Traffic Jammin'

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Note: Restrictions listed below are scheduled for the current week (Nov. 14-19) unless otherwise noted.

Movie production -- (Schedule provided by Pittsburgh Film Office)

Closed from 7 p.m. Monday to 8 a.m. Tuesday: Coffee Way from Sixth Avenue to Strawberry Way; Montour Way from Sixth Avenue to Seventh; Smithfield Street from Sixth Avenue to Seventh Avenue; William Penn Place from Sixth Avenue to Seventh Avenue. Traffic stoppages possible during same hours on Grant Street, Liberty Avenue and Fifth, Sixth and Oliver avenues.

Closed from 7 p.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday: Strawberry Way from Grant Street to Liberty Avenue; Coffee Way from Sixth Avenue to Strawberry Way; Montour Way from Sixth Avenue to Seventh Avenue; Smithfield Street from Sixth Avenue to Seventh Avenue; William Penn Place from Sixth Avenue to Seventh Avenue. Traffic stoppages possible during same hours on Grant Street and Fifth, Sixth, Oliver and Liberty avenues.

On the parkways

East -- Single-lane traffic outbound at bridge over Business Route 22 in Monroeville nightly starting at 8 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 p.m. Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays, concluding by 5 a.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m. Sundays, through Dec. 16.

Fort Pitt Tunnels -- Single-lane closure inbound from 10 p.m. Monday to 5 a.m. Tuesday during cleaning.

Squirrel Hill Tunnels -- Single-lane closure inbound from 10 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday; outbound same hours Wednesday and Thursday nights.

On the interstates

79, Bridgeville -- Lane restrictions to continue this week during off-peak hours.

79, Marshall -- Reduced to two lanes in both directions near Warrendale-Bayne Road (Exit 75), through mid-November.

79, Washington County-- Construction under way at Meadow Lands interchange, with on- and off-ramps closed and new traffic patterns in effect including lane closures at night. Manifold Road and Pike Street-Locust Avenue closed in work zone. Lane closures and brief stoppages possible from 8 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Tuesday at Route 40 overpass in South Strabane. Lane closures on Route 40 during same time.

579, Downtown -- Single-lane traffic between the Liberty Bridge and Forbes Avenue to continue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and overnight starting at 8 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 23. Bridges carrying Seventh Avenue over I-579 to Washington Place and from Sixth Avenue/Chatham Square over I-579 to Bedford Avenue closed through Nov. 19.

In the city

Becks Run Road, South Side, Baldwin Borough -- One-way traffic outbound from East Carson Street to Wagner Avenue continues until Friday. Inbound traffic must turn left at Wagner.

Chateau Street, North Side -- Ramp to northbound Route 65 closed around-the-clock through late November. Traffic will take ramp to California Avenue to bypass closed ramp and access northbound Route 65.

Ellsworth Avenue, Shadyside -- Closed from Spahr Street to Lamont Place through late November for construction of pedestrian bridge.

Route 8, Highland Park -- Lane closures possible in both directions at bridge over Heths Run near zoo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. weekdays through early December during test boring for a future project to replace the bridge.

Route 19-West Liberty Avenue, Beechview and Brookline -- Night and weekend restrictions possible between Wenzell and Pioneer avenues during ongoing reconstruction.

Route 28, North Side, Millvale -- Two lanes open southbound, one lane northbound through construction zone; no access to or from 31st Street Bridge; no northbound access to 40th Street Bridge; Rialto Street intersection closed. Major project to continue into 2014.

Route 65, North Side -- Closed to all traffic in both directions at the Marshall Avenue interchange through midsummer 2012. Traffic detoured via off- and on-ramps. Ramp from Marshall Avenue and California Avenue to southbound Route 65 closed through mid-November using Beaver Avenue to detour. Ramp will remain open to Beaver Avenue.

Route 885, Hays, West Mifflin -- Single-lane traffic in both directions at bridge over Baldwin Road through late November. Lane closures possible from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays from Baldwin Road to just south of Mifflin Road through early December during drilling in advance of possible future bridge projects. Short-term lane closures possible during drainage work between Mifflin Road and Noble Drive from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Friday. Flag crews will control traffic.

Wood Street, Boulevard of Allies, Downtown -- Streetscape project at Point Park University has closed sidewalk and curb lane on west side of Wood between Fort Pitt Boulevard and First Avenue. Sidewalk and lane blocked on outbound Allies at intersection.

Wyoming Street, Mount Washington -- Closed in both directions until further notice from Sycamore Street to Grandview Avenue because of retaining wall failure.


Business Route 22, Monroeville -- Lane closures and brief traffic stoppages possible in area under outbound Parkway East from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly through Dec. 16. Westbound traffic reduced to alternating one-way pattern with intermittent traffic stoppages of up to five minutes or less eastbound.

Hulton Bridge -- Alternating one-way traffic possible from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 18 during washing.

William Penn Highway, Churchill-- Single-lane traffic in both directions between Route 130 (Beulah Road) and the ramp to the inbound Parkway East/Old Gate Road while slide repairs are completed.


Babcock Boulevard, McCandless -- Reduced to one lane in both directions between Wildwood and Pearce Mill roads during trail project to continue into winter.

Butler Logan Road, Frazer -- Closed between Yutes Run Road and Log Cabin Road by landslide below the roadway until further notice.

Lovi Road, New Sewickley -- Short-term lane closures possible in both directions from 8 a.m. to 4 weekdays through Nov. 24 during boring for future slide repair project between Freedom Crider Road and Black Woods Road.

McKnight Road, McCandless, Ross -- Ramp from Babcock Boulevard to southbound McKnight Road closed, with traffic detoured south on Babcock Boulevard to Peebles Road to Evergreen Road to southbound McKnight Road; traffic shifted on bridge over Babcock Boulevard with continuing single-lane restrictions; nightly single lane closures from Nelson Run Road to Perrymont Road continue overnight starting at 8 p.m. northbound and 9 p.m. southbound, with traffic restored by 6 a.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. weekends; single-lane closures on Babcock Boulevard in the area of McKnight from 6 p.m. Monday through Friday to 6 a.m. the next day. Work to continue until mid-November.

Route 8, Richland -- Lane closures in both directions between Route 910 and the Butler County line starting at 7 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays until 5 a.m. the next day; 8 p.m. Fridays to 8 a.m. Saturdays; and 8 p.m. Saturdays to 10 a.m. Sundays, through mid-November.

Route 19, Pine and McCandless -- Single-lane traffic in both directions in Wexford Flats area between Old Perry Highway and Brooktree Road through November.

Route 65, Avalon -- Reduced to one lane in each direction for rehabilitation of bridge over Birmingham Avenue through late November.

Route 65, Emsworth -- Single-lane traffic at Lowries Run Bridge through fall. Turning lane to Camp Horne Road closed through late November but access to Camp Horne Road is maintained.

Thompson Run Road, Ross -- Closed to through traffic just south of Amity Road through November for bridge replacement. Local access preserved and southbound drivers can turn left onto Amity.


Brownsville Road, Broughton Road, South Park, Pleasant Hills -- Brownsville reduced to a single 11-foot-wide lane in each direction between Sixth Street and Philippe Drive. Both lanes on Broughton restricted to 11-foot-wide lanes. Eastbound traffic on Brownsville not able to make left turns onto Fifth Street and Philippe Drive. Traffic on southbound Brownsville and Fifth Street and eastbound Philippe only able to make right turns onto Brownsville. Left-turn access to Curry Hollow Road closed, through summer. No left turn from northbound Curry Hollow to Brownsville. Major reconstruction project continues through spring 2013.

Bunola River Road, Forward -- Closed from 9 a.m. Monday to 5 p.m. Tuesday for pipe work between Raccoon Run Road and Church Hollow Road. The roadway will be closed from 9 a.m. on Monday to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

McMurray Road, Bethel Park and Upper St. Clair -- Alternating one-way traffic possible between Route 19 and Hays Road during replacement of gas lines from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through November.

Prestley Road, Collier -- Gas company work on bridge over I-79 will cause lane closures and alternating one-way traffic at times from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. I-79 shoulders will be closed at bridge.

Round Hill Road, Elizabeth Township -- Closed to through traffic between Scenery Drive (Route 48) and Simpson Howell Road through the end of November during replacement of culvert bridge. Three-mile detour via Scenery Drive, Peairs Road and Simpson Howell Road.

Route 148, North Versailles, East McKeesport -- Single-lane traffic will continue between Westinghouse Avenue and Route 30 through early December.


Neville Road, Stowe -- Alternating one-way traffic during installation of inlets and pipes between Island Avenue (Route 51) and McCoy Road as needed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through Friday.

Presto-Sygan Road, South Fayette -- Alternating one-way traffic in slide area between Oakridge and Millers Run roads until further notice.

Route 22, North Fayette -- Short-term lane closures possible eastbound between the Route 978 Imperial and Hankey Farms interchanges from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 21. Some Saturday work also possible.

Route 65, Beaver County -- Single-lane traffic in both directions from Allegheny County line to Route 18 during resurfacing around the clock through early 2012.

Spring Run Road Extension, Moon -- Closed from Boggs School Road to North Flaugherty Run Road for replacement of Boggs Run Bridge through May.


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