The ramp from southbound Interstate 579-Crosstown Boulevard to the eastbound Boulevard of the Allies will be closed this weekend, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.
The ramp will close at 8 p.m. today and reopen by 5 p.m. Sunday. Crews will seal pavement cracks. Traffic will detour via the Sixth Avenue off-ramp, Ross Street, First Avenue and Grant Street to reach the Boulevard of the Allies.
Traffic from Bedford Avenue bound for the Boulevard of the Allies will be detoured via Seventh Avenue, Grant Street, Sixth Avenue, Ross Street, First Avenue and Grant.
Construction also will close a lane on the off-ramp from the Veterans Bridge to Sixth and Seventh avenues, but the ramp will remain open.