Northbound Fort Duquesne Bridge Closures Over Weekend

Ramp closures begin 8 p.m. and the upper deck shuts down at 10 p.m. on Friday

Ashley Funyak
November 08, 2019 - 2:12 pm
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - The Fort Duquesne Bridge will be closed on the upper deck (northbound) on Friday night until Saturday afternoon for overhead sign replacement work.

Starting at 8 p.m. on Friday, the ramps from the 10th Street Bypass and Fort Duquesne Boulevard to the upper deck of the Fort Duquesne Bridge will be closed until noon on Saturday. 

The upper deck of the Fort Duquesne Bridge will then close to traffic starting at 10 p.m. Friday night continuously through noon on Saturday. 

PennDOT has issued the following detour routes:

I-376 Parkway West to the Fort Duquesne Bridge to I-279 Parkway North

  • From the inbound (eastbound) I-376 Parkway West, take the North 19/51 (Exit 69C) ramp toward West End
  • From northbound Route 19 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard), cross the West End Bridge
  • Take the ramp to Truck North 19/South 65/to I-279 toward Downtown/North Shore
  • Take the left-hand ramp to North 28/North I-279/Truck North 19
  • End detour

I-376 Parkway East to the Fort Duquesne Bridge to I-279 Parkway North

  • Take the inbound (westbound) I-376 Parkway East to the Fort Pitt Bridge
  • From the Fort Pitt bridge, take the 837 West Carson Street/51 West End (Exit 69C) off-ramp
  • Take Route 837 (West Carson Street) to the West End Bridge
  • Turn right onto the bridge
  • Take the ramp to Truck North 19/South 65/to I-279 toward Downtown/North Shore
  • Take the left-hand ramp to North 28/North I-279/Truck North 19
  • End detour

10th Street Bypass to the Fort Duquesne Bridge to I-279 Parkway North

  • Continue on the 10th Street Bypass past the closed ramp
  • Take the ramp to West 376 toward Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport
  • From the Fort Pitt Bridge, take the 837 West Carson Street/51 West End (Exit 69C) off-ramp
  • Take Route 837 (West Carson Street) to the West End Bridge
  • Turn right onto the bridge
  • Take the ramp to Truck North 19/South 65/to I-279 toward Downtown/North Shore
  • Take the left-hand ramp to North 28/North I-279/Truck North 19
  • End detour

Fort Duquesne Boulevard to the Fort Duquesne Bridge to I-279 Parkway North

  • Take the ramp to South 279 toward Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport
  • From the Fort Pitt Bridge, take the 837 West Carson Street/51 West End (Exit 69C) off-ramp
  • Take Route 837 (West Carson Street) to the West End Bridge
  • Turn right onto the bridge
  • Take the ramp to Truck North 19/South 65/to I-279 toward Downtown/North Shore
  • Take the left-hand ramp to North 28/North I-279/Truck North 19
  • End detour

Fort Pitt Boulevard to the Fort Duquesne Bridge to I-279 Parkway North

  • From Fort Pitt Boulevard, take the ramp to West 376 toward Fort Pitt Bridge/Airport
  • From the Fort Pitt Bridge, take the 837 West Carson Street/51 West End (Exit 69C) off-ramp
  • Take Route 837 (West Carson Street) to the West End Bridge
  • Turn right onto the bridge
  • Take the ramp to Truck North 19/South 65/to I-279 toward Downtown/North Shore
  • Take the left-hand ramp to North 28/North I-279/Truck North 19
  • End detour

Motorists can access Route 65 or North Shore destinations from the West End Bridge.

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