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Northbound Fort Duquesne Bridge Ramp to North Shore Closure Thursday Night in Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing overhead sign replacement work on the northbound (upper deck) Fort Duquesne Bridge (I-279) ramp to the North Shore in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Thursday night, October 10 weather permitting.

Overhead sign replacement work will occur from 10 p.m. Thursday night through 5 a.m. Friday morning on the upper deck of the Fort Duquesne Bridge. To allow the work to occur a single-lane restriction will occur on the bridge, and the ramp to the North Shore (Exit 1B) will close to traffic.

Posted Detour

Fort Duquesne Bridge Ramp to the North Shore (Exit 1B)

  • From the Fort Duquesne Bridge, take the ramp to 19/North 65 (Exit 1C) toward Ohio River Boulevard

  • Take the ramp to South 19/To 51 toward West End Bridge/Chateau Street/Western Avenue

  • Turn right onto Western Avenue

  • Turn right onto Allegheny Avenue

  • Follow Allegheny Avenue to Reedsdale Street

  • End detour

Additional sign replacement work, requiring the closure of the Fort Duquesne Bridge, has been postponed. Details will be provided when the work is rescheduled.

Please use caution when traveling through the area.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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