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Pennsylvania Turnpike's Southern Beltway work triggers detours near McDonald

Jeff Himler
| Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission announced long-term road closures and detours beginning Monday near McDonald, at the border of Allegheny and Washington counties, as work proceeds on the Southern Beltway connecting Route 22 and Interstate 79.

While crews relocate Laurel Hill Road, that road will be closed between Reissing Road and 36 Laurel Hill Road. Reissing will be closed between Profio Road and Sunset Drive.

Motorists traveling on Laurel Hill Road must enter and exit via Noblestown Road or Cecil-Reissing Road. Those traveling on Reissing must enter and exit via Route 980.

Weather permitting, the work is expected to wrap up by Dec. 1.

Jeff Himler is a Tribune-Review staff writer.

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