BEDFORD (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike has announced that the interstate will be closed in Bedford in both directions from 11:30 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Sunday.
The closure will begin at 5 a.m. on Saturday and last into Sunday and effect travelers from the Bedford Exit 146 to Breezewood Exit 161. The closure will allow crews to remove a bridge that carries traffic over the highway on Hazelette Street in West Providence Township.
Officials have posted detours for travelers in both directions.
Officials say travelers should expect higher traffic volumes on the detour roads.