Homestead Grays Bridge down to 2 lanes during overnight construction
The Homestead Grays Bridge will be down to two lanes overnight this week as work continues on a $2.5 million project.
The bridge will have one lane open in each direction from 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Work is expected to end Sunday.
Police will be directing traffic. The will be alternating lane closures and temporarily ramp closures, according to the Allegheny County Department of Public Works.
When the West Fifth Avenue ramp is closed, traffic will be detoured using West Waterfront Drive, East Waterfront Drive, Amity Street, and East Eighth Avenue. When the East Fifth Avenue ramp is closed, traffic will be detoured using Amity Street and East Eighth Avenue.
After this week’s milling and paving operations are complete, the bridge will once again be reduced to one lane in each direction between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Friday, the department said.
Pedestrians will continue to have access to the bridge’s sidewalks.
Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Madasyn at 724-226-4702, [email protected] or via Twitter .