Pittsburgh Light Up Night: Road Closings You Need To Know

Some roads in and around the Golden Triangle will shut down as early as 7 a.m. Friday.

photo by jason cohn


Hundreds of thousands of people are expected Downtown Friday at the 56th annual Comcast Light Up Night.

Related: Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night 2016: What’s New, Bigger & Better

It will be a great night for walking around; for driving, not so much. Here’s the rundown of which streets will be closed and when:

7 a.m. – Midnight Closures

  • Northbound Stanwix Street from Liberty Avenue to the entrance to the Ft. Duquesne Parking garage.
  • Fort Duquesne Boulevard westbound from 7th Street to 6th Street.

9 a.m. – Midnight Closures

  • Fort Duquesne Boulevard, both directions between 6th Street and 9th Street. Clemente and Carson Bridges to remain open. Warhol Bridge continues to be closed for construction.
  • Seventh Street and Eighth Street from Fort Duquesne Boulevard to Penn Avenue. Parking lot and garage access will remain open to and from Penn Avenue only.

4 p.m. – Midnight Closures

  • Market Square, Market Street, Graeme and lower Forbes Avenue. Upper Forbes will remain open through Macmasters Way for local traffic only.
  • 4th Avenue from Stanwix Street to Wood.

6 p.m. – Midnight Closures

  • Stanwix Street, both directions, from Liberty Avenue to the entrance of the Ft. Duquesne Parking Garage.
  • Penn Avenue from 5th Street/Cecil/CLO Way to Liberty Avenue Extension.

Also: The Clemente Bridge will be closed to pedestrians and vehicles during the fireworks (approximately 8-10 p.m.)


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