As of 2015, motorists interested in learning about Fort Pitt Tunnel closures can subscribe to an email list administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, according to Pittsburgh Action News 4. The news site also recommends checking the traffic conditions of the area using PennDOT's traffic information service at 511pa.com
While PennDOT's traffic information service offers comprehensive information about road closures and traffic conditions throughout Pennsylvania, motorists interested in receiving information specifically about planned closures of the Fort Pitt Tunnel must enroll in a PennDOT email list for I-376 construction updates and traffic advisories. To subscribe, send an email to email@example.com with the subject, "Subscribe ﾖ Parkway West" and a list of addresses you would like to add in the body of your message.
As of May 2015, planned construction of the Fort Pitt Tunnel results in single-lane restrictions and closures on the westbound side of the tunnel over several nights. 511pa.com provides information about current road closures, traffic conditions, weather forecast information and access to traffic camera feeds. The Web service is available through any Internet browser and as a mobile application for iOS or Android devices. 511pa.com only provides information about current traffic status and does not provide advisories for impending closures.