Southbound Blvd Of The Allies Closed Due To Roadwork

Expect detours 11 a.m. Sunday morning through 5 a.m. on Monday

Ashley Funyak
October 13, 2019 - 8:04 am
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PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Southbound Route 885 (Boulevard of the Allies) will be closed to traffic from 11 a.m. Sunday, October 13th at through 5 a.m. on Monday, October 14th.

Crews will be completing paving and line painting between I-579 Crosstown Boulevard/Liberty Bridge and the Birmingham Bridge. weather permitting.
 
PennDOT has issued the following detour routes:
  
I-579 Crosstown Boulevard Ramp to the Boulevard of the Allies

  • From southbound I-579, take the ramp to 7th Avenue/6th Avenue
  • Stay left to the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Continue straight toward 6th Avenue
  • Cross 6th Avenue and continue straight onto Ross Street
  • Turn left onto Forbes Avenue
  • Follow Forbes Avenue into Oakland
  • Turn right onto Craft Avenue
  • Follow Craft Avenue to Boulevard of the Allies
  • End detour

From Bedford Avenue to the Boulevard of the Allies

  • Turn onto Crawford Street
  • Turn right onto Centre Avenue
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Ross Street
  • Turn left onto Forbes Avenue
  • Follow Forbes Avenue into Oakland
  • Turn right onto Craft Avenue
  • Follow Craft Avenue to Boulevard of the Allies
  • End detour

From Bigelow Boulevard to the Boulevard of the Allies

  • From Bigelow Boulevard, stay right to the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Continue straight toward 6th Avenue
  • Cross 6th Avenue and continue straight onto Ross Street
  • Turn left onto Forbes Avenue
  • Follow Forbes Avenue into Oakland
  • Turn right onto Craft Avenue
  • Follow Craft Avenue to Boulevard of the Allies
  • End detour

For motorists continuing to I-376 (Parkway East) from Southbound I-579, Bedford Avenue, or Bigelow Boulevard

  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Turn right onto Bates Street
  • Turn left onto the ramp to East 376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

From Liberty Bridge to the Boulevard of the Allies

  • From the Liberty Bridge, take the ramp toward Oakland/Monroeville /Boulevard of the Allies to 376 East
  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Continue on the Boulevard of the Allies to Wood Street
  • Turn left onto Wood Street
  • Continue straight and follow sign for 376 East toward Monroeville/Grant Street
  • Take the right-hand ramp to I-376
  • From eastbound I-376, take the ramp to Forbes Avenue/Oakland (Exit 72A)
  • Turn right onto Craft Avenue
  • Follow Craft Avenue to Boulevard of the Allies
  • End detour

The  $7.08 million dollar project will be completed by Swank Construction Company, LLC.
 

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