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Southbound I-279 Parkway North Ramp to Eastbound I-376 Parkway East Closed Due to Flooding in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is advising motorists the southbound I-279 (Parkway North) ramp to eastbound (outbound) I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, is closed due to flooding. 

The ramp taking traffic from the Fort Duquesne Bridge on southbound I-279 to eastbound I-376, commonly referred to as the Interstate Connector, has been closed to traffic.

Traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detour

  • Traffic on southbound I-279 will continue to the Fort Pitt Bridge to westbound I-376 (Parkway West)

  • Motorists will continue through the Fort Pitt Tunnel

  • Take Exit 69A toward South 19 Banksville Road

  • Keep left and loop back to eastbound I-376

  • Continue through the Fort Pitt Tunnel

  • Stay in the right-hand lane and follow signs to eastbound I-376

  • End detour

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