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INBOUND FORT PITT TUNNEL OVERNIGHT SINGLE-LANE RESTRICTIONS MONDAY, JANUARY 26 – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30 IN PITTSBURGH

Due to the rescheduling of the weekend tunnel ceiling removal work in the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel, the overnight single-lane closures listed below will not begin this evening.  The start date for the work listed below will be rescheduled.

 

Overnight single-lane lane closures will begin in the inbound (eastbound) Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, beginning Monday night, Jan. 26.

 

Inbound single-lane closures will occur weeknights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the Fort Pitt Tunnel through Wednesday night, Dec. 30.  Outbound (westbound) overnight single-lane closures are anticipated to begin in March.  
 

Crews from Mosites Construction will perform tunnel ceiling removal operations, concrete repairs, tunnel lighting electrical work and stand pipe installation. 


PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: DOWNTOWN SERVICE CENTER HOURS EXTENDED FEBRUARY 2

Beginning Monday, February 2, Port Authority’s Downtown Service Center will open 30 minutes earlier to provide increased convenience for riders.

 

The new Service Center hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The Service Center will remain closed on weekends and holidays.

 

Services and items offered there include purchase and reloading of full-fare and reduced-fare ConnectCards; applications for state-issued senior citizen transit passes; Port Authority schedule brochures; customer assistance and more.

 

The Service Center is located at 534 Smithfield Street, between Sixth and Oliver avenues, in Downtown Pittsburgh.  


FORBES AVENUE BETWEEN SMITHFIELD AND MARKET STREETS CLOSED NOVEMBER 10 – FALL 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.  Temporary fencing on the curb line is already in place, and Forbes Avenue will close to vehicular traffic on Monday, November 10.  Pedestrians will be able to use the sidewalks and access the businesses. 

STRIP DISTRICT: THREE RIVERS HERITAGE TRAIL CLOSED UNTIL LATE SPRING/EARLY SUMMER 2015 
A detour is in place on the Strip District segment of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail between 11th and 22nd Street. This section of the trail will remain closed for underground utility work and has been extended through late spring/early summer 2015..

Trail users should use Smallman Street during this time. Cyclists may use the sidewalk on 11th Street.  View a map of the detour.

FORBES AVENUE CLOSURE FROM WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2013 – APPROXIMATELY MAY 2015
Forbes Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh, between Wood Street and Market Square, will be closed starting on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, for approximately sixteen months to assist in the construction of The Gardens development at Market Square.  

This closure will include the travel lane into Market Square from Wood Street and both parking lanes.  The sidewalks along Forbes Avenue will remain open to provide pedestrian access as necessary to the businesses and to Market Square.  

To assist with access to and from Market Square, Forbes Avenue will open to two-way traffic from Stanwix Street to Market Square during this time.  Access to local businesses will be maintained.

Port Authority riders should be alert to temporary relocation of bus stops in the affected area.  All work is weather dependant and may be rescheduled, if required.

For additional information, please contact Millcraft Investments, at (724) 229-8800.

 

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