Turnpike truck fire backs up traffic near Monroeville interchange


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A westbound lane of the Pennsylvania Turnpike near the Pittsburgh/Monroeville interchange remains closed after a truck fire this afternoon, PennDOT officials said.

Clean up of the crash continues.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transporation warns motorists eastbound on the Parkway East (Interstate-376) that they may encounter traffic congestion near the turnpike Exit 85 off-ramp due to the incident.

It was not immediately known if there were any injuries.


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