University of Pittsburgh
August 17, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Issues Traffic Alert for Aug. 23-26, 2011

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. 23, through Friday, Aug. 26, has prompted Pitt’s Department of Parking and Transportation to issue the following traffic advisory.

Forbes and Fifth avenues in Oakland will experience heavy traffic Aug. 23-26.

Bigelow Boulevard will be closed between Forbes and Fifth avenues from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25. Port Authority Bus Route 54C will not service the Carnegie Museum/Forbes Avenue stop during these times.

Google Maps Bigelow Forbes and Fifth

Lothrop Street will be closed between Fifth Avenue and Victoria Way from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 23-25 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 26. 
Google Maps Lothrop Fifth and Victoria

University Drive B will be closed between Allequippa Street and University Drive A from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 23-26.
University Drive B
Parking meters on Ruskin Avenue will be restricted to individuals moving into Ruskin Hall.
University of Pittsburgh Police will be stationed at Allequippa Street and University Drive B to assist with traffic control.
On Pitt’s campus, the Schenley Quadrangle will be closed to all vehicular traffic Friday, Aug. 19, through Sunday, Aug. 28.