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Inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel Lighting Maintenance Wednesday Night, 12/4

PennDOT is announcing lighting maintenance activities in the inbound (westbound) Squirrel Hill Tunnel (I-376 Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday night, December 4.

A single-lane restriction will occur in the inbound direction of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel from 9:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. as crews conduct lighting maintenance work.


Boulevard of the Allies Lane Restrictions to Occur this Week, 12/3 – 12/7

PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Tuesday through Saturday, December 3-7 weather permitting.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in both directions on the Boulevard of the Allies between the Liberty Bridge and Bates Street according to the following schedule: 

  • Tuesday through Thursday, December 3-5 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Friday and Saturday, December 6-7 – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday

Crews will conduct substructure repairs and ADA ramp installation work. Please use caution while driving through the area.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.


I-376 Parkway East Overnight Lane Restrictions Continue this Week, 12/3 – 12/7

PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight lane restrictions on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will continue Tuesday through Saturday nights, December 3-7 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 according to the following schedule: 

  • Tuesday through Thursday nights, December 3-5 – 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night
  • Friday night, December 6 – 9 p.m. to noon on Saturday
  • Saturday night, December 7 – 6 p.m. to noon on Sunday

Crews will conduct barrier repairs, delineator installation, and inlet work.

Work will not occur in the outbound direction until one hour after the end of Penguin games. Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area.


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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