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Bridge work to slow traffic on state Route 18 Tuesday

| Monday, May 5, 2014, 11:30 a.m.

Traffic will stop periodically from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday on state Route 18 near the Beaver Valley Interchange with the Turnpike because of construction work.

The stoppages will last 15 minutes and affect traffic in both directions. Turnpike drivers will not be affected.

Crews will be removing girders from an old bridge that carried in the interchange ramps over Route 18. Traffic was recently switched onto the new bridge as part of the Beaver River Bridge replacement project.

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