INBOUND FORT PITT TUNNEL OVERNIGHT SINGLE-LANE RESTRICTIONS FROM MONDAY, MARCH 2 – WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30 MONDAY-FRIDAY NIGHTS
Overnight single-lane lane restrictions will begin in the inbound (eastbound) Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, beginning Monday night, March 2.
Inbound single-lane restrictions will occur Monday through Friday nights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the Fort Pitt Tunnel through Wednesday night, Dec. 30. (This work was originally scheduled to begin Jan. 26 but was postponed due to weather related issues)
Additionally, an overnight single-lane restriction in the outbound (westbound) tunnel will occur Monday night, March 2 from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. for conduit removal work. Long-term outbound overnight single-lane restrictions are anticipated to begin in late March.
OVERNIGHT TRAFFIC STOPPAGES ON PARKWAY EAST AND SECOND AVENUE FOR BIRMINGHAM BRIDGE PLATFORM CABLE INSTALLATION CONTINUES
Weeknight restrictions from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. under the Birmingham Bridge will occur on the following roadways:
- I-376 Parkway East single-lane closures in each direction and intermittent stoppages of 5 minutes or less will occur through Tuesday, March 31.
- No restrictions will occur on the Birmingham Bridge due to this work.
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 March 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.