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Birmingham Bridge Inspection Next Week in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing inspection activities on the Birmingham Bridge (Route 2085) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Thursday, June 27-30 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur on the northern end of the Birmingham Bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Additionally, lane restrictions will occur in the following locations under the bridge: 

  • Inbound (northbound) Route 885 Boulevard of the Allies

  • Outbound (southbound) Route 885 Boulevard of the Allies

  • Inbound (westbound) I-376 Parkway East ramp to the Boulevard of the Allies

  • Outbound (southbound) Route 885 Boulevard of the Allies ramp to outbound (eastbound) I-376 Parkway East

Crews from the Larson Design Group will conduct the inspection work.

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 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.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010