The ban will be in effect for the next two years. Commercial trucks of 14,000 pounds or more, and any vehicles with hazardous materials will be prohibited from the Platt Bridge.
Lane restrictions are coming to the Platt Bridge starting Monday night as PennDot gets ready to repair the much traveled stretch of Route 291 that crosses the Schuylkill River.
Authorities in Delaware County have identified the body of a man found bound and gagged near the foot of the Commodore Barry Bridge, and they say he was beaten to death.
PennDOT says heavy trucks and tractor trailers won’t be able to use a key bridge along route 291 in Delaware County because of problems with the support structures.