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January 12, 2013

Route 488 bridge work to begin

NEW CASTLE — Work to repair the bridge that carries Route 488 over Slippery Rock Creek will begin Monday.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, crews will conduct structural steel repairs. Single-lane alternating-use traffic will occur as needed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through Jan. 22 in the bridge area near the intersection of Wurtemburg Road.

The work is included in a $1.4 million contract with Lone Pine Construction of Bentleyville for improvements on various bridges in District 11.

PennDOT advises motorists to use caution and allow extra time when traveling through that area.

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