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Majority Of Major Roads To See Construction This Weekend


PITTSBURGH,None - With the Pittsburgh Steelers once again playing on the road and fall construction deadlines quickly approaching, numerous roads will be restricted for weekend work.

Below is a summary of the major closings and restrictions this weekend:

Fort Duquesne Bridge

Single lane traffic on the southbound (inbound lower deck) Fort Duquesne Bridge will occur this weekend 7 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. Crews will continue replacing expansion dams on the ramps to the Fort Pitt Bridge (Parkway West), Fort Pitt Boulevard and the Parkway East (I-376).

A long-term single lane closure on the ramp from the outbound Fort Duquesne Bridge to northbound Route 65 will continue through 5 a.m. Monday. One lane will remain open for access to northbound Route 65.

Parkway East (I-376)

Crews will continue work on bridges between Bates Street/Oakland Interchange and the Squirrel Hill Interchange. Lane closures will occur on the Parkway East in the bridge areas in both directions at various times between Friday and Saturday evenings.

Single lane traffic on the outbound (eastbound) Parkway East between the Churchill and Pennsylvania Turnpike will occur this weekend 8 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.

Parkway West (I-376)

Single lane traffic in both directions on the Parkway West (I-376) will occur 10 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday at the Steubenville Pike interchange. All ramps will remain open.

Single lane traffic on the inbound (eastbound) Parkway West (I-376) will occur this weekend 8 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday approaching the Carnegie interchange. All ramps will remain open and outbound traffic will not be affected at this time.


Northbound I-79 will be restricted to a single lane between the Crafton interchange and the Neville Island Bridge this weekend from 7 a.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday.

Route 910

Westbound Route 910 will be closed to traffic between the southbound Route 28 ramps and Saxonburg Boulevard 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday. Eastbound Route 910 will remain open.

Route 8

Lane closures on Route 8 at the intersection with Kittanning Street in Etna will occur this weekend Friday-Monday in both directions.

West End

Short-term lane closures and traffic restrictions will occur on westbound West Carson Street at the intersection with the West End Bridge between 6 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday. Lane closures will also occur on Steuben Street between the new South Main Street Connector Bridge and West Carson Street. Crews will be installing pavement markings.

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