Final Phase Of Project Of Turnpike Project Starts Monday

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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The work began six years ago, now a major construction project on the Pennsylvania Turnpike is reaching its final phase Monday. 

The goal was widen the turnpike between the Allegheny Valley and Butler Valley interchanges. 

It’s one of the busiest stretches of the turnpike. 

Crews had to first replace six overhead bridges. 

Now they’re working to pave the center lanes. 

Turnpike spokesperson Renee Colborn says the $200 million dollar project should wrap up this fall. 

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