PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The PA Turnpike be closed westbound between the Pittsburgh, Exit #57, and Allegheny Valley, Exit #48, interchanges starting at midnight on Saturday, November 2nd until 5 a.m. on Sunday, November 3rd.
Eastbound travelers in this section of the Turnpike will be restricted to a single lane during this closure.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commissions said that the closure is in effect so that workers can place bridge beams for the new bridge that will replace the Saltsburgh Road Bridg in Plum Borough.
Traffic on the current Saltsburg Road Bridge will not be affected during the closure.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commissions has issued the following detour for westbound drivers: