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Bridge inspections to snarl Bedford Avenue traffic

| Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 12:02 a.m.

Daily short-term lane closures and traffic shifts are planned this week in the area of the bridge that carries Bedford Avenue over Crosstown Boulevard and the ramps for Bigelow Boulevard, PennDOT said.

Crews from Cambridge, Mass.-based CDM Smith Engineers will inspect the bridge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Monday through Friday, weather permitting.

The single-lane closures and traffic shifts will take place as needed on the bridge and ramps underneath it, although all ramps will remain open.

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