A quiz for Downtown Pittsburgh drivers

Written by Jon Schmitz on .

Here's a little quiz for those who drive in Downtown Pittsburgh. Good luck to all!!!!


1. What does the following sign require drivers to do?



2. This white line, which appears at most signalized intersections before the crosswalk, is called a "stop line." Why is it called that?



3. For how long is it permissible to continue through an intersection after a traffic signal of this color ....


turns to this color?



4. What traffic movement does this sign prohibit, and during what period?


Stumped? You can find the answers here.


American Airlines will add daily nonstop flights to and from Los Angeles International Airport on Aug. 27. The flights will depart PIT at 4:30 p.m. and arrive at LAX at 6:50 p.m. The return flight will depart LAX at 8:10 a.m. and arrive at PIT at 3:30 p.m. The aircraft will be a Boeing 737 with 16 first-class seats and 134 coach seats.


Pennsylvania American Water will have a ceremony on Friday to celebrate the completion of $100 million of upgrades to the Hays Mine treatment plant and Becks Run pumping station. Safe to say that drivers who use Becks Run Road will be popping corks in relief that the many traffic restrictions they've endured for the past two years will be behind them.



PennDOT has tentatively set May 24 for reopening the city end of the 31st Street Bridge.

Another weekend closure of the outbound Squirrel Hill Tunnel is scheduled from 11 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Monday. There is no closure scheduled over the Memorial Day weekend, but the inbound tunnel is slated for shutdowns on the first two weekends in June.

Lane closures are possible on these bridges today and Friday: Westinghouse Bridge from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; Tarentum Bridge from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today; McKees Rocks Bridge from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday.

Overhead sign inspections on the Parkway North, including the HOV lanes, are scheduled today and may cause lane closures at various places between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Traffic signal work may cause lane closures on McKnight Road from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through May 24 at Babcock Boulevard, Duncan Avenue, Cumberland Road and Arcadia Drive.


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