Alternate routes posted for Westbound I-376 traffic

UPDATE: Due to dangerous weather conditions, the Gateway Clipper Fleet will NOT be in operation for Sunday’s game. 

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PennDOT District 11 and Heinz Field Management has issued a travel advisory for all fans planning to attend Sunday’s Steelers vs. Jaguars NFL Divisional Playoff game.

Motorists traveling to Heinz Field are advised that the “bathtub” area of westbound (inbound) I-376 (Parkway East) in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, is currently closed due to flooding.

Motorists should plan on alternate routes in the event that I-376 remains closed prior to game time.  PennDOT is monitoring river levels and crews are staged to begin the process of pumping water and clean-up of the bathtub area when the river recedes.

The posted detour takes motorists off at the Grant Street (Exit 71A) off-ramp, to Fort Pitt Boulevard back to westbound I-376.  However, this detour does not provide access to the Fort Duquesne Bridge.

Fans attending the game from the east of Pittsburgh should allow extra time to get to the stadium and consider these alternate routes:

 

CASH PARKING

Fans intending to choose cash parking at Sunday’s game are recommended to park in the “Golden Triangle” (Downtown) for easiest access to and from the game. Follow the below detours for the best route:

Westbound I-376 to Boulevard of the Allies

  • From westbound I-376, traffic will take the Boulevard of the Allies (Exit 72B) off-ramp
  • Follow the Boulevard of the Allies to northbound I-579 toward the Veterans Bridge
  • Take the exit to Convention Center/7th Avenue into downtown Pittsburgh
  • Follow signs to Heinz Field
  • End route

Westbound I-376 to Route 380 via Wilkinsburg

  • From westbound I-376, traffic will take the Wilkinsburg (Exit 78B) off-ramp
  • Follow northbound Route 8 to westbound Route 380
  • From Route 380 take the exit to 6th Avenue into downtown Pittsburgh
  • Follow signs to Heinz Field
  • End route

 

PRE-SOLD PARKING

Fans who have prepaid for their parking are recommended to use the below detours to the North Shore.

Westbound I-376 to Grant Street

  • From westbound I-376, traffic will take the Grant Street (Exit 71A) off-ramp
  • Turn left onto Fort Pitt Boulevard
  • Follow Fort Pitt Boulevard to northbound I-279
  • End route

Westbound I-376 to Route 28 via Wilkinsburg

  • From westbound I-376, traffic will take the Wilkinsburg (Exit 78B) off-ramp
  • Follow northbound Route 8 to Route 28
  • Take Route 28 southbound to the North Shore exit
  • End route

From points east of Monroeville

  • Take US 22 to the Pennsylvania Turnpike
  • Take the Turnpike westbound to the Allegheny Valley exit
  • Follow westbound Freeport Road to Route 910
  • From Route 910 take Route 28 southbound to the North Shore exit
  • End route

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY

Due to dangerous weather conditions, the Gateway Clipper Fleet will NOT be in operation for Sunday’s game. Fans are encouraged to research alternate routes to Sunday’s game.

 

NFL CLEAR BAG POLICY

The NFL’s Clear Bag Policy will also be in effect for the Sunday matchup. Certain bags, like backpacks and purses larger than 4.5” x 6.5”, will not be allowed in. For more information, please visit HeinzField.com/bagpolicy.