PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes in Ross Township and the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.
The HOV lanes closed to traffic for public safety purposes this afternoon and will remain shutdown indefinitely to traffic.
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Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.
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