ELIZABETH, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says the Elizabeth Bridge near Pittsburgh has been closed to traffic after a structural support bracket failed.
The department released a statement saying the Route 51 bridge in Allegheny County is “indefinitely” closed as of 10 p.m. Thursday.
The department says it will monitor the bridge around-the-clock as repairs are made. The bracket was being utilized for hanger cable replacements.
Motorists will be detoured. Associated ramps at the bridge will remain open to traffic.