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Fort Pitt Tunnel Washing Operations Resume Sunday Night in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing washing activities in the Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Sunday through Thursday nights, September 20-24.

Single-lane restrictions will occur in each direction of the Fort Pitt Tunnel from 9:30 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. each night as crews conduct tunnel washing work.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 1,000 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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