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Fort Duquesne Bridge Overnight Inspections Begin Sunday Night in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on the Fort Duquesne Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Sunday night, May 12 weather permitting.

Lane restrictions will occur on the southbound Fort Duquesne Bridge (lower deck) nightly from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday night, May 16 as crews conduct inspection work on the bridge.

Crews from Gannett Fleming will conduct the work.

Motorists should be prepared for changing traffic patterns. Please use caution when driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

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 X alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

​Contact: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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