Prices at the pump, however, both nationally and in Pittsburgh are slightly above where they were a month ago.
The work will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., weather permitting, and restrictions will be in both directions on Interstate 279 north.
The closure is scheduled from 7:30 a.m. today until July 19.
The work is part of the $12.24 million reconstruction project of Baum and Bigelow boulevards.
An assortment of overnight closures and lane restrictions is planned on the Parkway West this week.
A 50-day closure for reconstruction begins at 7 a.m. Monday, when PennDOT begins the next phase of construction there.
The Port Authority of Allegheny County shut down service on the Mon Incline this morning but was reopened before noon.
Officials are urging caution and common sense during what one group calls “the most dangerous holiday weekend of the year.”
At the end of a two-week online poll, 10,527 voters — nearly 85 percent — said the bridges in Downtown should remain “Aztec Gold.”
Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority contractors will perform the work, which will restrict parking in certain areas.
The bridge has been closed since March 23, when it was damaged in a crash involving a novice driver.
The inbound closure extends from Stanhope to Corliss streets while crews test electrical systems.
Since new rules went into place last month, drivers say, the airport run has become a much less lucrative opportunity.
The Justice Department is conducting a civil antitrust investigation of whether airlines illegally signaled each other to keep fares high.
A contractor dropped the 107-year-old structure into the Monongahela River with explosives this morning.
Work will occur between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. daily through July 10, but no restrictions will occur on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
The parking district between 16th and 25th streets lets non-residents park for two hours between noon and midnight.
Crashes and deaths rose at rail crossings last year, reversing a long trend of decreases.
A water main break has resulted in the closing of the center at 708 Smithfield St.
About 350,000 ConnectCards have been issued for free since the authority launched the system in 2012.
Emergency crews were called to the scene just before 7 p.m.
The inbound parkway will close from Interstate 79 to Parkway Center at 10 p.m.; outbound will be closed from Green Tree-Crafton to I-79.
A check of more than 700 gas stations in the area found prices down 0.5 cents per gallon to an average of $2.97.
Inspection of the bridge over Thompson Run Road is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Thursday.
Work is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. between Church Hill Road and Berryman Avenue.
The idea to make Liberty Avenue a shared space from Commonwealth Place to Stanwix grew out of a symposium held last week.
The $13.4 million project will reconstruct or resurface parts of Bigelow Boulevard, North Craig Street and Baum Boulevard.
Many businesses tried creative ways to attract new customers with cars off the streets.
A state trooper was injured in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 279 Saturday night, police said.
The wreck happened around 7 p.m. near the entrance to the West End Bridge.
The work on the Pittsburgh International Airport transport system was completed Thursday afternoon, more than a day ahead of schedule.
The inbound side will be closed from Interstate 79 to Parkway Center; the outbound side from Green Tree-Crafton to I-79.
Customs officials say a big factor affecting wait times is the so-called “sandwich effect,” when multiple flights land all at once.
Federal and state authorities are investigating what they described as a dangerous incident Tuesday night in the skies over Pennsylvania.
Porter Airlines, a Toronto-based regional airline, will begin two daily nonstops to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
Work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.
Crews will do bridge work from midnight to 5 a.m.
The closures will occur between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in both directions during inspection of the bridge.
Planners are studying the concept, which removes traffic signals, signage, crosswalks, lane markings and curbs.
Duquesne Light crews will be working on an overhead cable from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Collier Town Square and Raceway Plaza Drive.
The right lane will close at the bridge carrying Route 22/30 over the parkway at 10 p.m. and reopen by 6 a.m.
Work will be done from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday this week, weather permitting.
Pennsylvania is near the top of the list for deaths from drug overdoses, but West Virginia and Ohio face worse epidemic, a report says.
The restrictions in East Pittsburgh are possible until 4 p.m.
Alternating one-way traffic will occur at times at the Parkway West overpass from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through the end of July.
The cost of fuel remains lower than this time a year ago -- 83.5 cents lower in the Pittsburgh area and 88.9 cents nationally.
Single-lane traffic was in effect from Whited Street to Edgebrook Avenue.
The closure is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m.
What color should the “Three Sisters” bridges be? The public is invited to respond at www.alleghenycounty.us/sisterbridges.aspx.
Early morning rail service will be detoured; extra rail service will run for the Rolling Stones concert.