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Eastbound I-376 Parkway East to Oakland Ramp Narrowing begins Tonight in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing the narrowing of the ramp from eastbound (outbound) I-376 to Forbes Avenue/Oakland in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin tonight, Thursday night, May 16 weather permitting.

Crew will conduct attenuator repairs at the eastbound I-376 off-ramp to Forbes Avenue/Oakland (Exit 72A) from 9 p.m. Thursday night through 5 a.m. Saturday morning.  To allow the work to occur, the ramp will be narrowed.  A crash truck will be parked in that location for motorist’s safety. No restrictions will occur on mainline I-376 and the ramp will remain open at all times.

Motorists should use caution when traveling through the area.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for I-376 Parkway East traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – Parkway East” in the subject line.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway 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 860 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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