Veterans Bridge over the Allegheny River from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Restrictions will not occur in both directions simultaneously.

Crews from the Markosky Engineering Group will conduct the inspection. 

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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