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I-376 Parkway East Overnight Lane Restrictions Continue This Week, 10/14 – 10/18

PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday through Friday nights, October 14-18 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 guide rail installation, barrier repairs, and wall and sealing work. Restrictions will occur from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday nights.

Work will not begin in the outbound direction until one hour after major concerts and Pittsburgh Penguin home games. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area.


Route 885, Boulevard of the Allies, to Westbound I-376 Ramp Closure to Take Place on Friday Night, 10/18

PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of 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 occur Friday night through Saturday afternoon, October 18-19 weather permitting.

The ramp that carries traffic from the inbound Boulevard of the Allies to the inbound Parkway East will close to traffic from 7 p.m. Friday night through noon on Saturday.  Crews will conduct bridge deck overlay work. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour:

  • From the Boulevard of the Allies, turn right onto Craft Avenue
  • Turn left onto Fifth Avenue
  • Turn left onto Ross Street
  • Turn right onto First Avenue
  • Turn left onto Grant Street
  • Take the ramp to 376 West toward the Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport
  • End detour

The work is part of the $2.33 million Boulevard of the Allies Ramp Preservation project. The project includes deck repairs and overlay, steel superstructure repairs, full painting, bearing replacement, concrete substructure repairs, and drainage improvements. Additionally, a retrofit of the existing curb radius from outbound Forbes Avenue onto Brady Street is included to reduce the occurrences of trucks striking the bridge. Swank Construction Company LLC is the prime contractor.


The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure Will Be Installing Speed Humps Between South Neville and Joncaire for Traffic Calming Along Boundary Street on Saturday, 10/19

The Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has finalized plans to install five speed humps between S. Neville and Joncaire along Boundary Street to help slow down traffic. DOMI will also install shared lane markings and directional signage for cyclists from Junction Hollow Trail to Ellsworth Street.

Speed hump installation is expected to occur on Saturday, October 19, 2019 weather permitting. Hours of construction will be from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Due to the narrow lane width on Boundary Street, a total road closure will occur, with vehicles being detoured along Fifth Avenue, South Bouquet Street, and Joncaire Street. Emergency response vehicles and bicyclists will be permitted to use Boundary Street.


Squirrel Hill Tunnel Maintenance continues Sunday Night, 10/20

PennDOT District 11 is announcing maintenance activities in the I-376 (Parkway East) Squirrel Hill Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Sunday night, October 20.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in each direction of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel as needed from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. each night through Thursday night, October 24. Crews will conduct inlet cleaning work.


Route 2380, Station Street, Gas Line Work Begins Monday, 9/9, and Will Continue through Thursday, 10/24

​PennDOT District 11 is announcing utility work on Route 2380 (Station Street) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will begin Monday, September 9 weather permitting.

Lane restrictions will occur on Station Street between N Euclid Avenue and N Sheridan Avenue beginning 9 a.m. Monday. Crews from M O’Herron Co. will be installing a gas mainline extension. Traffic will be directed by flaggers and an arrow board will be utilized as the work is performed weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Thursday, October 24.

PennDOT is not involved in this work and is providing this information as a public service announcement only. For additional information, contact John Walko at 412-258-4721.


Route 885 Boulevard of the Allies to Westbound I-376 Ramp Closure Monday Night through Tuesday Morning, 10/21 – 10/22

PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of 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 occur Monday night through Tuesday morning, October 21-22 weather permitting.

The ramp that carries traffic from the inbound Boulevard of the Allies to the inbound Parkway East will close to traffic from 7 p.m. Monday night through 5 a.m. Tuesday.  Crews will conduct mechanical grooving work. Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour:

  • From the Boulevard of the Allies, turn right onto Craft Avenue
  • Turn left onto Fifth Avenue
  • Turn left onto Ross Street
  • Turn right onto First Avenue
  • Turn left onto Grant Street
  • Take the ramp to 376 West toward the Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport
  • End detour

The work is part of the $2.33 million Boulevard of the Allies Ramp Preservation project. The project includes deck repairs and overlay, steel superstructure repairs, full painting, bearing replacement, concrete substructure repairs, and drainage improvements. Additionally, a retrofit of the existing curb radius from outbound Forbes Avenue onto Brady Street is included to reduce the occurrences of trucks striking the bridge. Swank Construction Company LLC is the prime contractor.


I-376 Parkway East Overnight Lane Restrictions Continue Next Week, 10/21 – 10/25

PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Monday through Friday nights, October 21-25 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 guide rail installation, barrier repairs, reflector installation and sealing work. Restrictions will occur from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday through Friday nights. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area.


Beeler Street and Wilkins Avenue Gas Line Work Underway and Will Continue through Early November in Several Locations

​PennDOT District 11 is announcing gas line work is underway on Beeler Street and Wilkins Avenue (Route 2108) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

Single-lane restrictions for gas line work will occur weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through early November in the following locations: 

  • Beeler Street between Beelermont Place and Wilkins Avenue
  • Wilkins Avenue between Dunmoyle Street and Murray Avenue

PennDOT is not involved in this work and is providing this information as a public service announcement only.  For additional information, contact Jessie Gorby at 412-258-4443.


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.

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 2019.

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.


Route 885 Boulevard of the Allies Betterment Project begins Thursday Night, 7/11, and the Full Project will Extend through Late January 2020

PennDOT District 11 is announcing the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) Betterment Project in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Thursday night, July 11 weather permitting.

The $7.08 million project includes milling and resurfacing, concrete patching, minor structure repairs, traffic signal replacement at Bates Street, ADA curb ramp work, utility adjustments, and bicycle safe grate installation between the Liberty Bridge and Bates Street in Pittsburgh.

Work will begin with single-lane restrictions on the Boulevard of the Allies from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on weeknights in the Oakland section between the Birmingham Bridge and Bates Street through early August. Additionally, daylight work requiring single-lane restrictions may occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays.

Construction activities will then shift to the area between the Birmingham Bridge and the ramps to the Crosstown Boulevard and Liberty Bridge.  Overnight and off-peak daylight lane restrictions will occur in this section. Additionally, two weekend closures for paving operations may occur. This work has not yet been scheduled. Information will be provided prior to any work occurring.

Swank Construction Company LLC is the prime contractor. Work will be coordinated with other projects located in the same vicinity. The overall project is anticipated to conclude by late January 2020. Please use caution while driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.


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