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  • Project Schedule & Other Updates

    Project Schedule dated January 23, 2019

    Two-Week Forecast dated March 12, 2018 | Detours dated May 11, 2018

    Project Area Details

    The Forbes Avenue Betterment Project area extends through 18 intersections from Forbes Avenue at Margaret Morrison St. to the Birmingham Bridge. View a map of project area >

    Traffic signal replacements will be completed at intersections along Forbes Ave. at Craft Ave. and Halket St. Traffic signal upgrades will be completed at intersections along Forbes Ave. at McKee Pl., Meyran Ave., Atwood St., Oakland Ave., Bouquet St., and Bigelow Blvd. New pedestrian signals will be installed on Forbes Ave. between David Lawrence Hall and The Quad at Pitt. View map of traffic signal upgrades & replacements >

    Dedicated bike lanes will also be installed on Forbes Ave. from Bigelow Blvd. to Margaret Morrison St.

    Public Meeting: March 1, 2018

    Public meeting was held March 1, 2018 from 5-7pm at Carnegie Mellon University, Cohon University Center, Rangos 2, 2nd floor. Download the presentation

    The purpose of this Public Meeting is to share the design plans for the corridor. Project team members will be on hand to provide project details, answer questions, and gather public feedback. Download questions and answers from the Forbes Avenue public meetings held on March 1, 2018.

    Related News & Meeting History

    Pittsburgh Mayor to bikers: Be patient on lanes in Oakland
    Read the full Post-Gazette article published September 2, 2016

    August 31, 2016 Public Meeting: PennDOT held a public meeting on the Forbes Avenue Betterment Project and the Oakland/CMU Forbes Corridor Safety Improvements Project on August 31, 2016 at Carnegie Mellon University. Call (412) 268-2107 for details. Download the presentation from this meeting >