Road work to affect major arteries, including Squirrel Hill Tunnel, Route 51

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It's a sure sign of spring that PennDOT has projects scheduled, including a wide range of major arteries in the next few days.

In the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, there will be single-lane traffic outbound in the Squirrel Hill Tunnel from 10 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday.

On northbound Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard), there will be single-lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from Monday through Friday, weather permitting. The lane restrictions will be in the city and Whitehall between Stewart Avenue and Maytide Street. DQE Communications will be doing a communication line installation.

On I-376 (Parkways East and West) and I-279 (Parkway North), there will be single-lane closures weeknights from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. continuing Monday through the night of May 2 for overhead sign improvements. On the Parkways, this will affect the area between the Second Avenue and Greentree exits.On I-279, it will affect the area between the Fort Pitt Bridge and the Chestnut/East Ohio Street exit and will include the Fort Duquesne Bridge and ramps.

On Route 65 (Ohio River Boulevard), there will be single-lane closures from Monday through Wednesday, weather permitting. This will affect each direction between Millerton Avenue and the McKees Rocks Bridge so that crews can do a routine inspection of the bridge over Verner Street. One direction at a time will be affected from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

On Washington Road and Connor/Gilkeson roads in Mt. Lebanon, single lane closures in each direction will take place from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. from Monday through Wednesday, weather permitting. The Washington Road work, between Connor./Gilkeson roads and Cochran Road will involve centerline painting on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Connor/Gilkeson Road work will take place between East Terrace Drive/Sun Ridge Drive and near Old Gilkeson Road. It will involve centerline painting and rumble strip installation on Monday through Wednesday.


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