The Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed overnight Saturday into Sunday morning between the Butler Valley and Allegheny Valley exits in Indiana Township so contractors can demolish the bridge that carries Route 910/ Gibsonia Road over the turnpike.
That section of the turnpike will be closed in both directions from midnight to 6 a.m. Sunday. Detours will be posted.
Trumbull Corp. will replace the existing single-span, 98-foot-long bridge, built in 1951, with a two-span, 192-foot bridge that will accommodate the widening of the highway.
Today, Cornell Road in Thornburg remains closed after strong winds and heavy rain caused a landslide Wednesday night. Cornell is closed from Yale Road to Steubenville Pike/Route 60, according to Allegheny County officials. Crews will begin cleaning up the landslide debris this morning.
Other traffic restrictions around the region:
Mon Wharf — Closed to parking today due to a flood advisory issued for the area. The National Weather Service advisory says the river is expected to rise to nearly 18 feet this morning, the point at which the wharf floods. The authority says drivers who normally use the wharf can find additional parking at the First Avenue Garage and Second Avenue Plaza. The flood advisory runs through 11:30 tonight.
Washington Pike/Route 3003, South Fayette — Detours posted for bridge replacement work over Coal Run. Drilling operations will occur on the bridge for shoring installation.
Smithfield Street, Downtown — Northbound travel lane and parking lane closed from Fourth to Fifth avenues for the reconstruction of the Forbes Avenue and Smithfield Street intersection. The closure is expected to last six months.
I-376 / Parkway East — Single-lane restrictions in both directions from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. under the Liberty Bridge through April.
Reserve Street, Millvale — Reserve Street is closed from Karen Drive to Troy Street today for repairs to a 6-inch water main.
Glenwood Bridge, Route 837 — Northbound lanes closed for long-term project to rehabilitate the roads, ramps and bridges around the Glenwood Bridge interchange in West Homestead and Hays. Traffic shifted into southbound lanes near the Whemco Building in West Homestead. Single-lane traffic in each direction will be maintained in the southbound lanes. Ramps closed: northbound Route 837 ramp to northbound Route 837/Carson Street; northbound Route 837 ramp to southbound Route 885/Glass Run Road/Mifflin Road; northbound ramp to northbound Route 885/Glenwood Bridge; and northbound ramp to southbound Route 837/Homestead.
Painters Run Road, Upper St. Clair — Closed until late August for a road stabilization project. Two phases: between McMillan Road and Robb Hollow Road starting Monday; and then between Essen Hill and McMillan Road. The detour route will utilize Robb Hollow Road and Bower Hill Road.
Second Avenue -- Lane restrictions will occur on Second Avenue and Municipal Court Drive in the bridge area daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through early April.
East Ohio Street, North Side — Single-lane restrictions between the Route 28 off-ramp and Madison Avenue, also near Chestnut Street and Madison Avenue intersection from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m., Sunday through Friday through Feb. 29 for drilling work.
Route 910/ Indiana Township -- A section of Route 910 in Indiana Township will be closed between Hill Top Road and Cove Run Road through October so crews can replace an overhead bridge, which carries Gibsonia Road/Route 910 over the Pennsylvania Turnpike at milepost 43.6. Detours will be posted. The 12-mile detour for cars will send vehicles from Saxonburg Boulevard to Harts Run Road, Dorseyville Road, Fox Chapel Road, Guys Run Road and Locust Hill Road.
Trucks will be detoured from Saxonburg Boulevard to Harts Run Road, Route 8 and Route 28, a length of about 25 miles.
Wabash Tunnel -- All vehicles can use the tunnel through August 2016.
Birmingham Bridge -- Single-lane restrictions periodically throughout the winter in each direction of the bridge. At least two lanes will be maintained in each direction through the end of February.
Route 50, Bridgeville -- Water line replacement from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. between Chartiers Street and Bower Hill Road. Detours will be posted.
Port Authority hearings:
The Port Authority will hold hearings on its proposal to change from a two-tier fare system to a flat $2.50 fee for riders using the Connectcard prepaid system and $2.75 for cash customers beginning Jan. 1.
▪ Oakland -- from 3 to 7 p.m. March 8 at the Connolly Ballroom inside Alumni Hall, Fifth and Lytton avenues.
Anyone who wants to speak for three minutes can register by calling 412-566-5187. Speakers using TTY can call 412-231-7007.
Written comments can be submitted through March 31 at www.portauthority.org or by regular mail sent to Port Authority of Allegheny County, Attn: Fare Policy Proposal, 345 Sixth Ave. Third Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
Pittsburgh -- To find out which streets have been treated during wintry weather, visit the city’s Snow Plow Tracker here.
PennDOT -- Statewide, the public can view the location of more than 500 PennDOT trucks along 40,000 miles of interstates and expressways via www.511PA.com. In October, the plow and contracted rental trucks that assist in snow removal were outfitted with technology as part of the Automated Vehicle.