Light Up Night events in Pittsburgh

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Possible showers and traffic delays aside, the 53rd annual Light Up Night events start at noon, with the tree lighting at the City-County Building. The PPG Plaza tree will be lit at 6 p.m., and 45 minutes later, Macy's festive windows will be unveiled.

The BNY Mellon Fireworks Finale will go off at 9:38 p.m., as Zambelli Internationale fireworks will launch from the Warhol Bridge, synchronized to a live broadcast on 3WS (94.5 FM).

Expect street and sidewalk closures and transit detours throughout Downtown Pittsburgh today.

Street closures

9 a.m.-midnight: Andy Warhol Bridge, Forbes Avenue at Wood Street and all of Market Square, Graeme, McMaster and Market Streets.

10 a.m.-1 a.m.: Roberto Clemente Bridge.

2 p.m.-11 p.m.: Delray Street between Forbes and Liberty avenues.

4 p.m.-10 p.m.: Fourth Avenue from Wood to Stanwix streets, Commonwealth Place from Liberty Avenue to Fort Duquesne Boulevard.

4 p.m.-10:30 p.m.: Forbes Avenue from Market Square to Smithfield Street.

4:30 p.m.-6 p.m.: Smithfield Street from Fifth to Forbes avenues.

4:30 p.m.-midnight: Smithfield Street from Fifth to Sixth avenues.

6 p.m.-9 p.m.: Liberty Avenue from Fifth Avenue to Stanwix Street, Smithfield from Fifth to Forbes.

6 p.m.-10 p.m.: Inbound Fort Duquesne Boulevard from Stanwix to Clemente Bridge, outbound from Rachel Carson Bridge to Stanwix.

9:15 p.m.-10 p.m.: Rachel Carson Bridge.

Pedestrian restrictions

9 a.m.-midnight: Both sidewalks on Warhol Bridge.

5 p.m.-10 p.m.: East sidewalk on Clemente Bridge.

6 p.m.-10 p.m.: Riverfront walkway from Sixth to Ninth streets.

8 p.m.-10 p.m.: North Shore riverwalk from PNC Park to Alcoa Building.

Streets around Market Square will close from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday for the holiday market grand opening and horse-drawn carriage parade.

Bus detours

Fifty-five Port Authority routes and several suburban commuter buses will be detoured because of street closures. Details at

The authority is adding two-car trains on the Light Rail Transit system and longer articulated buses to accommodate an expected surge in ridership.

More than 40 bus routes will be detoured in Downtown between 4:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday during the carriage parade.

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