TRAFFIC: Parkway East closes tonight for weekend b… – Pittsburgh Post

The Parkway East will be closed from 11 tonight by 6 a.m., Monday associated to a dismantling of a Greenfield Bridge, which runs above a highway.

The parkway will be closed outbound (eastbound)  from Oakland to Squirrel Hill. The central road takes trade by Oakland onto Penn Avenue to a parkway opening ramp in Wilkinsburg.

The outbound Squirrel Hill and Swissvale ramps will be open, though officials wish usually internal trade regulating those entrances.

The highway will be closed inbound (westbound) from Forest Hills/Wilkinsburg to Oakland. The inbound parkway will be open to Swissvale, though officials wish that exit singular to internal trade and no trucks. Traffic will be reduced to a singular line between Forest Hills and Swissvale.

The inbound road takes trade off a parkway during Forest Hills onto Penn in Wilkinsburg and Fifth Avenue to a Oakland opening ramp.

The closure is indispensable to ready for a dispersion of a overpass a week after Christmas.

Details can also be found here around the Oakland Transportation Management Associate website.

The Parkway West will be sealed from 9 p.m., tonight to 10 a.m., Saturday between a I-79 (Exit 64A) rotate and Parkway Center Drive. Detours will be posted. The Parkway West will also possibly be sealed or have single-lane restrictions overnight from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. during a week.

Other trade restrictions:

McKees Rocks Bridge — Single-lane closures from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday for inspection.

West Carson Street — Closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday between Stanhope and Corliss streets for electrical channel bank work. Detours will be posted and a Corliss Tunnel will sojourn open and military officers will concede residents to enter Stanhope and Earl streets.


Ohio River Boulevard — Lane restrictions from 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday nearby a McKees Rocks Bridge for separator correct and cleaning.


McKnight Road — Single-lane limitation southbound in McCandless by Dec. 23 between Pine Creek Road and Blazier Drive. Crews will control overpass temperament repairs.

Ingomar Road — Single-lane restrictions in both directions in a area of a McKnight Road overpass from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays by Dec. 23.

Corliss Tunnel — Traffic from southbound Route 51 (West Carson Street) will be incompetent to entrance a Corliss Tunnel around-the-clock currently by Dec. 16. Detours will be posted.

Route 50/Noblestown Road — Single-lane swapping trade will start between Mansfield Avenue and Durbin Street for quell and drainage work, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by Dec. 22.

Mt. Lebanon Boulevard — Single-lane swapping trade weekdays, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. by Dec. 16 between Washington Road/Route 19 and Castle Shannon Boulevard.

Second Avenue — A single-lane limitation will start northbound (inbound) Second Avenue during Brady Street weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by Dec. 31 as crews control drainage work and manhole installation. Additional restrictions might start weeknights from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Also, single-lane restrictions weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Second Avenue between Municipal Court Drive and Try Street by Dec. 11 as crews continue consult work on a Liberty Bridge.

Hulton Bridge — Motorists are reminded that a recently non-stop Hulton Bridge, that connects Oakmont to Harmar over a Allegheny River, will say a line limitation by a open to erect a final wing wall of a new overpass after a aged overpass is demolished in mid-January.

Wabash Tunnel — All vehicles can use a hovel by Aug 2016.

Greenfield Bridge — Closed for dual years while a new camber is assembled over a Parkway East/Interstate 376. The bridge, that connects Alger Street in Greenfield with Schenley Park, will be imploded on a parkway in late Dec to make approach for a $17.5 million construction project. The parkway will be sealed for 5 days between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Detours are posted and can also be found, along with a construction schedule, on a Greenfield Bridge Project website of a Oakland Transportation Management Association.

Birmingham Bridge — Single-lane restrictions intermittently via a winter in any instruction of a bridge. At slightest dual lanes will be confirmed in any instruction by a finish of February.

Smithfield Street, Downtown — The apportionment of a travel between Fourth and Fifth avenues open for time being. Then seven-month closure resumes for reformation of a Forbes Avenue and Smithfield intersection. A northbound line and parking line will be sealed from Fourth to Fifth avenues. The southbound bus-only line will sojourn open to accommodate a Port Authority train schedules.

Homestead-Duquesne Road, Munhall — Closed for slope stabilization plan during a Franklin Bend nearby Vondera Street. Completion approaching mid-December.

Route 8, Hampton — Northbound line sealed between Clearview Road and Murray Avenue by mid-December.


Shoppers are reminded that parking is giveaway each Saturday by Dec. 22 in Downtown Pittsburgh during a dozen or so garages operated by a Pittsburgh Parking Authority.