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Release Date: Wednesday, November 20th 2013

Light Up Night & Peoples Gas Holiday Market Grand Opening Road Closures

For Immediate Release
Contact: Leigh White
Office (412) 325-0163
Cell (412) 606-9877

Downtown Pittsburgh – Light Up Night®, scheduled for this Friday, November 22, 2013 and the Grand Opening of the Second Annual Peoples Gas Holiday Market, on Saturday, November 23, 2013, as well as other events scheduled over the weekend will result in the closing of multiple roads, pedestrian restrictions and Allegheny River closures around Downtown Pittsburgh. A map of the closures associated specifically with Light Up Night® and the Peoples Gas Holiday Market Grand Opening is available to download on the PDP’s website. Details on the 53rd Annual Light Up Night Festivities, The Peoples Gas Holiday Market and Downtown activities throughout the Holiday Season may be found at DowntownPittsburgh.com/Holidays.

Road Closures for Light Up Night® on Friday, November 22, 2013:

Location

Start Time

End Time

Andy Warhol Bridge (7th Street Bridge)

9:00 AM

12:00 AM

Forbes Avenue at Wood Street and all of Market Square

9:00 AM

12:00 AM

Graeme, McMaster, Market Streets

9:00 AM

12:00 AM

Roberto Clemente Bridge (6th Street Bridge)

10:00 AM

1:00 AM

Delray Street between Forbes Avenue and Liberty Avenue

2:00 PM

11:00 PM

Fourth Avenue from Wood Street to Stanwix Street.

4:00 PM

10:00 PM

Forbes Avenue from Market Square to Smithfield Street

* buses will continue to run scheduled routes until 6pm, unless otherwise noted at Bus Stops

4:00 PM

10:30 PM

Smithfield Street from Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue

4:30 PM

12:00AM

Liberty Avenue between Fifth Avenue and Stanwix Street

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

Ft. Duquesne Blvd inbound between Stanwix Street & Roberto Clemente Bridge (6th Street Bridge)

6:00 PM

10:00 PM

Ft. Duquesne Blvd outbound between Stanwix Street & Rachel Carson Bridge (9th Street Bridge)

6:00 PM

10:00 PM

Rachel Carson Bridge (9th Street Bridge)

9:15 PM

10:00 PM

Commonwealth Place between Liberty Avenue and Ft. Duquesne Blvd.

4:00 PM

10:00 PM

Smithfield Street. between Fifth Avenue and Forbes Avenue

4:30 PM

6:00 PM

Smithfield Street. between Fifth Avenue and Forbes Avenue

6:00 PM

9:00 PM

Pedestrian Restrictions for Light Up Night® on Friday, November 22, 2013:

Location

Start Time

End Time

Sidewalk on East side of Roberto Clemente Bridge (6th Street Bridge)

5:00 PM

10:00 PM

Andy Warhol Bridge including all sidewalks (6th Street Bridge)

9:00 AM

12:00 AM

Riverwalk along North Shore from PNC Park to Alcoa

8:00 PM

10:00 PM

10th Street Bypass Walkway from 6th-9th Streets

6:00 PM

10:00 PM

 

Allegheny River Restrictions for Light Up Night® on Friday, November 22, 2013:

 

Location

Start Time

End Time

No docking between Clemente Bridge (Sixth Street Bridge)  and Rachel Carson Bridge (Ninth Street Bridge)

5:00 AM

12:00 AM

Closures for The People’s Gas Holiday Market Grand Opening & Trib Total Media Horse Drawn Carriage Parade on Saturday, November 23, 2013:

Location

Start Time

End Time

Graeme, McMaster, Market Streets and Market Square

9:00 AM

8:00 PM

Forbes Avenue from Market Square to Stanwix Street

9:00 AM

8:00 PM

11th Street, Liberty Avenue, Stanwix Street and Commonwealth Place

6:00 PM

8:00 PM

 

About the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership

The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) is a dynamic, nonprofit organization comprised of business and community leaders, property owners, civic organizations, foundations and residents who provide energy, vision and advocacy for Downtown Pittsburgh. Working collaboratively with its partners, the PDP strives to create a positive Downtown experience for residents, workers and visitors alike. The PDP’s strategic initiatives include clean and safe services, transportation, and economic development and advocacy. For more information, visit www.DowntownPittsburgh.com, follow us on Twitter @downtownpitt and “like” us on Facebook.

 

 

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