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Jacks Run Bridge to close for reconstruction

| Sunday, Feb. 28, 2010

The Jacks Run Bridge between Brighton Heights and Bellevue will be closed to vehicles for reconstruction starting Monday morning, Allegheny County officials said.

Crews will be rebuilding the deck and sidewalks on the 86-year-old bridge, which connects California Avenue to Lincoln Avenue. The $8.9 million contract, awarded to the Carnegie-based Michael A. Beech Corp., was funded by the federal stimulus package and is expected to cause closures until December.

Traffic should detour via Brighton Road and Benton Avenue. Port Authority will detour its 16B, 17B, 18B, 18C and 500 bus routes.

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