As you’ve probably noticed there are lane restrictions this week on the Greenfield Bridge. It’s being done so that the contractors can install pedestrian railings on the low walls at the ends of the bridge. Here’s the official notice.
TRAFFIC RESTRICTION BEECHWOOD BOULEVARD (GREENFIELD) BRIDGE
PITTSBURGH, PA (March 22, 2018) The City of Pittsburgh will be restricting traffic on the Greenfield Bridge beginning Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. and extending for up to 10 workdays to allow the contractor, Interstate Fence, to install supplemental pedestrian safety railing above the wing walls of the bridge on all four corners. To safely accommodate work on the downtown side of the bridge, travel will be restricted to 1 (one) lane toward Greenfield. Pedestrians will be shifted onto the cartway using the outbound curb lane. No outbound travel lane restrictions, however, are permitted from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. workdays. Pedestrians and ADA passages will be maintained at all times. During the evening peak hours and non-work times, pedestrians will have to use the sidewalk. To safely accommodate work on the Squirrel Hill Tunnel side of the bridge, the bike lane will be closed with cyclists directed to use the travel lane to cross the bridge.
Work progress and duration are weather dependent.
If you have any questions concerning this closure, please contact Mr. Aaron Pickering, Project Manager of Michael Baker International at 412-269-6423 or via email to Apickering@mbakerint.com.