Squirrel Hill Tunnel
If you are heading to any of the major events this weekend in our town, it’s probably less than encouraging to learn that PennDOT is closing two tunnels.
Two major tunnels around the area will be experiencing lane closures this weekend.
Construction continues this weekend on the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, causing traffic delays.
There’s a twist in this weekend’s closure of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel. Crews are doing work on a dam at the Edgewood-Swissvale exit. The problem: the exit ramp has been a mode of re-entry to the Parkway for the Squirrel Hill Tunnel detour.
The closure of the Squirrel Hill tunnel is taking its effect on Parkway drivers.
The Squirrel Hill Tunnel may not be closing this weekend, but PennDOT will still be working on some projects, affecting traffic.
The Squirrel Hill Tunnel will not close this weekend with cold temperatures expected.
The outbound side of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday.
Mild temperatures are on tap for the weekend and road crews will be taking full advantage of the weather.
If your weekend plans include a trip on the Parkway East, you may want to reconsider or at least allow for lots of extra time.
Get ready for another frustrating weekend on the parkway east.
Now that October is here, it’s going to be even more challenging to navigate your way through town. On the list of projects is Boulevard of the Allies.
While it remained open this past weekend, reconstruction of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel has been causing drivers a lot of headaches over the past few weeks. Since PennDOT started its weekend closures of this tunnel a consistent question persists. Why are they taking out the false ceiling?
Are you wondering how PennDOT is able to raise the roof on the Squirrel Hill Tunnels? KDKA AM’s Larry and John found a neat website that helps answer the question.
PennDOT kept its promise. The inbound lanes of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel were closed for the weekend on Friday evening.