PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Tonight, the Pittsburgh Penguins will face off against the Buffalo Sabres. Fans making their way to the game may encounter delays due to construction.
The intersection near PPG Paints arena, Centre Avenue and Washington Place, is usually busy.READ MORE: ACLU, Voter Groups Sue In Ohio Over New Legislative Maps
So when you add in the thousands of Penguins fans, a construction project and a ramp closure, getting around could be challenging for drivers.
KDKA has learned from PennDOT that a ramp from Interstate 579 to Seventh Avenue is closed.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Food Banks Team Up With DoorDash To Deliver Free Meals To Seniors
That’s because of the I-579 “CAP” project, which will be like a park for the area.
With that closure, traffic is being detoured to a ramp for Centre Avenue and PPG Paints Arena.
That ramp could become congested. So, it’s suggested fans attending tonight’s game to build in extra time to get around.MORE NEWS: PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro Files Brief Saying Health Secretary Has Power To Mandate Masks In Schools
The game between the Penguins and Sabre’s begins at 7 p.m.