Pitt & CMU Fall 2019 Student Arrival, Street Closures & Parking Restrictions in Oakland August 18-25

Several Oakland Streets will be closed August 18-25 due to University of Pittsburgh & CMU Student Arrival

 

Three Oakland streets adjacent to Carnegie Mellon University will be closed to through traffic from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, as first-year students move into their residence halls for orientation. CMU’s weeklong orientation program aims to help incoming students learn about each other, campus life and the local community.

 

Affected areas are:

  • 5100 block of Margaret Morrison St. between Forbes Ave. & Tech St.
  • 100 block of Tech St. between Margaret Morrison St. & Schenley Dr.
  • 1000 block of Morewood Ave. between Fifth Ave. and Forbes Ave.

 

In addition to those areas, the 4700 block of Fifth Ave. is expected to be very congested. It is recommended that motorists avoid this area if possible.

 

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The University of Pittsburgh is advising that a number of Oakland streets will be closed beginning August 18, 2019 thru August 25, 2019. Parking restrictions will also in place, impacting approximately 450 metered parking spaces.

 

For questions or more information please contact the University of Pittsburgh Arrival Survival Office at (412) 648-2131.

 

Sunday, August 18

Rolling Closure – PITEVE001848

11:00 a.m.to 12:00 p.m.

  • No city services required – parade around Cathedral of Learning Block on sidewalk and first travel lane.

 

 

Monday, August 19 through Saturday, August 24

Arrival Survival 2019 – PITEVE001851

7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • No city services required/Pitt Police will be on hand to let any emergency vehicles through barricades and will reopen the street each day as early as possible.

 

Bigelow Blvd (Forbes to Fifth)

  • Closed Sunday, August 18 through Thursday, August 22

 

University Place (Fifth to O’Hara)

  • Closed Sunday, 8/18 through Friday, August 23

 

Lothrop Street (Fifth to Victoria)

  • Closed Wednesday, 8/21 through Saturday, August 24

 

 

Monday, August 19 through Wednesday, August 21

Arrival Survival 2019 - Thackeray Street (Fifth to O’Hara) – PITEVE001886

7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • No city services required/Pitt Police will be on hand to let any emergency vehicles through barricades and will reopen the street each day as early as possible.

 

 

Thursday, August 22

Discover U – Schenley Dr. Extension – PITEVE001865

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

  • No city services required/Pitt Police will be on hand to let any emergency vehicles through barricades and will reopen the street each day as early as possible.

 

 

Saturday, August 24 through Sunday, August 25

Welcome Back Bash – Bigelow (Forbes to Fifth) – PITEVE001864

2:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

  • No city services required/Pitt Police will be on hand to let any emergency vehicles through barricades and will reopen the street each day as early as possible.

 

 

For questions or more information please contact the University of Pittsburgh Arrival Survival Office at (412) 648-2131.

 

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Additionally, PWSA Work will close intersection at N Craig St. & Bayard St. in North Oakland from August 19 to September 6

 

A PWSA contractor will be working to repair a broken sewer main located within theintersection of Bayard Street and N. Craig Street. Work begins Monday, August 19 until Friday, September 6, occurring Monday-Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The intersection will reopen each night at 5:00 p.m. and will remain open on the weekends.

 

The intersection of North Craig Street at Bayard Street will be closed to all traffic during working hours and will be reopened to traffic at the end of the day. Detour signs will be one block back from the intersection in each direction. The Port Authority has rerouted buses during these disrupted times. The sidewalks around the intersection will likely not be affected. Water service will be maintained to all customers at all times during the work.

 

Water service will be maintained during this work. Any customer who needs additional information should call PWSA Emergency Dispatch 24/7 at 412-255-2423­­


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