Interstate 579
Pictures


Northbound
At the Centre Avenue interchange.  Northbound traffic heading to the Mellon Arena,
which can been seen at the right side of the picture, use this exit.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Bigelow Boulevard interchange which marks the beginning of PA 380.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the massive PA 380 interchange to the north of the Mellon Arena.  The tall pillars
in the middle of the expressway support the HOV lane that begins and ends at
Bedford Avenue near the arena.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Crossing the Allegheny River on the Veterans Memorial Bridge.  The building in the
center of the picture is Allegheny General Hospital, which was referred to
sometimes in the TV show The Guardian which was set in Pittsburgh.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 28 interchange on the North Side and nearing the northern terminus of
Interstate 579.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the northern terminus at Interstate 279, which commuters continue on to the North
Hills and Cranberry.  (Jeff Kitsko)

Southbound
At the beginning of Interstate 579 at Interstate 279 on the North Side.  (Jeff Kitsko)
Crossing the Veterans Memorial Bridge, with the Hill District in the background.
(Jeff Kitsko)
At the Sixth Avenue and Seventh Avenue interchange in downtown.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the PA 380 interchange.  The dark colored building off to the right is the USS
Tower, the tallest building in Pittsburgh.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Centre Avenue overpass, with the Mellon Financial Center in the
background.  Aerial shots of this expressway were featured in the Jean-Claude Van
Damme movie Sudden Death.  (Jeff Kitsko)
At the Boulevard of the Allies interchange, which is what traffic heading to Interstate
376 or Oakland utilizes and marks the end of the Interstate.  (Jeff Kitsko)

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Page updated January 12, 2006.
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