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I-376 Parkway East Paving Continues this Weekend in Pittsburgh

09/14/2018

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing milling and paving operations on I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur this weekend, Friday night, September 14 through Sunday, September 16 weather permitting.

I-376 will be reduced to a single-lane in each direction as crews perform milling and paving operations according to the following schedule: 

  • Eastbound (outbound) I-376 between the Fort Pitt Bridge and the Squirrel Hill Tunnel from 10 p.m. Friday night continuously through 3 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

  • Westbound (inbound) I-376 between the Squirrel Hill/Homestead (Exit 74) interchange and the Birmingham Bridge from 10 p.m. Friday night continuously through noon Saturday and from 10 p.m. Saturday night continuously through 10 a.m. Sunday.

Additionally, the following ramps will be closed and traffic will be detoured according to the following schedule:

  • The Fort Duquesne Bridge ramp to eastbound I-376 (interstate connector) from 10 p.m. Friday night continuously through 11 a.m. Sunday. The ramp will remain open to Fort Pitt Boulevard and Grant Street.

  • The ramp that carries traffic from Stanwix Street, Market Street, Wood Street, and Fort Pitt Boulevard to eastbound I-376 from 10 p.m. Friday night continuously through 3 p.m. Sunday.

  • The Grant Street on-ramp to eastbound I-376 from 10 p.m. Friday night continuously through 3 p.m. Sunday.

  • The Beechwood Boulevard/Forward Avenue on-ramp to westbound (inbound) I-376 toward Pittsburgh (Ramp A) from 10 p.m. Saturday continuously through 8 p.m. Sunday.

  • The Forward Avenue on-ramp to westbound (inbound) I-376 (Ramp C) via Ramp A (See attached map) from 10 p.m. Saturday continuously through 8 p.m. Sunday.

Posted Ramp Detours

Fort Duquesne Bridge to Eastbound I-376

  • Take the ramp from the Fort Duquesne Bridge to I-376 East toward Monroeville

  • From the left lane take the ramp toward Downtown Pittsburgh

    • Take the ramp to Grant Street

    • From Grant Street, turn right onto the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885)

    • Take the ramp to I-376 East toward Monroeville

  • End detour

Stanwix Street, Market Street, Wood Street, and Fort Pitt Boulevard to Eastbound I-376

  • Take Fort Pitt Boulevard to Grant Street

  • From Grant Street, turn right onto the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885)

  • Take the ramp to I-376 East toward Monroeville

  • End detour

Grant Street to Eastbound I-376

  • Traffic traveling southbound on Grant Street will turn right onto Third Avenue

  • Turn left onto Cherry Way

  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885)

  • Follow the Boulevard of the Allies eastbound

  • Take the ramp to I-376 East toward Monroeville

  • End detour

Beechwood Boulevard/Forward Avenue on-ramp to Westbound (inbound) I-376 toward Pittsburgh (Ramps A and C)

  • Follow Beechwood Boulevard past the closed ramp

  • Take the ramp to eastbound I-376 toward Monroeville

  • Take the Edgewood/Swissvale off-ramp (Exit 77)

  • Bear right toward Swissvale

  • Turn left onto Monongahela Avenue

  • Turn left onto South Braddock Avenue

  • Take the ramp to westbound I-376 toward Pittsburgh

  • Follow westbound I-376 back to the closed ramp

  • End detour

Also, longitudinal joint milling and paving will occur according to the following schedule:

Friday Night 10 p.m. to Noon Saturday

  • Westbound I-376 single-lane restrictions between the Wilkinsburg (Exit 78B) and Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) interchanges.

  • Eastbound I-376 single-lane restrictions between the Forest Hills (Exit 78A) and the Churchill (Exit 79B) interchanges.

Saturday Night 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday

  • Single-lane restrictions will occur in both directions on I-376 between the Penn Hills (Exit 81) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Exit 85) interchanges.

The $26.39 million Parkway East Improvement Project located between the Fort Pitt Bridge and the Edgewood/Swissvale interchange includes milling and resurfacing, concrete patching, ramp improvements, bridge dam replacement, barrier repair work, guiderail improvements, and minor bridge repairs.  Overnight and weekend work will occur, with two weekend closures for bridge dam replacement work, and five weekend long single-lane restrictions for paving in 2018. Swank Construction Company is the contractor.

Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area.

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