University of Pittsburgh
August 17, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Issues Traffic Alert for Aug. 24-27

Bigelow Boulevard, Lothrop Street, University Place, University Drive B, and Schenley Quadrangle will be affected
Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—The expected influx of University of Pittsburgh students returning to the Pittsburgh campus residence halls from Tuesday, Aug. 24, through Friday, Aug. 27, has prompted Pitt’s Department of Parking and Transportation to issue the following traffic advisory.

The Schenley Quadrangle will be closed to all vehicular traffic Friday, Aug. 20, through Sunday, Aug. 29.

Forbes and Fifth Avenues will experience heavy traffic Aug. 24-27.

Bigelow Boulevard will be closed between Forbes and Fifth avenues from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25-26. Port Authority Bus Route 54C will not service the Carnegie Museum/Forbes Avenue stop during these times.

Lothrop Street will be closed between Fifth Avenue and Victoria Way from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 24-26 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Aug. 27.

University Place will be closed between Fifth Avenue and O’Hara Street from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Aug. 24 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25-27. Vehicles using the University Place exit from Soldiers and Sailors parking garage will be required to turn right onto University Place toward O’Hara Street.

University Drive B will be closed between Aliquippa Street and University Drive A from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 24-27.

Parking meters on Ruskin Avenue will be restricted to individuals moving into Ruskin Hall.

University of Pittsburgh Police will be stationed at Aliquippa Street and University Drive B to assist with traffic control.

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