PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Parkway East was shut down for over an hour while authorities tried  to balance out a tractor-trailer with an uneven load.

The tractor-trailer was reportedly carrying metal coils, when the shipment shifted.

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Around 2:30 p.m., officials said they expected the Parkway East to be closed for about an hour.

It has since been reopened.

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PennDOT said parkway traffic from the Ft. Pitt Bridge was detoured onto Grant Street.

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