Smithfield Street Bridge to close this weekend for construction

Nightly closures planned next week on Blanding Boulevard near First Coast Expressway interchange.

PITTSBURGH — The Smithfield Street Bridge will be closed for construction this weekend.

The closure will start at 10 p.m. Friday and last until 6 a.m. Monday.

Crews will work on roadway, median and sidewalk repairs, bridge deck overlay work and line painting.

Traffic will be detoured:

  • South of the bridge
    • Take East Carson Street to South Tenth Street
    • Turn onto South Tenth Street and cross the bridge
    • Turn left onto Second Avenue
    • Turn left onto B Street
    • Turn right onto First Avenue
    • Turn left onto Grant Street
    • Turn right onto Fort Pitt Boulevard
    • End detour

  • North of the bridge
    • Same detour in the opposite direction

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