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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.

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