The Department of Public Works announced today that the four-lane Glenwood Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh will be reduced to two lanes – one in each direction – starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024. The lane closures are expected to end in October 2024. They are required for bridge preservation work, including steel, deck, sidewalk, drainage, and approach pavement repairs; replacement of expansion dams, painting, cleaning and sealing of concrete, as well as scour and erosion remediation.

Drivers might experience traffic delays on and near the bridge during the project, and they are urged to use caution in the area.

Later during the project, the northbound ramp from Route 837 to the Glenwood Bridge will fully close for about a month. The exact start date for that closure has yet to be determined. When plans are finalized, that information will be provided to the public via press releases, Facebook, Instagram, X (formerly Twitter), Nextdoor, and Allegheny Alerts.

The Glenwood Bridge carries state-owned Route 885 over the Monongahela River between the Hazelwood and Hays neighborhoods. It carries an average of 19,030 vehicles daily. It has a bridge condition rating of 5 (fair condition) on a 0-9 scale based on National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) established by the Federal Highway Administration. For more information about bridge condition ratings, visit

The $4.4 million project will be done by Mosites Construction Company of Robinson.

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