Bridge hit in Robinson Township, forcing brief closure of Parkway West

Bridge hit in Robinson Township, forcing brief closure of Parkway West

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A bridge was struck Tuesday morning, closing part of the Parkway West in Robinson Township, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

The closure went into place just before 10:30 a.m. at the Route 22/60 bridge, a PennDOT spokesperson said.

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Police said a car carrier had a Jeep on its top row, and the roof of the Jeep clipped the bridge as it was driven beneath it.

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PennDOT bridge inspectors were called to the scene before the bridge reopened.

Drivers were forced to exit the Parkway West at the Crafton (Exit 60B) off-ramp during the closure, which lasted until shortly before 11 a.m.

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