Traffic Restrictions On Saturday For Christmas Tree Delivery

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By NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - Rolling closures and delays are expected on Saturday, November 16th as the City-County Building’s annual Christmas Tree is delivered and installed. 

The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works said on Friday the tree will travel the following route between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m:

  • Start on Garfield Street in Springdale
  • Turn north onto Colfax Street
  • Left onto Pittsburgh Street until it changes into Freeport Road
  • Follow Freeport into Harmer
  • Turn right onto Route 910 and take the on ramp to Southbound Route 28
  • Take Exit 1A to Veterans Bridge, Route 579 South to the off ramps for 6th Avenue/Downtown
  • Right onto 6th Avenue
  • Left onto Grant StreetArrive at 414 Grant Street.

Drivers are advised to expect delays and rolling closures as the tree is in transport.

The Department of Public Works said that a single lane will also be closed on Grant Street adjacent to the City-County Building between Fourth Avenue and Forbes Avenues from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

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