Transportation


Inbound Boulevard of Allies to close tonight in Oakland

Crews will repair the deck of a bridge that carries the boulevard over Brady Street and the Birmingham Bridge ramp.

about 1 hour ago


Paving to bring more restrictions to Greentree Road in Scott, Green Tree

In the section between Carnahan Road and McKinney Lane, traffic will be down to one lane in both directions.

about 4 hours ago


 Workers prepare steel beams in March for the next phase in the major rehabilitation of the Parkway West bridges in Carnegie. The Parkway West will close nightly from Green Tree-Crafton to Interstate 79 this week.

Parkway West overnight closures planned this week

The parkway will be closed at 10 p.m. nightly from Green Tree-Crafton to Interstate 79.

1 day ago


Overnight restrictions to continue on Route 28

Lane closures are possible in both directions starting at 8 p.m. daily between the Veterans Bridge on-ramp and the 31st Street Bridge

1 day ago


Gas prices still edging up in Pittsburgh area

The average price for a gallon regular in the Pittsburgh area went up 9.9 cents in the past week to $2.73, according to one tracking site.

1 day ago


Tussle over direction of Pa. ride share legislation

State senators are working on competing bills that could be rolled into one.

2 days ago


Trip­ham­mer Road closes in South Park

The bridge was to close at 7 a.m. and re­main closed through May 8.

1 day ago


 The interior of the Hawker 400.

OneJet launches new services from Pittsburgh International

Service to Indianapolis International Airport will start May 11 and service to Milwaukee May 4, with a daily flight four times a week.

3 days ago


McArdle Roadway closed this morning

The road is closed from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

4 days ago


Part of East Busway out of service this weekend

The work will detour the P1 East Busway-All Stops and the P3 East Busway-Oakland.

4 days ago


 Grass and weeds grow over the rusted beams supporting the old closed sidewalk of the Kenmawr Bridge.

Plans unveiled for new Kenmawr Bridge

The new bridge will be wider, longer and taller than the current one.

4 days ago


 A tour bus that was carrying Kentucky middle school students erupts in flames on Interstate 70 Thursday morning. No one was injured and the students were evacuated.

Cause of I-70 tour bus fire in Washington County still unknown

Police said bus driver Timothie Newton noticed problems with the bus, pulled onto the shoulder and saw smoke coming from the rear.

3 days ago


PennDOT to spend $75 million on Beaver County road improvements

Eight projects will improve, preserve or rehabilitate infrastructure such as 10 bridges and 19 miles of roads will be paved or resurfaced.

4 days ago


 U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx speaks Wednesday after touring Carnegie Mellon University's National Robotics Engineering Center in Lawrenceville.

Transportation chief visits Pittsburgh to view new research, technology

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx visited CMU robotics center and marveled at the technology, but bemoaned the potholes outside.

5 days ago


Inbound Boulevard of the Allies in Oakland to be closed for the weekend

The work will occur on the bridge over Brady Street and the Birmingham Bridge ramps, from 7 p.m. today through 6 a.m. Monday.

4 days ago


 A tour bus carrying students from Kentucky caught fire on Interstate 70 early this morning, shutting down the westbound lanes for more than an hour during rush hour.

Tour bus carrying middle school students catches fire on I-70

No one was injured on the bus, carrying students from Kentucky. It caught fire early this morning at Mile Marker 9 in Washington County.

5 days ago


Drilling to restrict traffic on I-79 tonight

Lane closures will be possible between the Neville Island Bridge and the Parkway North split starting at 10 p.m. today.

5 days ago


Parkway West closures announced for the weekend

Both sides of the Parkway West will be closed at times this weekend as a $72.8 million reconstruction project continues.

5 days ago


SkyWest jet carrying unconscious passenger makes emergency landing

SkyWest jet with unconscious passenger descends at 7,000 feet per minute for emergency landing.

5 days ago


PennDOT does U-turn on Parkway West closure tonight

The outbound lanes will be closed from the Green Tree-Crafton exit to Interstate 79 starting one hour after the Pirates game.

1 week ago


Lime Hollow Road in Penn Hills to close for sewer work

The closure was scheduled to start at 7:30 a.m. The project is scheduled to continue until May 22.

1 week ago


Parkway West closures continue this week

Outbound traffic will be restricted to one lane starting one hour after the Pirates and Penguins games have ended.

1 week ago


 A vehicle is refueled at a gas station in New Orleans on Monday, April 6, 2015.

Pittsburgh region sees steady rise in gas prices

National prices are also on the way up -- rising 6.6 cents per gallon in the last week.

1 week ago


Overnight lane closures scheduled on Route 28

The restrictions will occur after 8 p.m. and before 5 a.m. between the Veterans Bridge and the 31st Street Bridge.

1 week ago


Greentree Road resurfacing continues this week

Work will occur between Pocono Drive and McKinney Lane with traffic limited to one lane in both directions.

1 week ago


Security confiscates handgun at Pittsburgh International Airport

The firearm was the fourth discovered in carry-on bags at the airport this year.

1 week ago


 The tug and barge 64 Express working at Norfolk International Terminals on the Elizabeth River in Virginia.

Shippers look to the rivers to move more freight

Containers — multicolored units that look like railroad boxcars without the wheels — aren’t typically shipped on rivers. That may change.

1 week ago


Pittsburgh Parking Authority looks to refinance debt

The authority estimates that the moves could save up $6 million over the next decade in interest.

1 week ago


Gibsonia Road work set to begin Monday

Gibsonia Road improvements will bring traffic restrictions starting Monday near Babcock Boulevard in Pine.

1 week ago


Route 51 ramp to close tonight in Jefferson Hills

The ramp will close from 6 p.m. today to 6 a.m. Saturday.

1 week ago


Parkway North HOV closed by power outage

There was no word on when they might reopen.

1 week ago


 A multi-vehicle crashes snarls traffic this morning on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) between the Liberty Tunnels and the Parkway West.

Four injured in Route 51 multi-vehicle crash

The crash was reported in the 800 block of Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) between the Liberty Tunnels and the Parkway West.

1 week ago


Lanes to close today on Route 60 in Robinson, Kennedy

Work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.

1 week ago


Paving to restrict Route 51 in McKees Rocks, Stowe

Work will start at 6 p.m. daily.

1 week ago


 “You might be talking a dollar a day at some of these lots,” Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said.

Could Port Authority start charging for parking at park-n-ride lots?

The Port Authority has 49 park-n-ride lots, some of which it owns and some that are owned by private entities.

1 week ago


Temporary section of Glenbury Street to close for weekend tonight

A short detour begins at 7 p.m. today.

1 week ago


 New signs in Dormont, including this one on Potomac Avenue, urge motorists to use a parking app on their smart phones to pay for and manage their parking in the borough.

'Smart' parking arrives in Dormont

The borough now has a system that allows motorists to download an application to pay for parking by using their smart phones.

1 week ago


 When GPS equipment on Port Authority buses is functioning properly, the system delivers accurate results 96 percent of the time, the Post-Gazette test showed.

How good is the Allegheny County Port Authority's bus tracking system?

The Post-Gazette conducted 200 tests and found continuing problems with bus GPS units not turned on, malfunctioning or missing.

1 week ago


Work on damaged railroad bridge starts tonight in Bridgeville

Alternating one-way traffic will begin around 9 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. weeknights through Wednesday.

1 week ago


Another contractor charged in PennDOT corruption case

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane last year announced charges against 12 other individuals in connection with the probe.

1 week ago


 Mt. Lebanon police Lt Duane Fisher, left, talks to officer Cory Nolte at Ordale Boulevard near the Galleria Mall on Tuesday. Mt. Lebanon police department conducts aggressive driving enforcement in the area.

Mt. Lebanon joins federal crackdown on speeding

Pittsburgh, Ross and McCandless also are taking part in the Route 19 enforcement blitz, targeting speeding, tailgating, and other offenses.

1 week ago


Westbound turnpike lanes reopen after tractor-trailer fire

The incident occurred between the Allegheny Valley and Butler Valley exits, according to PennDOT.

1 week ago


 In this frame from video, workers walk with a Menzies Aviation cargo worker after the worker was removed from the cargo hold of an Alaska Airlines passenger airplane on Monday at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.

Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning

Safety experts say the crew should not have closed the cargo doors of Flight 448 until they had accounted for the missing worker.

1 week ago


Overnight lane restrictions scheduled this week on Route 28

The lane closures will begin at 8 p.m. and end by 5 a.m. between the Veterans and William Raymond Prom (31st Street) bridges.

2 weeks ago


Series of Parkway West closures, restrictions announced

It is the first of six weekend closures that will be part of the continuing $72.8 million reconstruction project.

1 week ago


Paving to restrict traffic on Greentree Road

Work will occur between McMonagle and McKinney roads today through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and overnight starting at 7 p.m.

2 weeks ago


Mon Wharf remains closed

The Pittsburgh Parking Authority recommended the First Avenue Garage and Second Avenue Parking Plaza as alternates.

2 weeks ago


Thoms Run Road to close today for bridge work

The closure will occur just north of Steen Hollow Road. The project is scheduled for completion in mid-June.

1 week ago


Gas prices hold steady in the Pittsburgh region

GasBuddy's survey of 731 gas stations in the area found Pittsburghers paying more than the national average of $2.39 per gallon.

2 weeks ago


 Fans gather hours before today's Pirates home opener at PNC Park on the North Shore.

Fans flock to Pirates sold-out home opener

Fans got an early start this morning, streaming into the North Shore but causing traffic tie-ups throughout Downtown and beyond.

2 weeks ago



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