Today's date: December 29, 2011
HIGHMARK FIRST NIGHT® PITTSBURGH 2012
ROAD CLOSURES MEDIA ALERT
To have a safe and enjoyable environment for Highmark First Night® Pittsburgh 2012, the following road closures will be taking place at 10 am on Saturday, December 31, 2011, unless otherwise noted:
Penn Avenue at Stanwix Street up until, but not including, Tenth Street.
Stanwix Street from Liberty Avenue to between Penn Avenue and Ft. Duquesene Blvd. (parking garage is still accessible from Ft Duquesne Blvd.) 9:00pm-1:00am Only
Sixth Street will remain OPEN with the exception from 8:00pm-8:45pm for the First Night Parade. EQT parking garage on Penn Avenue is open until 2pm and MUST be entered and exited via 6th Street ONLY.
Fifth Avenue Extension from Fifth Avenue Place to Fort Duquesne Boulevard (Fifth Avenue Place Parking garage is still accessible from Liberty).
Seventh Street from Liberty Avenue to the entrance of Theatre Square Parking Garage (parking garage access only accessible from Ft. Duquesne Blvd.).
Maddock Pl. from Penn Ave. to Ft. Duquesne Blvd (parking lot access only from Ft. Duquesne Blvd.).
Eighth Street from Liberty Avenue (Tito Way) to the entrance to the 8th and Penn parking lots (parking lot access only accessible from Ft. Duquesne Blvd.).
Ninth Street from Liberty Avenue to the Ninth and Penn Garage (parking garage access only accessible from Ft. Duquesne Blvd.).
Garrison Pl. from Liberty to Ft. Duquesne Blvd (parking lot access only accessible from Ft. Duquesne Blvd.).
Exchange Way from 9th Street to 10th Street (parking access only accessible from 10th Street)
All alleys leading into the footprint from Penn Avenue, Liberty Avenue, 6-10th Streets including, Cecil CLO Academy Way, Barkers Pl., Scott Pl., and French Way.
Seventh Street Bridge (will be closed from 10am until 10pm).
10th Street will be closed for the duration of the parade starting at 7:30pm
The streets will re-open at 1am unless otherwise noted.
Please note the following: Access to all Pittsburgh Parking Authority Garages and all parking garages noted above will be open and will not be impeded by the road closures, with exception of the 6th and Penn Parking Garage which will be closed for the safety of all Highmark First Night® Pittsburgh and Cultural District patrons.
For information on Port Authority bus stops that may be affected by the road closures, please call the Port Authority Customer Service center at (412) 442-2000 or the TTY number (412) 231-7007, for the speech and hearing impaired, or visit PortAuthority.org
Visit firstnight.org for more information and a schedule of event or call 412-456-6666.