Interstate 376
Pictures


Eastbound
Just after the beginning of the Interstate near the Point.  This section is elevated
over the Mon Wharf parking area.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Grant Street on-ramp and the on-ramp from Interstate 279 south, which is on
the other side of the Jersey barrier.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Forbes Avenue/Oakland interchange.  The bridge ahead is the
Birmingham Bridge which was built to become a part of the now defunct Oakland
Crosstown Freeway.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 885 on-ramp in Greenfield, with the Pittsburgh Technology
Center on the right side of the picture.  It was built on the former J&L Steel property,
and is an example of the move from steel to technology.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Crossing the Four Mile Run Bridge and approaching the Squirrel Hill/Homestead
interchange.  That interchange has seen a climb in usage since the opening of the Homestead Waterfront shopping and entertainment complex.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Squirrel Hill Tunnel's western portal and crossing over Forward Avenue.
(Jeff Kitsko)
Crossing the Commercial Street Bridge and approaching the Edgewood/Swissvale
interchange.  The southern edge of Frick Park is on the left.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Forest Hills interchange, where US 30 leaves the Parkway to continue on a
southeasterly direction towards Westmoreland County.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Business US 22 interchange in Churchill.  It is a major shopping
area for the eastern suburbs, often called "The Miracle Mile," is home to Monroeville
Mall which was featured in the movie Dawn of the Dead.   (Jeff Kitsko)
After passing the PA 791 interchange in Penn Hills and approaching the Jefferson
Heights Road overpass.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the bridge crossing Thompson Run Road and the Union Railroad
alignment.  When the Mon-Fayette Expressway makes it to Monroeville, it will
connect in this area.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 48 interchange.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Plum interchange on the eastern side of Monroeville.  The ramp that goes south towards PA 48 is on the right behind the guiderail.  US 22 leaves the
Parkway, to continue east to Murrysville, off to the left ahead.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Pennsylvania Turnpike's Pittsburgh Interchange, which is where Interstate 376
ends.  Notice how the PTC identifies E-ZPass only lanes.  (Jeff Kitsko)

Westbound
Approaching a nasty curve at the PA 48/Plum interchange just after the beginning of
the Interstate.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Garden City Drive underpass.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 791 interchange.  The highway on the right side of the picture
is Old William Penn Highway.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Closer to the PA 791 interchange.  It is at the location of the second guide sign on
the right side.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Wilkinsburg interchange, which marks the southern terminus of PA 8.  The
WTAE-TV Pinpoint Doppler ball can be seen between the two light standards.  The
station is located on the other side of the hill, where I interned in 2000.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Edgewood/Swissvale interchange, which has become clogged with traffic
due to the Edgewood Towne Center development on the south side of the
Interstate.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Squirrel Hill Tunnel.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the eastern portal of the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, which is the cause of traffic jams into
and out of the city at rush hour.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the PA 885 interchange and the "Bates Street Bend."  (Jeff Kitsko)
Approaching the Boulevard of the Allies interchange with the Pittsburgh skyline in
the background.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Passing beneath "The Bluffs" area, which is home to Duquesne University.  The Boulevard of the Allies is located at the very edge of the bluff and parallels I-376.
The area on the left behind the Jersey barrier is a walking/bike trail.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Passing beneath the city street grid approaching the Stanwix Street interchange.  This section has seen a lot of flooding over the years when the Monongahela River's level has risen.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the western terminus of Interstate 376 at the Fort Pitt Bridge.  The end of the
Stanwix Street on-ramp can be seen at the left.  (Jeff Kitsko)

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Page updated January 12, 2006.
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