Some Downtown streets will be closed Saturday morning (Feb. 6, 2021) while crews install new cooling towers on the roofs of EQT Place and One PPG Place.
Affected roads will include:
Penn Avenue between 6th and 9th streets; Liberty Avenue between 6th and 9th streets; 7th Street between Liberty Avenue and Ft. Duquesne Boulevard; Boulevard of the Allies between Stanwix and Wood streets; 3rd Avenue between Stanwix and Wood streets; and 4th Avenue between Stanwix and Wood streets.
Road closures will begin at 7 a.m., and roads are scheduled to reopen around 11 a.m. Should weather delay the operation, the installment operation will be moved to Sunday.
Some Downtown Port Authority bus routes could be detoured. Riders are encouraged to call Port Authority Customer Service at 412-442-2000 or visit www.portauthority.org for detour information.
Public Safety advises residents to avoid the Downtown areas affected by the temporary closures.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.