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Inbound lane near Squirrel Hill Tunnel reopens

| Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, 1:24 p.m.

A lane of the Parkway East near the Squirrel Hill Tunnel reopened Wednesday afternoon, hours after PennDOT officials closed it because of a stubborn patch of ice that presented a potential hazard to Christmas Day drivers.

The closure of the inbound right lane caused traffic to back up before the tunnel.

Temperatures in Pittsburgh area are forecast to rise into the 30s Wednesday evening.

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