PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: MON INCLINE CLOSURE 10 AM – 2 PM TUESDAY, MARCH 11
The Monongahela Incline will be closed from approximately 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, March 11) for track inspection.
Substitute bus service will operate between the incline’s upper and lower stations during the closure.
OVERHEAD SIGN INSPECTIONS TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11 – 12, IN PITTSBURGH
Overhead sign inspections on the Liberty Bridge (Route 3069), Birmingham Bridge (Route 2085) and Bigelow Boulevard (Route 380) ramps in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will occur Tuesday and Wednesday, March 11-12, weather permitting.
Single lane closures will occur between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day according to the following schedule:
Tuesday, March 11
- Liberty Bridge inbound (northbound) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Ramps to Bigelow Boulevard from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday, March 12
- Liberty Bridge outbound (southbound) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Birmingham Bridge inbound (northbound) from noon to 3 p.m.
PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: WABASH TUNNEL CLOSURE 8:30 AM – 3 PM MARCH 10 – 14
The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily next week (Monday, March 10 through Friday, March 14) for ventilation fan replacement.
The tunnel provides a shortcut for motorists between Route 51 and the South Side. Port Authority routes do not normally use the tunnel.
PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: MARCH 16 BUS SCHEDULE CHANGES
Schedules for nearly 30 bus routes will be adjusted effective Sunday, March 16, 2014. Port Authority of Allegheny County routinely adjusts schedules four times per year.
Adjustments are based on data, such as passenger counts by stop and time, as well as feedback from operators and riders. Port Authority intends to make further system improvements later this year as additional operating funding goes into effect.
Information on the adjustments, including links to new schedules, is now posted online at PortAuthority.org. New paper schedules will be distributed at schedule racks prior to the changes.
STANWIX STREET BETWEEN PENN AVE & FORT DUQUESNE BLVD CLOSURE: MARCH 22 & 23 OR MARCH 29 OR 30, DEPENDING ON WEATHER
Stanwix Street closure on one of two weekends, either March 22 & 23 or March 29 & 30, weather dependent, for a crane lift. The total closure of Stanwix between Penn and Fort Duquesne Blvd will be for approximately 4 hours.
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.
LIBERTY TUNNELS TO REMAIN OPEN THROUGH WINTER & RESUME PAINTING CLOSURES IN APRIL
A winter hiatus on work to rehabilitate the Liberty Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin today, Monday, Dec. 23.
The Liberty Tunnel will remain open around-the-clock in both directions until April 1, 2014. Work to paint the tunnels will resume in April as temperatures permit. Overnight closures of the tunnels will restart once the work begins
10TH STREET BRIDGE PROJECT TO RESTRICT TRAFFIC JUNE 19 – DECEMBER 2014
The10th Street Bridge connecting Downtown and the South Side will be restricted to one lane in both directions starting Wednesday, June 19, as a $4 million rehabilitation project begins.
The restriction and closure of one sidewalk will continue until the project is completed in December 2014
The closure will occur from 10 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. on Friday. Crews will working on an overhead bridge.
• Take the Centre Avenue/Consol Energy Center exit
• Make left onto Washington Place
• Continue to Bigelow Boulevard