By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Commuters that take the Parkway East may want to get to planning an extended vacation for July 2025.

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That’s when PennDOT is eyeing to replace the Commercial Street Bridge on the Swissvale Side of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel.

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When the bridge is ready, it will be built next to the existing bridge.

Then, the Parkway East will be closed for 2-3 weeks so the old bridge can be demolished and the new bridge can be put into place.

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According to PennDOT’s estimates, the project will cost $123 million.