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PITTSBURGH (KDKA)– Long-term closure for the northbound I-579 ramp to 7th Avenue will begin on Friday, September 6.

The closure will stay in effect for 700 consecutive days as a part of the Cap Urban Connector project construction in the City of Pittsburgh.

Usual traffic on Northbound I-579 to 7th Avenue will be detoured to the following streets:
• From northbound I-579, take the PPG Arena/Centre Avenue off-ramp
• Turn right onto Washington Place
• Turn right onto Fifth Avenue
• Turn right onto 6th Avenue
• Turn right onto Grant Street
• Follow Grant Street back to 7th Avenue
• End detour

The ramp is projected to reopen on August 6, 2021.

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