PennDOT District 11 is announcing lane restrictions on the Liberty Bridge in the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, will occur Monday through Friday, February 12-16 weather permitting.

A single-lane restriction will occur on the Liberty Bridge weekdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night. Restrictions may occur in both directions on the bridge, but not simultaneously.  Crews will conduct bearing work.

Please use caution when traveling in the area and allow extra time.  Work zone safety is everyone’s responsibility.

The $80.08 million Liberty Bridge Rehabilitation Project includes deck replacement and ramp reconstruction, structural steel repairs, painting of the entire structure, concrete repairs, signage improvements and installation of a new alternating overhead lane control system.  The Joseph B. Fay Company is the prime contractor.

To help keep motorists informed as work progresses, PennDOT has created an email distribution list for Liberty Bridge traffic advisories and construction updates. Enroll by sending email addresses to Please write “Subscribe – Liberty Bridge” in the subject line.

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles, including color-coded winter conditions on 2,900 miles, by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information, and access to more than 850 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

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