PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — PennDOT has reopened the Bathtub section of the Parkway East in downtown Pittsburgh after severe flooding.
The heavy rain has caused water to rise in the flood-prone area of the busy highway.READ MORE: Lutheran Service Society To Begin Delivering Meals To Beaver Co. Caregivers
Pittsburgh: @PennDOTNews is advising drivers that the “Bathtub” area of I-376 westbound (between Grant Street and the Ft. Pitt Bridge) is closed due to flooding. Approaching traffic will be detoured using Grant Street and Fort Pitt Boulevard.
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Crews had the westbound lanes closed between Grant Street and the Fort Pitt Bridge.
Traffic was being detoured in the area, but the highway has since reopened.MORE NEWS: 39-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed In Mt. Pleasant Township Following ATV Crash
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