A crash caused major backups on the Parkway West this afternoon.
At 4:30 p.m., all outbound lanes were blocked just after Carnegie as crews worked to clear debris and fluids from the road.
Traffic was backed past the Fort Pitt Bridge approaches.
Inbound traffic also was affected, with slowdowns past the I-79 interchange.
The crash occurred shortly before 4 p.m.
According to PennDOT, the outbound lanes reopened about 4:45 p.m.
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