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Overnight closures of Liberty Tunnel ongoing this week

| Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, 2:27 p.m.
PennDOT plans to close the Liberty Tunnel overnight during the week of Oct. 2 to 6 for rehabilitation work.
PennDOT plans to close the Liberty Tunnel overnight during the week of Oct. 2 to 6 for rehabilitation work.

The inbound lanes of the Liberty Tunnel is closed overnight Monday through Thursday, PennDOT announced.

The closures will occur from each night from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting, according to the release.

The tunnel will close Thursday night, after the beginning of the Steelers game, the release said, but will be open Friday for the Light Up Night Celebration.

Detours will be posted.

The tunnel closures are part of a $30 million tunnel rehabilitation project scheduled to be completed in February 2019.

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