OAKLAND, Pa. (KDKA)– Prepare for traffic and road closures in Oakland this week for college move-in.
Today, Pitt students begin to arrive on campus. According to Pitt Police, some roads will be closed including:READ MORE: Pennsylvania Food Banks Team Up With DoorDash To Deliver Free Meals To Seniors
• Bigelow Boulevard (Forbes to Fifth): CLOSED, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday; and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Thursday. Also closed from 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, to 6 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, for the Welcome Back Bash, which is from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday on Bigelow and the William Pitt Union lawn.
• University Place (Fifth to O’Hara): CLOSED, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday; 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday
• Lothrop Street (Fifth to Victoria): CLOSED, 7 a.m.- 8 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday (Lothrop also will continue to be closed above Victoria Street because of work related to the Scaife Hall renovations.)
• North Bouquet Street (Fifth to O’Hara): CLOSED, Monday-Wednesday
• Thackeray Street (Fifth to O’Hara): CLOSED, Monday-Wednesday
• University Drive (Allequippa to Drive C): CLOSED, Monday-Wednesday
It's an exciting day for several students in Pittsburgh! It's move-in day for @PointParkU Honors Freshmen, and move-in day for @PittTweet students! *Expect DELAYS especially throughout the Oakland area on these roadways.* @KDKA pic.twitter.com/ourMLyP3bO
— Celina Pompeani (@CelinaPompeani) August 19, 2019
If you are moving your student in, Pitt recommends parking along O’Hara Street. You can unload your car(s) along University Place and Bigelow Boulevard.
Bigelow BoulevardREAD MORE: PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Brief Saying Health Secretary Has Power To Mandate Masks In Schools
North Bouquet Street
— City of Pittsburgh (@CityPGH) August 19, 2019
At Point Park University, Copa and Honors First-Year students move in today as well. All other first-year students arrive on campus tomorrow.MORE NEWS: After Doctors Told Him He Had Months To Live, Man From Baldwin Is Ready To Accomplish His Next Goal
All arriving students should meet the University Team at the Student Center to unload their belongings.