REMINDER: Outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel Overnight Closure Tonight in Pittsburgh
The closure will begin approximately two hours after the end of the Penguins game until 8 a.m. Saturday morning in the outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel.
Updated: 12:55 PM EDT Mar 24, 2017
PennDOT District 11 is reminding motorists an overnight closure in the outbound (westbound) Fort Pitt Tunnel in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur tonight, Friday night, March 24.The closure will begin approximately two hours after the end of the Penguins game until 8 a.m. Saturday morning in the outbound Fort Pitt Tunnel as crews from Mosites Construction conduct fire suppression standpipe system installation. All outbound traffic will be detoured.Posted Detour From the Fort Pitt Bridge, traffic will take the ramp to North Route 837/Route 51 West End (Exit 69C) Follow Route 837 (West Carson Street) to the West End Circle Turn left onto southbound Route 51 towards the Airport Follow Route 51 to Airport/Carnegie ramp to I-376 Parkway West End detour The overall $14.17 million project includes the removal of the tunnel ceiling, relocation of CCTV cameras and temperature monitors, concrete repair work to the tunnel walls and air duct arch, waterline and standpipe improvements, electrical updates, drainage improvements,…