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Overnight lane restrictions in Fort Pitt Tunnel set for this week

| Monday, July 17, 2017, 2:30 p.m.
Guy Wathen | Trib Total Media
Traffic leaves the Fort Pitt Tunnel outbound on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015.

Overnight single-lane restrictions will occur in both directions of the Fort Pitt Tunnel this week, according to a PennDOT news release.

The restrictions are planned for both directions of the tunnel from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Thursday night.

Work will not begin in the outbound direction until two hours after the end of a Pirates game, the release said.

Home Pirates games are scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Crews will be conducting washing operations and electrical repairs.

Drivers can check traffic conditions by visiting 511PA.com or calling 511.

Theresa Clift is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 412-380-5669, tclift@tribweb.com or via Twitter @tclift.

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