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Due to inclement weather, the work listed below will not occur tonight.  Work is scheduled to resume on Wednesday night, February 10 at 9 p.m.

OUTBOUND FORT PITT TUNNEL OVERNIGHT SINGLE-LANE RESTRICTION THIS WEEK, FEBRUARY 8 – 12, IN PITTSBURGH

An overnight single-lane restriction in the outbound (westbound) Fort Pitt Tunnel, in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur this week, Monday through Friday nights. February 8-12.

 

A single-lane restriction will occur in the outbound (westbound) tunnel from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. each night.  Work will begin one hour after the end of all Penguins games. Crews will conduct standpipe installation work.
 

MUNICIPAL COURT DRIVE OVERNIGHT CLOSURES BEGIN TONIGHT, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8 – FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, IN PITTSBURGH

Overnight closures on Municipal Court Drive in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin tonight, Monday night, February 8, weather permitting.

 

An overnight closure of Municipal Court Drive between 1st and 2nd Avenues will occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. as needed through Friday, February 19.  Crews will conduct protective shielding installation on the Liberty Bridge.  Traffic accessing Municipal Court Drive will be detoured via B Street.
 

SMITHFIELD STREET CLOSURE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15
The northbound travel lane and parking lane of Smithfield Street from 4th Avenue to 5th Avenue will close for reconstruction of the intersection of Smithfield & Forbes starting Monday, February 15.  This work will involve future changes in traffic flow as the project advances. 

This closure is expected to be in effect for approximately six months.

Pedestrians will have access to all buildings and businesses as well as access through the intersection of Smithfield St. and Forbes Ave.

The southbound bus-only lane of Smithfield St. will remain open to accommodate the Port Authority bus schedules. Loading for businesses will also be maintained.

Contact:

If you have any questions concerning this closure, please contact Kenneth Olup, Project Manager of Hill International, at 412-595-8802, or via email to KennethOlup@hillintl.com.
 

PORT AUTHORITY RED LINE PROJECT IN BEECHVIEW STARTS MARCH 27 AND LASTS FOR SIX MONTHS
Port Authority plans to replace nearly a mile of aging and deteriorating light rail tracks in Beechview beginning in March.  Port Authority will shut down this section of Red Line for approximately six months starting March27 to replace embedded tracks and street pavement in the center lanes of Broadway Avenue.

Here are some rider options:

A bus shuttle will run on Broadway Avenue from the Fallowfield Station to the Potomac Station every 12 minutes during am and pm rush.  This shuttle will run every 30 minutes in non-rush hours, evenings and weekends.  There will be no charge to ride the shuttle.  It will stop at all existing light rail stops.

A Special Light Rail Shuttle will run between Potomac and Overbrook Junction Stations.  Riders can connect with the Blue Line at the Overbrook Junction.  This special shuttle will run every 12 minutes during the am and pm rush hours, every 20 minutes between rush hours and weekends, and every 30 minutes weekday evenings.  This shuttle is free.

A special 42 Dormont bus will originate at the Mt Lebanon Station and travel to Downtown via West Liberty Avenue during weekday am/pm rush hours only.  Riders will pay the standard Zone 1 fare of $2.50.  41 Bower Hill service may also be used between Dormont and Downtown.

The Blue Line will have additional trips throughout the day.

CLOSURE OF OLIVER AVENUE FROM PARKING AUTHORITY GARAGE TO SMITHFIELD STREET BEGINS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8
Due to the redevelopment of the former Saks Department site, on Monday, February 8, Oliver Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from the PPA Garage to Smithfield Street.  From the PPA Garage to Wood Street, Oliver Avenue will be converted to 2-way traffic so all traffic existing the garage will turn left towards Wood Street.

Port Authority notice to riders: Year long detour beginning Mon. 2/8/16, P12,P16, & P67 will not stop at Oliver/ William Penn Place outbound. Riders should go to Grant opp/Oliver

LIBERTY BRIDGE AND TUNNEL LANE RESTRICTIONS FOR SURVEY WORK AND PLATFORM INSTALLATION CONTINUES MONDAY NIGHT, FEBRUARY 1 – MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29 IN PITTSBURGH
Inbound (northbound) lane restrictions on the Liberty Bridge and in the Liberty Tunnel (Route 3069) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday night, February 1, weather permitting.

Inbound single-lane restrictions for survey work and platform installation will occur in the Liberty Tunnel and on the Liberty Bridge from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Saturday nights through Monday, February 29.  Additionally, single-lane restrictions will occur on I-376 (Parkway East) in both directions from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. under the Liberty Bridge.  Restrictions will not occur until 2 hours after the end of a Penguins game.

Single-lane restrictions in each direction will continue to occur as needed daily on the bridge through Monday, February 29 according to the following schedule:

  • Monday-Friday – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Monday Night-Thursday Night – 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.
  • Friday night – 8 p.m. to noon on Saturday
  • Saturday night – 6 p.m. to noon on Sunday
  • Sunday night – 6 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday

Short-term stoppages of 10 minutes or less will occur in both directions on I-376 near the Liberty Bridge from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. through the end of February.

LIBERTY BRIDGE SINGLE LANE RESTRICTIONS IN EACH DIRECTION DAILY JANUARY 15 – EARLY APRIL
Single-lane restrictions in each direction will occur as needed daily for survey work on the Liberty Bridge through early April at the following times:
              Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.;
              Monday night through Friday morning, 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.;
              Friday – Saturday, 8 pm -2 p.m.;
              Saturday – Sunday, 6 p.m.- 2p.m.; and
              Sunday – Monday, 6 p.m. - 5 a.m.

Lane restrictions will also occur on Second Avenue and Municipal Court Drive in the bridge area daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through early April.

WABASH TUNNEL
All vehicles can use the tunnel through August 2016.

THREE RIVERS HERITAGE TRAIL AT ALLEGHENY LANDING 
Trail users are urged to exercise caution when using the lower portion of the trail between the 6th and 7th Street Bridges on the North Shore.

Beginning Monday, August 10, the trail narrows due to ongoing construction and construction vehicles may be present.

FORBES AVENUE BETWEEN SMITHFIELD AND WOOD STREETS CLOSED UNTIL DECEMBER 2015
A. Merante Contracting, Inc, contractor for a City of Pittsburgh infrastructure project, will be closing Forbes Avenue between Smithfield and Wood Streets for an estimated 8 - 12 months to work on underground utilities and vaults.  Pedestrians will be able to use the sidewalks and access the businesses. 

 

 

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