Outbound I-376 Parkway East Weekend Closure June 28-July 1 in Pittsburgh

PennDOT announced this morning that Outbound I-376 Parkway East will be closed Friday night, June 28 through Monday morning, July 1 weather permitting. Check out the release below for information and detour maps.

UPDATE:

Additionally, a single-lane restriction will occur in the inbound (westbound) direction between the bridge over Saline Street and the bridge over Bates Street. The restriction will occur from Friday night at 8 p.m. continuously through noon on Sunday. 

PRESS RELEASE

Pittsburgh, PA – PennDOT District 11 is announcing the closure of eastbound (outbound) I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Friday night, June 28 through Monday morning, July 1 weather permitting.

A full closure of the outbound Parkway East will occur between the Forbes Avenue/Oakland (Exit 72A) off-ramp and the Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) interchange from 8 p.m. Friday night continually through 5 a.m. Monday morning. All traffic will be detoured.

Additionally, the following ramps will begin closing at 7 p.m. Friday night:

  • Outbound (southbound) Boulevard of the Allies (Route 885) ramp to outbound I-376
  • Bates Avenue ramp to outbound I-376
  • Beechwood Boulevard ramp to outbound I-376
  • Westbound (inbound) I-376 off-ramp to Squirrel Hill/Homestead (Exit 74)

Posted Detours (See Attached Maps)

Outbound I-376

  • From eastbound I-376, take the Forbes Avenue/Oakland (Exit 72A) off-ramp
  • Follow Forbes Avenue to South Bellefield Avenue
  • Turn left onto South Bellefield Avenue
  • Turn right onto Fifth Avenue
  • Follow Fifth Avenue to Penn Avenue
  • Turn right onto Penn Avenue
  • Turn right onto Ardmore Boulevard
  • Take the ramp to 376/22/West 30 toward Pittsburgh/Monroeville
  • Bear left toward East 376/22 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Outbound Boulevard of the Allies on-ramp to Outbound I-376

  • Continue on the Boulevard of the Allies past the closed ramp to Forbes Avenue/Oakland
  • Take the ramp to Forbes Avenue
  • Follow Forbes Avenue to South Bellefield Avenue
  • Turn left onto South Bellefield Avenue
  • Turn right onto Fifth Avenue
  • Follow Fifth Avenue to Penn Avenue
  • Turn right onto Penn Avenue
  • Turn right onto Ardmore Boulevard
  • Take the ramp to 376/22/West 30 toward Pittsburgh/Monroeville
  • Bear left toward East 376/22 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Bates Street on-ramp to Outbound I-376

  • Follow Bates Street northbound to the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Turn right onto Halket Street
  • Turn right onto Forbes Avenue
  • Follow Forbes Avenue to South Bellefield Avenue
  • Turn left onto South Bellefield Avenue
  • Turn right onto Fifth Avenue
  • Follow Fifth Avenue to Penn Avenue
  • Turn right onto Penn Avenue
  • Turn right onto Ardmore Boulevard
  • Take the ramp to 376/22/West 30 toward Pittsburgh/Monroeville
  • Bear left toward East 376/22 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Beechwood Boulevard on-ramp to Outbound I-376

  • From Beechwood Boulevard, turn onto Forward Avenue
  • Turn left onto Murray Avenue
  • Turn right onto Wilkins Avenue
  • Turn left onto North Dallas Avenue
  • Turn right onto Penn Avenue
  • Turn right onto Ardmore Boulevard
  • Take the ramp to 376/22/West 30 toward Pittsburgh/Monroeville
  • Bear left toward East 376/22 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Inbound I-376 off-ramp to Squirrel Hill/Homestead (Exit 74)

  • Continue on inbound I-376 past the closed ramp
  • Take the Glenwood (73B) off-ramp to Bates Street
  • From Bates Street, turn left onto Second Avenue
  • Turn left onto Greenfield Avenue
  • Turn left onto Ronald Street
  • Turn right onto Beechwood Boulevard
  • End detour

Police will assist motorists at key intersections on the detour routes.

The Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) interchange will remain open this weekend.

Significant delays should be expected. Motorists should consider alternate routes and allow extra travel time during this closure. Travelers near the City of Pittsburgh should consider Route 28 to the Pennsylvania Turnpike. For points east of Monroeville, travelers south and west of the City of Pittsburgh should consider I-79 to I-70 to the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Crews from Swank Construction will conduct expansion dam replacement, guide rail improvements, approach slab work, line painting, and drainage work.

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