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Backups expected on Parkway East for PennDOT work

| Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 12:15 p.m.

Pittsburgh-area drivers should expect backups on the Parkway East throughout Tuesday afternoon.

PennDOT is planning to stop traffic for periods of up to 15 minutes from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Tuesday on the inbound side of I-376 at the Boulevard of the Allies interchange (Exit 72B), according to a news release.

The traffic stoppages will allow crews to reinforce traffic counting cables, the release said.

PennDOT urges drivers to use caution while traveling in the area.

Drivers can check conditions at major roadways by visiting .

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