PRESS RELEASES

Planned Bike Lane Installation On Negley Avenue In East End to Begin Monday

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 22, 2017) - The City of Pittsburgh Departments of Mobility and Infrastructure and Public Works advise that the installation of bike lanes on Negley Avenue – from Howe Street to Stanton Avenue spanning the neighborhoods of Shadyside, Friendship, Garfield and East Liberty – is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 25, 2017.  

The Negley project design will include bike lane and shared lane markings along designated portions of Negley Avenue. Shared lane markings begin at the intersection of Howe Street and Negley Avenue and extend to Centre Avenue. Bike lane markings extend from Centre Avenue to Stanton Avenue. A map with example photos of the of the project infrastructure can be found here.

Residents and businesses along the project route have been notified in advance of the project through public meetings, informational flyers, community newsletters, social media posts, bike advocacy groups and posters in grocery stores and gathering spaces.

Construction of the Negley bike lane project is weather dependent and is currently scheduled to last through the months of September and October and to conclude by November 1, 2017. Some preparatory work may begin in advance of Monday. Major pavement marking improvements are anticipated to occur Monday, September 25, through Friday, September 29. Residents should obey all posted parking variances. During installation, motorists should expect delays and intermittent lane restrictions. No detours are required.

Construction costs for the Negley Avenue bike lane project are approximately $387,870. The project is fully funded by the Federal Highway Administration's Transportation Alternatives Program. 

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Published

09.22.2017

Contacts

Katie O'Malley
Communications Coordinator
mayor
(412) 925-1990
katie.omalley@pittsburghpa.gov