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East Carson Street Safety Improvement Project​

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Project Overview

The East Carson Street Safety Improvement 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 Smithfield Street and 33rd Street. Additionally, pedestrian enhancement accommodations (including bump-outs, high visibility crosswalks, pedestrian countdown signals) will be incorporated.

 The overall project will conclude in the Spring 2022

Project Overview Video

Project Updates

4-1-21

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.


1-14-20

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

Single-lane restrictions will continue on East Carson Street between Arlington Avenue and 22nd Street weekdays from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through late August. Parking and sidewalk restrictions will continue on East Carson Street between Fifth Street and 22nd 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 occurs.


Project Location Pictures

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Contact Information

Safety Press Officer

Yasmeen Manyisha 
412-429-5044 | ymanyisha@pa.gov