I-579 Overnight Closures Wednesday & Thursday, August 7-8, for I-579 "Cap" Urban Connector

I-579 Overnight Closures Wednesday, Thursday in Pittsburgh: Various Ramp Closures for Sign, Lighting Work

Overnight closures on I-579 and associated ramps for the I-579 “Cap” Urban Connector project in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Wednesday and Thursday nights, August 7-8 weather permitting.

Overnight closures, requiring detours for overhead sign and light pole removal work, will occur according to the following schedule:

Wednesday Night, August 7 – 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  1. Southbound I-579 will close to traffic at the 6th Avenue/7th Avenue ramp
  2. The Bedford Avenue ramp to southbound I-579 will close to traffic
  3. The 7th Avenue ramp to southbound I-579 will close to traffic
  4. The Bigelow Boulevard ramp to southbound I-579 will close to traffic

Thursday Night, August 8 – 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

  1. Northbound I-579 ramp to 7th Avenue will close to traffic
  2. 15 minute closures of northbound I-579 approaching 7th Avenue

 

Posted Detours

Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 – Cars)

  • All southbound I-579 traffic will exit at the 6th Avenue/7th Avenue off-ramp
  • Take the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Grant Street
  • Take the ramp East I-376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 – Trucks)

  • From southbound I-579, trucks will exit at the 6th Avenue/7th Avenue off-ramp
  • Take the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Wood Street
  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take the ramp to East 376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Southbound I-579 (To Liberty Bridge – Cars and Trucks)

  • All southbound I-579, traffic will exit at the 6th Avenue/7th Avenue off-ramp
  • Take the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue becomes the Crosstown Boulevard
  • Follow Crosstown Boulevard to the Liberty Bridge
  • End detour

Bedford Avenue Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 - Cars)

  • From Bedford Avenue, take the ramp to 7th Avenue/Fort Pitt Bridge
  • Turn left onto Grant Street
  • Take the ramp East I-376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Bedford Avenue Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 - Trucks)

  • From Bedford Avenue, turn left onto Crawford Street
  • Turn right onto Centre Avenue
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Wood Street
  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take the ramp to East 376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Bedford Avenue Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Liberty Bridge - Cars)

  • From Bedford Avenue, take the ramp to 7th Avenue/Fort Pitt Bridge
  • Turn left onto Grant Street
  • Turn left onto 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue becomes the Crosstown Boulevard
  • Follow Crosstown Boulevard to the Liberty Bridge
  • End detour

Bedford Avenue Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Liberty Bridge - Trucks)

  • From Bedford Avenue, turn left onto Crawford Street
  • Turn right onto Centre Avenue
  • Turn left onto 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue becomes the Crosstown Boulevard
  • Follow Crosstown Boulevard to the Liberty Bridge
  • End detour

7th Avenue Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 – Cars)

  • From 7th Avenue, take Grant Street southbound
  • Continue southbound on Grant Street
  • Take the ramp to East I-376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

7th Avenue Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 – Trucks)

  • From 7th Avenue, take Grant Street southbound
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Wood Street
  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take the ramp to East 376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

7th Avenue Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Liberty Bridge)

  • From 7th Avenue, take Grant Street southbound
  • Turn left onto 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue becomes the Crosstown Boulevard
  • Follow Crosstown Boulevard to the Liberty Bridge
  • End detour

Bigelow Boulevard Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 – Cars)

  • From Bigelow Boulevard, take the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Grant Street
  • Take the ramp East I-376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Bigelow Boulevard Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Boulevard of the Allies/Eastbound I-376 – Trucks)

  • From Bigelow Boulevard, take the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto Wood Street
  • Turn left onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take the ramp to East 376 toward Monroeville
  • End detour

Bigelow Boulevard Ramp to Southbound I-579 (To Liberty Bridge – Cars and Trucks)

  • From Bigelow Boulevard, take the ramp to PPG Arena/6th Avenue
  • Turn left onto 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue becomes the Crosstown Boulevard
  • Follow Crosstown Boulevard to the Liberty Bridge
  • End detour

Northbound I-579 to 7th Avenue

  • From northbound I-579, take the PPG Arena/Centre Avenue off-ramp
  • Turn right onto Washington Place
  • Turn right onto Fifth Avenue
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue
  • Turn right onto Grant Street
  • Follow Grant Street back to 7th Avenue
  • End detour

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