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Weekend traffic restrictions planned near AGH, AHN Cancer Institute Academic Center site

Friday, January 11, 2019

Starting Friday, Jan. 18, weekend traffic restrictions will be in place for a portion of East North Avenue near Allegheny General Hospital.

The restrictions will be in place so that crews can move equipment and supplies at the construction site of the AHN Cancer Institute Academic Center. The affected weekends are Jan. 18-20 and Jan. 25-27. 

Starting on Jan. 18, traffic pattern adjustments will begin at 7 p.m. and will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday.

E. North Avenue will be limited to a single eastbound lane from James Street to Cedar Avenue. Traffic westbound will be re-routed from E. North Avenue down Cedar Avenue and around Allegheny Commons, while westbound ambulances will be re-routed down James Street, to Hemlock Street, then to Sandusky Street.

Flaggers and signage will be posted per the attached traffic control plan. All normal traffic patterns resume from Monday, Jan. 21 to Friday evening, Jan. 25.

The same traffic restrictions and detours will be in place from Jan. 25, starting at 7 p.m., through 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27.