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Squirrel Hill Tunnel & Route 28 Restrictions Scheduled This Week

Here's a traffic update from PennDOT.

There will be restrictions on Route 28 and at the Squirrel Hill Tunnel on the Parkway East this week.

Here's more information about each:

Route 28

Overnight single lane closures and a traffic shift on southbound Route 28 between former Millvale Industrial Park location and East Ohio Street will occur this week, Nov. 27 to 30, weather permitting.

Overnight single lane closures will occur from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday through Friday nights. Crews will continue excavation and retaining wall construction along a southbound Route 28.

On Wednesday, Nov. 28, traffic on southbound Route 28 will be shifted to the left between former Millvale Industrial Park location and the 31st Street Bridge. To allow the shift to occur, southbound Route 28 will be restricted to a single lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Squirrel Hill Tunnel

Overnight single lane traffic in the outbound (eastbound) Squirrel Hill Tunnel on the Parkway East will begin on Wednesday night, Nov. 28.

Single lane traffic will occur in the outbound tunnel according to the following schedule through Dec. 11.

  • 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday to Thursday nights
  • 11 p.m. to 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights   

Crews will be conducting rehabilitation work in the tunnel and improvements to the Commercial Avenue Bridge.

Motorists are advised to use caution and allow extra time when traveling through these areas.

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