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Lane Restrictions in Effect on Two Portions of East Carson Street Beginning in Early August and Set to Continue Through Mid-October 2021

PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on East Carson Street (Route 837) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will begin Monday, August 2 weather permitting.

Starting 6 a.m. Monday, traffic in each direction on East Carson Street will utilize ten-foot width lanes around-the-clock according to the following schedule:

  • Between Eight and Tenth Streets through 6 p.m. Friday, August 6;
  • Between 21st and 24th Streets through mid-October.

Crews will conduct pavement and sidewalk replacements, drainage installation, and signal and median work. Golden Triangle Construction is the prime contractor.

The $16.31 million project includes milling and resurfacing, signage and signal upgrades, concrete pavement patching, drainage, guide rail, ADA ramps, curb and sidewalk, pavement markings and other miscellaneous construction along the 2.5 mile stretch of East Carson Street between the Smithfield Street Bridge and 33rd Street. Additionally, pedestrian enhancement accommodations (including bump-outs, high visibility crosswalks, pedestrian countdown signals) will be incorporated.

Additionally, to help keep motorists informed, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for East Carson Street traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to ymanyisha@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – East Carson Street” in the subject line.


East Carson Street Work Hours Extended Starting On June 1 and Single-Lane Restrictions Will Continue Between Smithfield St and 33rd St Weekdays Through Late December 2021

PennDOT District 11 is announcing that the work hours on the East Carson Street (Route 837) Safety Improvement project in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County will be extended starting Tuesday, June 1.

Beginning Tuesday, to allow crews to perform work with longer daylight, the hours of the current restrictions will be extended. Single-lane restrictions will continue on East Carson Street between Smithfield Street and 33rd Street weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through late December. Parking and sidewalk restrictions will continue on East Carson Street between Smithfield Street and 33rd Street around-the-clock. Traffic will be maintained in each direction throughout the work zone and parking spaces may temporarily be blocked in various locations as needed while work to occurs.

Single-lane alternating traffic will continue as needed on Sarah Street at the intersection of East Carson Street weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through late-June while crews work to widen Sarah Street and create a right-turning lane for traffic heading eastbound onto East Carson Street.

Additionally, starting Tuesday single-lane restrictions will occur as needed in the southbound (outbound) direction of the Birmingham Bridge weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. through late December. Crews will perform sidewalk and curb installation operations and drainage work. Golden Triangle Construction is the prime contractor.

The $16.31 million project includes milling and resurfacing, signage and signal upgrades, concrete pavement patching, drainage, guide rail, ADA ramps, curb and sidewalk, pavement markings and other miscellaneous construction along the 2.5 mile stretch of East Carson Street between the Smithfield Street Bridge and 33rd Street. Additionally, pedestrian enhancement accommodations (including bump-outs, high visibility crosswalks, pedestrian countdown signals) will be incorporated.

Additionally, to help keep motorists informed, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for East Carson Street traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to ymanyisha@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – East Carson Street” in the subject line.


Various Traffic Restrictions Set To Continue On East Carson Street Between Early April Through December 2021

PennDOT District 11 is announcing traffic restrictions continue on East Carson Street (Route 837) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County.

Beginning Monday, April 5 utility and fire hydrant relocation work will occur on South 12th Street, requiring the street to close to traffic between Sarah Street and East Carson Street as needed weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through Friday, April 23. When South 12th Street is closed, traffic may utilize South 11th and 13th Streets.

Additionally, starting Monday single-lane alternating traffic will occur as needed on Sarah Street at the intersection of East Carson Street weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through mid-June. Crews will work to widen Sarah Street and create a right-turning lane for traffic heading eastbound onto East Carson Street. The following Monday, April 12, the spur connecting Sarah Street to the eastbound lane of East Carson Street will close permanently. Traffic will be directed to the traffic light at the intersection of East Carson Street.

Single-lane restrictions will continue on East Carson Street between Smithfield Street and 33rd Street weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through December. Additionally, parking and sidewalk restrictions will continue on East Carson Street between Smithfield Street and 33rd Street around-the-clock. Traffic will be maintained in each direction throughout the work zone and parking spaces may temporarily be blocked in various locations as needed while work to occurs.

Golden Triangle Construction is the prime contractor. The $16.31 million project includes milling and resurfacing, signage and signal upgrades, concrete pavement patching, drainage, guide rail, ADA ramps, curb and sidewalk, pavement markings and other miscellaneous construction along the 2.5 mile stretch of East Carson Street between the Smithfield Street Bridge and 33rd Street. Additionally, pedestrian enhancement accommodations (including bump-outs, high visibility crosswalks, pedestrian countdown signals) will be incorporated.

Additionally, to help keep motorists informed, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for East Carson Street traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to ymanyisha@pa.gov. Please write “Subscribe – East Carson Street” in the subject line.


Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 770 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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