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7th Avenue Overnight Ramp Closures Next Week in Pittsburgh

02/09/2024

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing overnight closures on the 7th Avenue ramps from I-579 and Bedford Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur next week, Monday through Thursday nights, February 12-15 weather permitting.

Overnight closures will occur from 8 p.m. through 5 a.m. each night (except Wednesday night, February 14) as needed on the following ramps:

  • Bedford Avenue ramp to 7th Avenue

  • Northbound I-579 ramp to 7th Avenue

  • Southbound I-579 ramp to 7th Avenue

Crews from the Duquesne Light Company will conduct cable installation work. To allow this work to occur, ramp traffic will be detoured.

Posted Detours

Bedford Avenue Ramp to 7th Avenue

  • From Bedford Avenue, turn left onto Logan Street

  • Turn right onto Centre Avenue

  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue

  • Turn right onto Grant Street

  • Follow Grant Street to 7th Avenue

  • End detour

Northbound I-579 Ramp to 7th Avenue

  • Continue northbound on I-579 past the closed ramp

  • Take the PPG Arena/Centre Avenue ramp

  • Turn left onto Logan Street

  • Turn left onto Centre Avenue

  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue

  • Turn right onto Grant Street

  • Follow Grant Street to 7th Avenue

  • End detour

Southbound I-579 Ramp to 7th Avenue

  • From the 7th Avenue/6th Avenue off-ramp from southbound I-579, bear left toward PPG Arena/6th Avenue

  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue

  • Turn right onto Grant Street

  • Follow Grant Street to 7th Avenue

  • End Detour

PennDOT is not involved in this work and is providing this information as a public service announcement only. For further information contact Jim Runatz at 412-393-6411.

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 X alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

CONTACT: Steve Cowan, 412-429-5010

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