Route 51 reopens after being shut down for hours due to tree that fell onto wires

PITTSBURGH — The inbound lanes of Route 51 in Pittsburgh were shut down for hours Friday morning after a tree came down onto some power lines.

The closure was at the intersection of Edgebrook Avenue.

Power was also out in the area, including in Brookline and Carrick.

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