04/10 2015

Fifth Ave Traffic Signal Improvements at the Birmingham Br begin this weekend 4/11-12

Inline image 1Traffic Advisory
Fifth Avenue Traffic Signal Improvements at the Birmingham Bridge Saturday and Sunday in Pittsburgh
PennDOT District 11 is announcing traffic signal improvements on Fifth Avenue in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur on Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, weather permitting.
Single-lane traffic will occur on Fifth Avenue between Brenham Street and Moultrie Street from 6 a.m. Saturday continuously through 5 p.m. on Sunday as crews install a new control panel and radar detection system at the Fifth Avenue intersection with Kirkpatrick Street and the Birmingham Bridge.
Crews from Joseph B. Fay Company will conduct the installation.
This work is part of $28.5 million Birmingham Bridge Preservation Project, which includes painting of the entire superstructure, steel repairs, bearing replacements, substructure repairs, light pole replacements and a concrete overlay.  Construction will conclude in the spring of 2017.
For more information, or to sign-up to receive project updates visit http://birmingham.otmapgh.org/.
Motorists can check conditions on major roadways by visiting www.511PA.com, 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.