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ALERT: Downtown Road Closures Saturday Morning

Date: February 5, 2021
Incident Type: Road Closures
Location: Downtown

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 for detour information.

Public Safety advises residents to avoid the Downtown areas affected by the temporary closures. 

Reporting PIO:
Chris Togneri