It started in the dead of winter with a moderate rock slide. Now, $1 million later, the solution is a massive cement structure that has led to the reopening of the McArdle Roadway.
Several months and millions of dollars later, McArdle Roadway near Mount Washington reopened on Monday.
Strong storms moved through the area overnight bringing heavy rain that caused some flooding and a landslide. One of the hardest hit areas was Washington County.
A permanent fix to a sliding hillside along McArdle Roadway is taking a lot longer than expected. Crews have been working on the hillside non-stop since a landslide back in the beginning of January. Unfortunately, that work won’t be ending for at least another month.
PennDOT officials say a landslide has now been cleared and all lanes of the Parkway East have now been reopened to traffic. The slide happened around 9:30 a.m. near the entrance to the Squirrel Hill Tunnel.
The latest landslide on McArdle Roadway on Mount Washington continues to keep the busy local street closed today; and as it turns out, the damage is worse than first thought.
A landslide created a big mess and ruptured an exposed gas line near a bar in Kilbuck Township overnight.
Crews have now reopened a roadway following a landslide today in McKeesport.
At least one business had to send employees home for the day and three others are also being impacted after a landslide came down onto some power lines in Robinson Township.
Part of the hillside along Route 30 in Forest Hills gave way, which sent debris crashing onto the roadway overnight.
A road that was closed due to a landslide in Washington County earlier this month, is set to reopen this week.
People in one Pittsburgh neighborhood opened a fire hydrant to keep cool on Monday, which caused a landslide and knocked out power.
There are two traffic alerts today that could ease the stress of the Monday morning commute for many drivers.
Weather-related landslides continue to create problems all across the area and now one has closed a part of the West Busway.
A slide in Plum Boro has forced crews to put road restrictions in place on Old Leechburg Road.