REMINDER: I-376 East Inbound/Outbound Closures Scheduled This Weekend
The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works, in conjunction with PennDOT and Mosites Construction and Development Company, announced the following full-lane, weekend closures of I-376 East.
Friday, Dec. 4 – Sunday, Dec. 6
Closed: Friday, Dec. 4 at 10:00 p.m.
Reopen: Sunday, Dec. 6 at 5:00 p.m.*
*Project productivity and clear weather could result in an earlier reopening on Dec. 6.
The eastbound (outbound) closures will begin at Oakland (Exit 72A). All outbound traffic will be directed to the posted detour starting at Exit 72A. Additionally, the Bates St. outbound entrance ramp will be closed. Local access to the outbound Parkway East will be available at the Sq. Hill/ Homestead (Exit 74) and Edgewood/ Swissvale (Exit 77) outbound entrance ramps. A map of the eastbound closures and detours can be found here.
The westbound (inbound) closures will begin at Wilkinsburg (Exit 78B). All inbound traffic coming from the east will be directed to the posted detour starting at Exit 78B. The Edgewood/Swissvale and Sq. Hill/Homestead entrances to I-376 inbound will be closed. Motorists traveling westbound on the Boulevard of the Allies will be able to access I-376 westbound at the Boulevard of the Allies entrance ramp. Motorists in Downtown Pittsburgh will be able to access I-376 westbound at Grant Street (71A). A map of the westbound detours and closures can be found here.
Police officers will be on site at each signalized intersection on the posted detour routes to assist with traffic flow and ensure safety for commuters. Motorists should expect significant delays on posted detour routes.
There will be one last Parkway East closure Christmas to New Year’s closure in December 2015.