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Updated schedule set for Homestead Grays Bridge construction

Emily Balser
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This 2011 file photo shows work being done on the Homestead Grays Bridge.

Drivers should continue to expect delays on the Homestead Grays Bridge through Saturday as crews to do milling and paving work.

The bridge will be restricted to one lane in each direction during the following dates and times:

• 7 p.m. Wednesday to 7 a.m. Thursday

• 7 p.m. Thursday to 7 a.m. Friday

• 7 p.m. Friday to 9 p.m. Saturday

The West Fifth Avenue ramp will be closed between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m. Thursday.

The East Fifth Avenue ramp will be closed between 10 p.m. Thursday and 6 a.m. Friday, and again between 10 p.m. Friday and 9 p.m. Saturday.

When the West Fifth Avenue ramp is closed, traffic will be detoured using West Waterfront Drive, East Waterfront Drive, Amity Street and East Eighth Avenue. When the East Fifth Avenue ramp is closed, traffic will be detoured using Amity Street and East Eighth Avenue.

Police will be directing traffic.

The project began on March 25 and is expected to end later this month.

The sidewalk will remain open to pedestrians.

The $2.5 million project is being done by Advantage Steel and Construction of Saxonburg and in conjunction with PennDOT and the Federal Highway Administration.

Emily Balser is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Emily at 724-226-4680, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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