Bad Traffic Ahead: Parkway East Closure, June 28 to July 1


Bad traffic in Oakland during the last Parkway East closure (photo from OTMA)

PennDOT has announced there will be a FULL CLOSURE of Outbound I-376 Parkway East between the Forbes Avenue/Oakland (Exit 72A) off-ramp and the Edgewood/Swissvale (Exit 77) interchange from 8:00pm Friday, June 28, through 5:00am Monday, July 1. All traffic will be detoured.

Some ramps will begin closing at 7:00pm Friday night (Blvd. of the Allies, Bates Avenue, Beechwood Blvd., and Squirrel Hill/Homestead) and a single-lane restriction will occur in the inbound direction between the bridge over Saline Street and the bridge over Bates Street.

Click here or on the image below to download the June 28 to July 1 detour maps: