The Pittsburgh Pirates would like to make fans aware of several PennDOT traffic projects and lane closures around the greater Pittsburgh area that may affect travel to and from PNC Park on some game days. Pirates fans affected are advised to allow for additional time when coming to and leaving PNC Park.
Around the North Shore, fans will notice the 279 North (Parkway North) High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes will be closed thru August.
PennDOT reports single-lane restrictions will occur in each direction on I-279 in various locations between the Fort Duquesne Bridge and the Camp Horne Road (Exit 8) interchange this week. Lane restrictions are scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Sunday, April 10-16.
The I-279 Parkway North Improvement Project includes concrete patching and overlay, ramp repairs, lighting improvements, HOV repairs, and more, from the North Side to the Camp Horne Road exit.
In addition, 65 North will continue to be open to one lane from the North Side's Chateau Street ramp to the McKees Rocks Bridge.
*The First Side garage connects to/from First Avenue "T" Station. You can ride for free to the Wood St. Station and enjoy the walk across the Clemente Bridge to the ballpark.
**The First Side garage connects to/from First Avenue "T" Station. You can ride for free to the Wood St. Station and enjoy the walk across the Clemente Bridge to the ballpark. AFTER THE GAME, avoid Downtown traffic and take Second Ave. Eastbound to enter I-376 at Bates St.
For the latest information about construction, detours and alternative routes, please visit PENNDOT's official information page ».