Ninth Street Bridge Inspections Begin Tuesday, May 28

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Department of Public Works today announced that Ninth Street Bridge (Rachel Carson Bridge) inspections will begin on Tuesday, May 28, 2013.  In order for crews to perform the bridge inspection, the bridge will be closed to motorists and pedestrians from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the following dates, weather permitting:

  • May 28-31, 2013
  • June 3-7, 2013
  • June 10

Motorists should use caution and be prepared for changing traffic patterns.  Traffic will be detoured onto the Seventh Street Bridge (Andy Warhol Bridge), and lane restrictions on the Tenth Street Bypass will also be required.  The crews will also utilize a river barge to inspect portions of the bridge.

For additional information, contact Stephen G. Shanley, P.E., Deputy Director, at 412-350-5877.


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