LIBERTY BRIDGE WASHING ACTIVITIES NIGHTLY WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 29 IN PITTSBURGH
Washing activities on the Liberty Bridge (Route 3069) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Wednesday night, Aug. 27 weather permitting.
Short-term lane restrictions will occur as needed nightly from Wednesday through Friday nights, Aug. 27-29 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Crews from the PennDOT maintenance force will conduct the bridge washings.
PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: WABASH TUNNEL CLOSURE MONDAY, AUGUST 25 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 29
The Wabash Tunnel will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily next week (Monday, August 25 through Friday, August 29) 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.
FORT PITT TUNNEL OVERNIGHT MAINTENANCE AND CLEANING MONDAY-FRIDAY, AUGUST 25-29, IN PITTSBURGH
Maintenance and cleaning operations in the Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur next week Monday-Friday nights, Aug. 25-29.
Single-lane traffic will occur in each direction for slow-moving tunnel cleaning and maintenance operations nightly from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. through Friday night, Aug. 29.
PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: SUNDAY, AUGUST 31 CLOSURE OF MT WASHINGTON TRANSIT TUNNEL
The Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel will be closed to buses the morning of Sunday, August 31 so that Port Authority may conduct rail maintenance nearby.
The closure will be in effect from the morning’s start of service until about 9 a.m. Affected bus routes will be detoured inbound via Allentown and outbound via the Wabash Tunnel.
T service will still use the tunnel but will single-track in the affected area during this time, with inbound vehicles serving the outbound platforms at South Hills Junction and Station Square. Outbound T service will remain regular route during this time.
Riders should allow for extra travel time due to the detour, with delays of around five to eight minutes possible. PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: HOLIDAY SCHEDULES MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 & BUS ROUTE SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS SUNDAY, AUGUST 31
Port Authority service will operate on holiday schedules on Monday, September 1 for Labor Day. Additionally, bus detours will be in effect that day for the Downtown parade and a 5K on the North Shore.
Riders should also be aware that service adjustments and enhancements go into effect on more than 20 bus routes starting Sunday, August 31. Details are available at portauthority.org or by calling Customer Service at 412-442-2000 (TTY 412-231-7007).
Port Authority’s Customer Service phone line is open on Labor Day from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Downtown Service Center will be closed Monday.
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
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.