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I-579 VETERAN’S BRIDGE INSPECTION FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, IN PITTSBURGH
Inspection activities on the I-579 Veteran’s Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Friday, Oct. 24, weather permitting.
A single-lane closure and shoulder restrictions will occur in the southbound direction on the Veteran’s Bridge on Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.  No work will occur in the northbound direction.  All ramps will remain open.

PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: PARTIAL CLOSURE EAST BUSWAY SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25
A portion of the Martin Luther King Jr. East Busway will be closed on Saturday for construction near East Liberty Station, detouring the P1 East Busway-All Stops bus route.
 
The detour will be in effect on Saturday, October 25 from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. that same day.
 
The P1 will not serve East Liberty Station stops during this time, but will instead stop nearby at Ellsworth Avenue at East Liberty Station entrance (inbound) and at Ellsworth Avenue at Emerson Street (outbound).
 
Riders should allow for extra travel time during the detour.
 
PORT AUTHORITY MEDIA ADVISORY: MT WASHINGTON TRANSIT TUNNEL CLOSED SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 25  
The Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel will be closed to buses Saturday morning, October 25 so that Port Authority may conduct rail maintenance.
 
The closure will be in effect from the morning’s start of service until about 9 a.m.
 
During the closure, affected bus routes will be detoured inbound via Allentown and outbound via the Wabash Tunnel. Riders should allow for extra travel time due to the detour.
 
T service will still use the tunnel but will single-track in the affected area during this time, with all inbound service using the outbound platforms at South Hills Junction, Station Square and First Avenue. Outbound T service will remain regular route during this time. Delays of around five to eight minutes may occur due to single-tracking.

INBOUND FORT PITT TUNNEL LANE CLOSURE MONDAY NIGHT, OCTOBER 27, IN PITTSBURGH
An overnight single lane closure in the inbound (eastbound) Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday night, Oct. 27.

The right hand lane will be closed in the inbound tunnel from 10 p.m. Monday night through 6 a.m. Tuesday morning.  Crews will conduct exploratory work for the tunnel ceiling removal project. 

Additionally, one full stoppage of traffic for approximately 10 minutes will occur in each direction as crews take roadway, lighting and ceiling height measurements.  The stoppages will not occur simultaneously.

Motorists should use caution when approaching the tunnel.

MOVIE “CONCUSSION” CLOSING FIFTH AVENUE TO CAR TRAFFIC MONDAY, OCTOBER 27 10 A.M. – 3 P.M.
“Concussion” will be filming the exterior of the building at 525 William Penn Place on Monday, October 27.
Rigging will begin on Sunday, October 26 and derigging on Tuesday, October 28.
Trucks will be parked on Smithfield Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues as well as on Oliver Avenue between William Penn Place and Grant Street.

William Penn Place between Fifth and Oliver Avenues will be closed to car traffic starting at 7 a.m. Monday, October 27, until 7 p.m. as will Fifth Avenue between Smithfield and Grant Streets from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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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