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Swindel Bridge remains closed after emergency inspection

Pittsburgh (KDKA)-After a weekend emergency inspection, the Swindell Bridge will remain closed.

City said test Material from milling and resurfacing deck repairs accumulated in the expansion joint drainage trough was found and caused it to tear. And spill debris on Parkway North On Friday.

According to state police, at least four cars had windshield cracks and other damage, but no one was injured.

The city said the bridge would remain closed until the trough was repaired and the deck milling and paving work was completed, based on inspection results and recommendations.

The chief of the fire department said the station had added additional fire trucks to reduce the response time caused by the closure.

The city said it would coordinate with PennsDOT on possible traffic impacts on I-279 due to construction work.

The Mobility and Infrastructure sector will meet with bridge contractors this week, but said the city will not be able to announce a repair schedule until it confirms the availability of workforce and materials.

Swindel Bridge remains closed after emergency inspection

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