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FORT PITT BRIDGE INSPECTION SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2, IN PITTSBURGH
Inspection activities on the Fort Pitt Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Sunday, Nov. 2, weather permitting.

The two center lanes on the lower deck (westbound/outbound) of the Fort Pitt Bridge (I-376) will close from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday Sunday.  The lane restrictions will begin in the right hand lane of westbound I-376 (Parkway East) and the left hand lane of southbound I-279 approaching the bridge.  The closures will extend approximately half way across the bridge. The Fort Pitt Tunnel will be open to two lanes of traffic in the outbound direction.  All ramps will remain open during the inspection.

I-279 HOV LANES BRIDGE CLEANING MONDAY– WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 3 – 5, IN PITTSBURGH
Bridge cleaning activities on the High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes on I-279 (Parkway North) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur on Monday-Wednesday nights, Nov. 3-5, weather permitting.
Single-lane closures will occur from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the HOV lanes between Mazeroski Way and Anderson Street.

RTE 885 BOULEVARD OF THE ALLIES BRIDGE INSPECTION MONDAY- FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 -7, IN PITTSBURGH
Work to inspect a Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday-Friday, Nov. 3-7 weather permitting. 

Crews from CDM Smith will conduct routine inspection activities on the bridge that carries the Boulevard of the Allies over two Birmingham Bridge ramps, Forbes Avenue and Brady Street.  Inspection work will occur weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Work will only occur in one direction at a time. All ramps will remain open.

PWSA WILL BE INSTALLING A NEW 15-INCH STORM SEWER ON PENN AVENUE DOWNTOWN MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 – END OF OCTOBER
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) will be installing a new 15-inch storm sewer on Penn Avenue between 5th Avenue and 6th Street  Downtown.  The PWSA contractor will begin working Monday, September 29, 2014 at 7:00 pm.  The contractor will continue working Monday through Friday from 7:00 pm in the evening until 5:00 am in the morning.  Work is expected to be completed by the end of October.

Any resident who needs additional information should call PWSA Emergency Dispatch 24/7 at (412) 255-2423.

ROUTE 885 BOULEVARD OF THE ALLIES LANE CLOSURE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 – FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21 IN PITTSBURGH
A lane closure on Route 885 (Boulevard of the Allies) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, Sept. 22 weather permitting.

The right hand lane of inbound (westbound) Route 885 will be closed to traffic around-the-clock beginning at 6 a.m. Monday a.m. through Friday, Nov. 21.  Crews from the A. Martini Company will conduct building repairs between Gist Street and Miltenberger Street.

PennDOT is not involved in this work and is providing this information as a public service announcement only.  For more information, contact Lenny Gallo at 412-271-0420.

Motorists are advised to use caution, allow extra time, and expect changing traffic patterns when traveling through the area.

THREE INBOUND LANES CENTRE AVENUE BETWEEN CRAWFORD STREET AND WASHINGTON PLACE CLOSED UNTIL MID-DECEMBER 2014
PWSA is installing a dedicated storm sewer designed to handle anticipated future flows from the Upper Hill and Lower Hill redevelopment projects.  Work continues until mid-December 2014.

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.

10TH STREET BRIDGE PROJECT TO RESTRICT TRAFFIC JUNE 19 – DECEMBER 2014 
The 10th 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.

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