Construction Updates

Road construction — the process can be painful, but the PDP helps ease the pain with ongoing construction updates and navigation tips to help you get to and from Downtown with ease. Details are at the links below.

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*Construction updates are made Monday – Friday during business hours.

See what’s happening on PennDOT’s roadways in real-time by checking out the PENNDOT Traffic Cams. For specific information about PennDOT District 11 projects, visit their website.

I-579 Cap Urban Connector Project Updates

The I-579 Cap Urban Connector Project (also known as the “Cap Project”) will consist of the construction of a new “cap” park structure spanning over a portion of I-579. A project by the City of Pittsburgh and the Sports & Exhibition Authority, stay up-to-date on our project tracking page.

HOV Lanes

The High Occupancy Vehicle (HOVs) lanes on I-279 (Parkway North) and I-579 (Crosstown Boulevard) are open to all outbound traffic on Fridays and the weekends after 7 p.m. and remain open until 5 a.m. on Mondays. In addition, the two-passenger vehicle rule does not apply during weekend hours.

To alleviate congestion and bypass construction, motorists are encouraged to use the HOV lanes to exit the City of Pittsburgh following games and other events Downtown on weekends.

Weather Information + Road Construction

For weather-related and road condition information for Southwestern Pennsylvania, call 511.

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