PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Beginning Monday, May 6, the Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure will be reconstructing a portion of Grant Street due to the deteriorated condition of the bricks.

All the bricks within the project limits will be replaced, along with parts of the concrete sub-base. When the brick replacement gets underway, the outbound lanes of Grant Street between 7th and Liberty Avenues will be closed for two months beginning May 6 at 9 a.m. and will reopen on July 3 at 9 p.m.

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Two-way traffic will be maintained on the inbound lanes of Grant Street. Posted detours will be provided and buses will be rerouted.

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Fifteen Port Authority bus routes will be detoured.

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Detours will be as follows:

  • Bus Routes G2-West Busway and G3 Moon Flyer will take Liberty Avenue to the East Busay, turn around and exit downtown Liberty Avenue.
  • Bus routes P1-East Busway All Stops, P2-East Busway Short, P7-McKeesport Flyer, P17-Lincoln Park Flyer, P68-Braddock Hills Flyer, P69-Trafford Flyer, P71-Swissvale Flyer, P71-Swissvale Flyer, P76-Lincoln Highway Flyer and P78-Oakmont Flyer will turn right onto Fifth Avenue from Smithfield Street and exit downtown via the East Busway from Liberty Avenue.
  • The 87-Friendship will enter downtown via Penn Avenue, turn left at Seventh Street and exit downtown via Liberty Avenue.
  • The P12-Holiday Park Flyer and P67-Monroeville Flyer will turn left onto Smithfield Street from Fifth Avenue before exiting downtown via Liberty Avenue.

    This is the first year of a multi-year investment to repair Grant Street, one of the components of the city’s $20 million street resurfacing budget for 2019.