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Bridge work planned for I-376 in Beaver County

| Monday, Feb. 28, 2011

A $10.5 million PennDOT District 11 project to improve bridges on Interstate 376, or the Beaver Franklin Highway, begins today.

Seven bridges on 15.7 miles of I-376 between Gringo Clinton Road and Anchortown Road in Brighton, Hopewell and Chippewa will be repaired or rehabilitated. Deck and dam replacements, steel and concrete repair, painting and other improvements are planned.

Work will start today on bridges that carry Gringo Clinton Road and Gringo Independence Road over I-376. Lane closures will occur daily on I-376 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through Friday so that shielding can be installed under overhead structures.

Trumbull Corp. is the prime contractor. Work is expected to conclude late this year.

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