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Route 51 Elizabeth Bridge Washing Activities Next Week in Allegheny County


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing washing activities on the Route 51 Elizabeth Bridge in West Elizabeth and Elizabeth boroughs, Allegheny County will occur Monday through Wednesday, November 20-22 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in both directions on the Elizabeth Bridge which carries Route 51 over the Monongahela River from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Additionally, single-lane restrictions will occur on Route 837 under the bridge.

Crews from Green Acres Contracting will conduct the 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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Contact: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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