Long-term overnight closure of Bates Street & adjacent I-376 ramps in Oakland starts tonight between Boulevard of the Allies & Second Ave through July 30

Beginning Tuesday evening, June 30, PWSA contractor crews will work Monday through Friday from 9:00 p.m. to approximately 5:00 a.m. weeknights until Thursday, July 30, on Bates Street in Oakland resulting in full closure between Boulevard of the Allies and Second Avenue. The I-376 ramps to and from this section of Bates Street will also be closed to traffic during work hours.

PWSA contractors will be installing a new 12" water main, connecting service lines and hydrants, and replacing storm drains on Bates Street in Oakland through Thursday, July 30.

Detours will be posted as follows and can be viewed using these color-coded maps provided by PWSA. Any customer who needs additional information should call PWSA Emergency Dispatch 24/7 at 412-255-2423­­.

Southbound Route 885 (Boulevard of the Allies to Second Avenue):

(Download a visual reference of this detour, marked in green)

  • Turn left onto Zulema Street
  • Turn right onto Bates Street
  • Turn right onto Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take right lane toward I-376 West (Downtown)
  • Take Exit 71A (Grant Street)
  • From Grant Street, turn right onto First Avenue
  • Turn left onto B Street
  • Turn right onto Second Avenue
  • End detour

Southbound Route 885 to Eastbound I-376:

(Download a visual reference of this detour, marked in red)

  • Turn left onto Zulema Street
  • Turn right onto Bates Street
  • Turn right onto Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take right lane toward I-376 West (Downtown)
  • Take Exit 71A (Grant Street)
  • From Grant Street, turn right onto Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take right lane to ramp toward I-376E
  • End detour

Northbound Route 885 (Second Avenue to Boulevard of the Allies):

(Download a visual reference of this detour, marked in yellow)

  • Turn onto Technology Drive
  • Turn right to stay onto Technology Drive
  • Turn right to stay onto Middle Access Drive
  • Turn left onto Second Avenue
  • Continue straight onto Second Avenue
  • Turn left onto B Street
  • Turn right onto First Avenue
  • Turn right onto Grant Street
  • Turn right onto Boulevard of the Allies
  • Continue straight onto Boulevard of the Allies
  • End detour

Northbound Route 885 to Eastbound I-376:

(Download a visual reference of this detour, marked in orange)

  • Continue straight onto Second Avenue
  • Turn left onto B Street
  • Turn right onto First Avenue
  • Turn right onto Grant Street
  • Turn right onto Boulevard of the Allies
  • Take right lane to ramp toward I-376E
  • End detour

Westbound (Inbound) I-376 to Bates Street (Northbound 885):

(Download a visual reference of this detour, marked in blue)

  • Continue on westbound (inbound) I-376 past the closed exit
  • Take the Grant Street (Exit 71) off-ramp
  • From Grant Street, turn right onto the Boulevard of the Allies
  • Follow the Boulevard of the Allies back to Bates Street
  • End detour

Westbound (Inbound) I-376 to Second Avenue (Southbound 885):

(Download a visual reference of this detour, marked in purple)

  • Continue on westbound (inbound) I-376 past the closed exit
  • Take the Grant Street (Exit 71) off-ramp
  • From Grant Street, turn right onto First Avenue
  • Turn left onto B Street
  • Turn right onto Second Avenue
  • End detour

Source: Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority

 

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