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I-376 Parkway East Overnight Lane Restrictions this Week, 6/17 – 6/20, from Fort Pitt Bridge to the Squirrel Hill Tunnel

PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday through Thursday nights, June 17-20 weather permitting.

I-376 will be reduced to a single-lane in each direction in various locations between the Fort Pitt Bridge and the Squirrel Hill Tunnel.  Crews will conduct median barrier repair and drainage improvements. Restrictions will occur from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Thursdays nights.

Overnight work in the outbound direction will not begin until one hour after the end of any Pirate game. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area.


Forbes Avenue Paving Operations from Friday Night, 6/21, to Monday Morning, 6/24; Outbound I-376 Ramp to Forbes Avenue to Close

PennDOT District 11 is announcing milling and paving operations on Forbes Avenue (Route 2108) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night through Monday morning, June 21-24 weather permitting.

Forbes Avenue will be reduced to a single-lane of traffic between Craft Avenue and South Craig Street from 8 p.m. Friday night through 6 a.m. Monday morning night as crews from Gulisek Construction and Lindy Paving conduct milling and paving operations. Parking on Forbes Avenue will be prohibited.

Additionally, the eastbound I-376 off-ramp (Exit 72A) to Forbes Avenue/Oakland will close to traffic from Friday night at 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday morning.  Motorists traveling from Pittsburgh will use the ramp from the Boulevard of the Allies to Forbes Avenue during this timeframe. A single-lane of traffic on Forbes Avenue will be maintained from the Boulevard of Allies ramp to Craft Avenue. Motorists on eastbound I-376 wanting to use the ramp will be detoured. Posted ramp detour is posted below.

Eastbound I-376 Off-ramp to Forbes Avenue/Oakland (Exit 72A):

  • Continue eastbound on I-376 past the closed off-ramp
  • Take the Squirrel Hill/Homestead (Exit 74) off-ramp
  • Turn left onto Forward Avenue and follow to Murray Avenue
  • Bear left onto Murray Avenue and follow to Forbes Avenue
  • Turn left onto Forbes Avenue and follow to Bellefield Avenue
  • Turn right onto Bellefield Avenue and follow to Fifth Avenue
  • Turn left onto Fifth Avenue and follow to Craft Avenue
  • Turn left onto Craft Avenue and follow to Forbes Avenue
  • End detour

Eastbound I-376 motorists can also take the Grant Street (Exit 71A) off-ramp into downtown Pittsburgh.

Additional work on this $10.19 million improvement project includes signal upgrades with full replacements at several intersections, ADA curb cut ramp installation, new signalized pedestrian crossing between South Bouquet Street and Bigelow Boulevard, and painted bike lanes between from Bigelow Boulevard to Margaret Morrison Street. Daytime, overnight, and weekend work will occur through this heavily traveled corridor. Lane restrictions will be implemented, however no work impacting traffic will occur during rush hour periods. The overall project will conclude in November 2018.

Traffic restriction information will be provided each week throughout the project. Additional details regarding lane restrictions will be provided prior to the beginning of major construction. More information can be found on the Oakland Transportation Management Association website at http://forbes.otmapgh.org.


Additional Eastbound I-376 Parkway East to Squirrel Hill/Homestead Ramp Restriction begins Wednesday, 6/19, and will Continue through 9 PM Friday, 6/28

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a restriction of the shoulder and gore area of the ramp from eastbound (outbound) I-376 to the Squirrel Hill/Homestead (Exit 74) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin tonight, Wednesday night, June 19 weather permitting.

Crews will conduct expansion dam replacement work, concrete pavement rehabilitation, drainage improvements, pavement marking, guide rail work, bridge preservation and sign upgrades on the eastbound I-376 off-ramp at the Squirrel Hill/Homestead exit. To allow this work to occur, restrictions will begin at 9 p.m. Wednesday night, June 19 and remain in place continuously through 9 p.m. Friday night, June 28. The gore and shoulder at the exit will close, as will a portion of the bridge over Beechwood Boulevard and Forward Avenue. One lane from eastbound I-376 onto the ramp will remain open at all time. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area.


Route 885 Boulevard of the Allies to Westbound I-376 Ramp Restriction begins Monday Night, 4/29, in Pittsburgh and will Continue through Mid-July

PennDOT District 11 is announcing narrowing on the ramp from the inbound Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) to inbound I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday night, April 29, weather permitting.

The ramp that carries traffic from the inbound Boulevard of the Allies to the inbound Parkway East will be narrowed to 16 feet beginning at 9 p.m. Monday night continuously through mid-July as crews conduct pedestal repair work.  Truck traffic will be maintained on the ramp.


Forbes Avenue Overnight Lane Restriction at Brady Street begins Monday, 4/8, in Pittsburgh and will Continue through Mid-November

PennDOT District 11 is announcing a lane restriction on Forbes Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Monday, April 8, weather permitting.

A single-lane restriction on Forbes Avenue at the Brady Street intersection will occur from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday nights through mid-November as crews begin preparatory work on the ramp that carries the inbound Boulevard of the Allies to inbound I-376 (Parkway East). Lane restrictions may also occur from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday nights as needed.

Additionally, flagging operations on Brady Street will occur at the intersections with Forbes Avenue and Second Avenue.  Flagging will occur from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday nights and 10 p.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday nights as needed.


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