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Weekend restrictions, closures planned for Liberty Bridge and tunnel

| Friday, April 21, 2017, 5:18 a.m.
James Knox | Tribune-Review
The Liberty Bridge.

Motorists will encounter lane restrictions and closures this weekend as crews continue work on the Liberty Bridge and Liberty Tunnel, PennDOT officials said.

There will be a single-lane restriction inbound from 8 p.m. Friday to noon Saturday, according to a release from PennDOT.

An outbound single-lane restriction will start two hours after the end of the Eric Church concert at PPG Paints Arena and last until noon Satuday.

The inbound tunnel and entire bridge will close from 7 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Monday. The outbound Liberty Tunnel and PJ McArdle Roadway will remain open, according to the release.

The work is part of an $80 million Liberty Bridge rehabilitation project, which will continue into 2018.

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