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Parkway East ‘bathtub’ closed due to flooding

Tribune-Review
| Sunday, September 9, 2018 10:45 p.m
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Kristina Serafini | Tribune-Review
Crews work to clean up the Parkway East 'bathtub' before reopening it to traffic on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The road had been closed since Friday due to flooding.

The “Bathtub” area of the Parkway East in Pittsburgh is closed to traffic because of flooding, a PennDOT spokeswoman said.

All traffic approaches to this section of I-376, which is located between Grant Street and the Fort Pitt Bridge, will be detoured.

The detour follows the Grant Street — Exit 71A — off-ramp, turns left onto Fort Pitt Boulevard and then bears left onto the westbound I-376 ramp toward Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport.

Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368 or tlarussa@tribweb.com or via Twitter @TonyLaRussaTrib.

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