As of Thursday night the Francourt Bridge will be closed for long-term repairs, according to PennDOT District 11. The bridge carries the ramps from Fort Duquesne Blvd. to I-376.
Crews will be removing and replacing the superstructure, bridge deck, beams, bearing, and approach slabs during reconstruction.
Work will also be done on the walls adjacent to the bridge along the 10th Street Bypass.
Ramps from eastbound I-376 and southbound I-279 to the 10th Street Bypass will also close. According to PennDOT, the closures are necessary for work on the Fancourt Bridge.