Transportation


 Traffic in the outbound Liberty Tunnel will be reduced to a single lane overnight during cleaning and maintenance, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced. The restriction will be in place from 10 tonight until 5 a.m. Friday.

Outbound Liberty Tunnel down to one lane tonight

The restriction will be in place from 10 tonight until 5 a.m. Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced.

about 3 hours ago


 The view of Downtown from the  roof of the Fort Pitt Tunnel.

Safe passage: Day in and day out, crews labor to keep Pittsburgh tunnel traffic trouble-free

It’s no simple task -- keeping motorists moving safely through the area’s many tunnels.

about 10 hours ago


I-79 ramps to close tonight for paving

The northbound on-ramp at Carnegie and the northbound off-ramp to the inbound Parkway West will close at 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. Friday.

about 3 hours ago


 A rendering of the completed $4.9 million reconstruction of Valley Brook Road at Route 19 in Peters.

Ceremony to celebrate reopening of Valley Brook Road in Peters

The $4.9 million project reconstructed the interchange, with a new ramp from westbound Valley Brook Road to Route 19.

about 1 hour ago


 Lyft cars line up in a parking lot at the Waterfront in Homestead to prepare to parade around town in a showing of solidarity.

Pa. cab companies call ride-share services 'unfair' competition

Two taxi operators from Philadelphia tell the PUC that ride-sharing service Lyft doesn’t have insurance or fare restrictions they have.

about 10 hours ago


Inbound Liberty Tunnel to be closed overnight

The closure will start at 8 p.m. and end by 6 a.m. Thursday, PennDOT said.

about 21 hours ago


Pittsburgh ranks among worst for frequency of crashes

An Allstate insurance report shows Pittsburgh was 187th among the 200 largest U.S. cities for safe driving.

1 day ago


 A rendering of the bike lane on Penn Avenue in the Cultural District, Downtown.

Pittsburgh to start work on bike-only lanes next week

The city expects to have the lanes open for a national convention of bicycling and pedestrian advocates starting on Sept. 8.

1 day ago


Inspection to close lanes in Fort Pitt Tunnel Wednesday night

The inspection will close the left lanes in both directions from 10 tonight until 5 a.m. Thursday.

1 day ago


Pittsburgh to get lowest interest rate ever for bonds, director says

City’s $50.4 million bond sale will finance infrastructure work, such as roads and bridges.

1 day ago


Section of Chartiers Avenue to close today

Emergency storm drainage work is needed.

1 day ago


Lane closures possible on Route 51 southbound

The work will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1 day ago


Section of Commercial Street to close today through Friday

The closure will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the next three days.

1 day ago


West Carson Street access to Corliss Tunnel to close until next Wednesday

The right turn into the Corliss Tunnel will be blocked starting at 7 a.m.

1 day ago


Milling, paving to start tonight on I-79 in Collier, Scott, Robinson

One lane of traffic will be maintained both directions starting at 8 p.m. between the Bridgeville exit and the Campbells Run Road overpass.

1 day ago


Traffic restrictions planned on Route 286 in Monroeville

Crews will seal cracks and joints through Sept. 13.

2 days ago


Pavement repairs to restrict traffic on Butler Street

Crews will work from 49th to 62nd streets from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Sept. 6.

2 days ago


I-79 paving project begins tonight in Marshall

The $7.7 million project will resurface nearly 3.5 miles of the highway between Route 910-Wexford and the Butler County line.

2 days ago


Daily Wabash Tunnel closures scheduled

The Port Authority says the tunnel will be closed for ventilation fan replacement.

3 days ago


Parkway West work expected to tie up traffic

Major improvements will occur from the Fort Pitt Tunnels to Interstate 79.

3 days ago


Ramps closing, traffic restricted on I-79 during paving tonight

Traffic will be limited to one lane in both directions between Bridgeville and Crafton-Moon Run from 7 p.m. today until 5 a.m. Tuesday.

2 days ago


Express E-ZPass lanes closed today at Warrendale

Drivers will be directed to the conventional E-ZPass lanes, where the speed limit for through traffic is 5 mph.

3 days ago


 A Lyft car is driven around Market Square in downtown Pittsburgh.

In clash of cultures, PUC grapples with brave new tech world

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission plans a good hard look at how it handles transportation issues at a special meeting this week.

4 days ago


Lane closed on inbound Route 28 in O'Hara

Work will conclude by 3:30 p.m.

5 days ago


Outbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel closed for the weekend

Major delays are likely and PennDOT urges drivers to find alternate routes.

5 days ago


Deck repair, inspection to close lanes on Fort Duquesne Bridge and ramp

The work was scheduled to end by noon.

5 days ago


Inbound lane closed this morning on Parkway West at I-79

Restrictions will be lifted by noon.

5 days ago


Traffic pattern changes today at I-79 bridge project in Butler County

A crossover for southbound traffic will be eliminated, with delays and traffic stoppages possible.

5 days ago


Paving to close I-79 ramps at Carnegie tonight

The ramps will close at 9 p.m. and reopen by 5 a.m. Saturday, PennDOT said.

5 days ago


East Busway detour planned for weekend

From 9 p.m. today through 6 p.m. Saturday, the P1 East Busway-All Stops will not serve East Liberty Station.

6 days ago


Power problems delay opening of Parkway North HOV lanes

Power problems have delayed the opening of the high-occupancy vehicle lanes for outbound traffic this afternoon.

6 days ago


Uber becomes second ride-sharing company approved in Allegheny County

Uber joins Lyft as ride-sharing firms operating with permission to operate on an experimental basis for 60 days.

6 days ago


Outbound Liberty Tunnel to close for three nights

The closures will run from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. each day beginning today.

1 week ago


Placement of bike-only lanes changes on Penn Avenue

The city announced that it has changed its plan for installation of bike-only lanes on Penn Avenue because of planned utility work.

1 week ago


 The tunnel will close at 10 p.m. Friday and reopen by 6 a.m. Monday.

Final Squirrel Hill Tunnel closure scheduled this weekend

As in previous closures, PennDOT is warning of significant delays on the outbound parkway, with traffic forming a single lane and exiting.

1 week ago


 Signs lead to the Monroeville tollbooths of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Pennsylvania Turnpike defendants challenge corruption evidence

Defendants in the Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case say the state can’t prove a direct relationships between contracts and donations.

1 week ago


Prosecutors argue Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption charges should go to trial

Prosecutors tell a judge they have to prove a pattern of conduct, not a direct awarding of contracts for contributions to support charges.

1 week ago


Lane closures start today on I-79, Pennsylvania Turnpike

Single-lane traffic is possible in both directions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays through next Tuesday.

1 week ago


Uber forecasts victory amid PUC hearing

Any progress in Pittsburgh will hinge on the PUC, which held the second day of a hearing Tuesday at the PUC’s Pittsburgh office.

1 week ago


 A Port Authority bus travels on Forbes Avenue in Oakland.

Port Authority seeks public's help naming new bus-tracking system

So far, earnest responses have outnumbered the flippant ones, but entries are still welcome at paac.mindmixer.com through Aug. 31.

1 week ago


Uber presents testimony before Pennsylvania PUC judges

The company’s attorney instructed a witness not to answer questions about the number of rides provided while under a cease-and-desist order.

1 week ago


Shoddy U.S. roads, bridges harm economy

America’s transportation infrastructure has fallen into such disrepair that it’s become an economic albatross.

1 week ago


Accident involving camper causes delays on Pennsylvania Turnpike

All lanes are open, but many drivers left their vehicles while waiting for the accident to be cleared causing a "gigantic backlog."

1 week ago


One of two damaged ramps reopens at Route 65, I-79

The overhead ramp has been closed since it was hit by a truck on July 11.

1 week ago


Weekend traffic restrictions on Route 19 in McCandless

Work will occur from 7 p.m. today and conclude by 6 a.m. Monday.

1 week ago


Paving will close one lane on inbound Route 28

A lane of inbound Route 28 will close for much of the day on Saturday for paving

1 week ago


 Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald surveys the artwork showing plans for the new Pittsburgh International Airport World Trade Center before a Thursday news conference.

Corbett announces $7 million in state funds to aid development at Pittsburgh International Airport

Airport officials say the state funds will help them begin remediation work on a brownfield site adjacent to the airport complex.

1 week ago


 Lyft cars line up in a parking lot at the Waterfront in Homestead.

Lyft gets temporary PUC approval

The ride-sharing company has met the terms of an emergency temporary authority to operate for 60 days.

1 week ago


Port Authority plans rail, bus detours for weekend

The Mount Washington Transit Tunnel will be closed at times over the weekend for maintenance, causing changes for rail and bus service.

1 week ago


Lane closures in McLaughlin Run Road in Upper St. Clair possible today

Geotechnical drilling will occur from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

2 weeks ago



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