Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is
announcing daylight lane restrictions on the Boulevard of Allies (Route 885) in
the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will begin Wednesday, September 28
restrictions will occur on the Boulevard of the Allies in both directions
between Forbes Avenue and Jumonville Street weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
through late December. Intermittent
traffic stoppages of 15 minutes may occur. Crews will conduct electrical
relocation and field measurement work.
Preservation work on
two mainline Route 885 Boulevard of the Allies bridges and several ramps at the
interchange are included in this $35.41 million project. Work will include
bridge deck repairs and overlays, expansion dam replacements, steel superstructure
and substructure repairs, bearing replacements, full painting, concrete
substructure repairs, downspout replacements, drainage repairs, signing and
pavement parking upgrades and other miscellaneous construction activities.
Motorists will encounter short term lane closures, night and weekend closures
of the ramps and Route 885 in each direction, weekend lane restrictions, and
overnight directional closures of I-376 Parkway East, long-term closures of
Forbes Avenue, Brady Street, and ramps at the Birmingham Bridge. Short-term and
weeknight lane closures of Second Avenue are also included throughout this
Motorists can check
conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter
conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting www.511PA.com.
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.
Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Allegheny,
Beaver, and Lawrence counties at www.penndot.pa.gov/District11.
Information about infrastructure in District 11, including
completed work and significant projects, is available at www.penndot.pa.gov/D11Results. Find PennDOT’s planned and active construction projects
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