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Fort Duquesne Boulevard Ramp to Fort Duquesne Bridge Overnight Closures Next Week in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PAPennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight bridge washing activities on the ramp that carries traffic from Fort Duquesne Boulevard to Fort Duquesne Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will occur Monday through Wednesday, August 8-10 weather permitting.

A closure of the ramp that carries traffic from Fort Duquesne Boulevard to I-279 northbound will occur nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night as crews perform bridge washing operations. Ramp traffic will be detoured via the 10th Street Bypass to the Fort Duquesne Bridge.

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