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Squirrel Hill Tunnels

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Man Dead After Parkway East Accident

One man is dead following an accident on the Parkway East late this morning near the Squirrel Hill Tunnels.

11/12/2013

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Closure To Delay Parkway Traffic

Expect delays, as the outbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel will be closed again this weekend.

07/26/2013

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Outbound Closed Again This Weekend

The outbound side of the Squirrel Hill Tunnels is closed again this weekend as PennDOT continues work on ongoing construction projects.

04/20/2013

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel To Close This Weekend

This weekend, drivers that use the Parkway East will have to take a detour around the Squirrel Hill tunnel.

04/05/2013

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Outbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel To Close For Weekend Work

The outbound side of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday until 6 a.m. Monday.

03/21/2013

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PennDOT Announces 2013 Spring Road Projects

In a sign that warmer days are just around the corner, PennDOT announced some of its major spring road projects on Friday.

03/01/2013

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Why Is PennDOT Removing Squirrel Hill Tunnel’s False Ceiling?

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?

08/13/2012

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PennDOT’s Plan For Route 28 Could Cause More Traffic Headaches

More road construction means another round of closures and more traffic headaches for drivers. In addition to another closure of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, PennDOT has major plans for Route 28 – it’s a stretch that is already a mess on most days.

08/01/2012

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Squirrel Hill Tunnel Closure Frustrates Drivers, Causes Traffic Backups

PennDOT kept its promise. The inbound lanes of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel were closed for the weekend on Friday evening.

07/28/2012

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PennDOT To Close Inbound Squirrel Hill Tunnels For Weekend Work

If you travel the Parkway East or live in the city’s East End, a continuing road construction project could tie up traffic in that area this weekend.

07/27/2012

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Diesel Fuel Spill Causes Major Delays On Parkway East

A fuel spill tied up traffic during the noon hour on the Parkway East.

07/12/2012

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PennDOT Previews 2012 Construction Projects

As the new year begins, PennDOT’s District 11 is dotting the “i”s and crossing the “t”s on bids and contracts for the upcoming major construction work for 2012. And there will be equal opportunity pain for commuters from all directions.

01/03/2012

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FM Radio Reception Disrupted In Fort Pitt Tunnel

Some Pittsburgh tunnels came across an issue today that people are starting to notice and it’s not construction. We’ve had reception within the tunnels for several years now through a project with Carnegie Mellon University, but today the tunnels have been experiencing static and hardly any FM reception.

06/14/2011

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Car Flips Over In Squirrel Hill Tunnel

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Traffic on the Parkway East came to a standstill early this morning because of an accident in the Squirrel Hill Tunnels. A car flipped over onto its side in the outbound tunnel […]

05/27/2011