Weekend Construction In Pittsburgh Area Includes Restrictions, Closures


PITTSBURGH,None - PennDOT has announced bridge work, single-lane restrictions and two complete closures for this weekend. Below is a full list of scheduled construction.

Fort Pitt Bridge:

Intermittent, short-term lane closures on the inbound (upper deck) of the Fort Pitt Bridge (eastbound I-376) will occur 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday for overhead sign inspections. Single lane traffic will occur as needed through the inbound Fort Pitt Tunnel across the Fort Pitt Bridge to the Grant Street off-ramp.

Liberty Tunnel:

The Liberty Tunnel will be closed in both directions from 10 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday.


Single-lane traffic will occur on southbound I-79 in the area under the northbound off-ramp to Route 19 in Marshall Township from 7 a.m. Saturday through 5 a.m. Monday. Single lane traffic will also occur on southbound I-79 in the area of the bridge over Mingo Road from 4 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday. Crews will be shifting traffic onto the newly reconstructed right side of the bridge. Once the shift is completed, two lanes of southbound traffic will be restored on I-79 in this area.

Traffic on southbound I-79 in Robinson and Kennedy townships will be reduced to a single lane 7 p.m. Friday through 6 a.m. Monday on southbound I-79 from the Neville Island Bridge to the Crafton/Route 60 interchange. In addition, the ramp from Route 51 to northbound I-79 will be closed.

I-579 Crosstown Boulevard:

Single lane traffic in both directions on I-579 (Crosstown Boulevard) between the Liberty Bridge and Forbes Avenue will occur 11 p.m. Friday continuously through 6 a.m. Monday. Crews will be painting overhead ramps.

Route 22/30

Westbound Route 22/30 will be closed in the area of the Kelso Road overpass/Noblestown Interchange in North Fayette Township 7 a.m. Friday through noon Saturday. Crews will be installing drainage across the roadway. Signs will be posted to guide westbound motorists during the closure to use the on-and-off ramps at the interchange. Eastbound Route 22 will remain open.