Friday, August 9, 2013

Detours for Tonight & Sunday

50 Bus Routes Detour for "Liberty Mile" Event Tonight:

About 50 Port Authority bus routes will detour with temporary stop changes for tonight’s GNC Live Well Liberty Mile footrace event in Downtown Pittsburgh.
The event will close Liberty Avenue and Penn Avenue from Stanwix Street to 11th Street, detouring buses from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
For detour information, riders should visit the Rider Alerts section of or call Customer Service at 412-442-2000 (412-231-7007).
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Rail Work and Transit Tunnel Closure on Aug. 11:

Port Authority light rail service will be detoured at various times Sunday, August 11 by track work and a closure of the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel. Several bus routes will also be affected by the transit tunnel closure.

First, from start of service until approximately 5 p.m., outbound Red Line T service will be detoured for track repairs in Beechview. Outbound Red Line will serve its regular stops from the North Shore to South Hills Junction, then detour via the Blue Line’s routing to Willow/Overbrook, where it will resume regular route to South Hills Village. Outbound bus shuttles will run from Station Square to Potomac and outbound local rail shuttles will operate from Potomac to Overbrook.
View detour notice for complete details, including bus shuttle stop locations.

Inbound Red Line will remain on regular route during this time.

After this detour concludes around 5 p.m., T service will operate normally until about 8 p.m. Then at that time, the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel will be closed so that fan replacement work can be conducted. This will detour several bus routes and cause Red Line and Blue Line service to operate only as far north as South Hills Junction. During the closure, Subway Local service will operate in both directions between the North Shore and Station Square, and bus shuttles will operate between Station Square and South Hills Junction. At South Hills Junction, riders may transfer to/from Red Line-South Hills Village and Blue Line-Library T service.
View detour notice.

The transit tunnel closure and related detours will be in effect until the evening’s end of service.

For assistance, call Customer Service at 412-442-2000 (TTY 412-231-7007).

Riders should allow for extra time when traveling on detoured service.