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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There’s another weekend of road closures and restrictions ahead as a construction project rolls on along the busy Parkway East.

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It was right around 9 p.m. Friday when crews began the closures that PennDOT has been warning drivers about.

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The inbound ramps from Squirrel Hill and Greenfield to the Parkway East shut down for a week.

Sure, it’s disruptive and frustrating for drivers, but PennDOT says it beats the alternative, which would have been a full inbound Parkway weekend closures multiple times.

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PennDOT says 20,000 motorists use the ramps every day.

To detour around the construction, go to Edgewood-Swissvale, turn around and come back into town.

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It is part of a massive project, during which crews will be repaving the surfaces between the Fort Pitt Bridge and the Edgwood-Swissvale exit.

From the east to the north, crews have started to install signs in Ohio and Ross townships so crews on the Parkway North can begin construction.

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They’ve closed the shoulder between the Camp Horne Road interchange and Fort Duquesne Bridge, work there will not take place over the weekend though.