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Burrell Hill Bridge work may delay traffic in Jeannette, Penn Township

| Monday, Oct. 12, 2009

Motorists in Jeannette, Penn Borough and Penn Township may encounter slow or even stopped traffic today, while beams are placed on the Burrell Hill Bridge on Route 4013.

Concrete beams to support the superstructure at span 2 are scheduled for placement today. Beams for spans 1 and 3 are to be placed Oct. 19 and 20. All dates are contingent on the weather and train schedules.

Because of the length of the beams and the tight turning radius of streets near the new bridge, traffic may be affected. Traffic will be stopped for short periods so that beams can be moved through the tight quarters.

Motorists can log on to or call 511 to check traffic conditions.

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