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McArdle Roadway Reopens After Landslide

A landslide sent mud and rock spilling across McArdle Roadway this morning in Mount Washington.

05/13/2014

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City’s Pothole Problems Could Take Years To Fix

The steamrollers are finally rolling in East Liberty, signally the start of paving season.

04/01/2014

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Rockslide Closes Down Portion Of Swinburne Street

A rockslide has closed down a portion of Swinburne Street in South Oakland until further notice.

03/15/2014

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Residents, Road Crews Making Final Preparations Ahead Of Storm

In Schenley Park on Saturday, it looked more like a spring day than the day before a giant snowstorm is supposed to hit.

03/01/2014

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Mayor Peduto Reassures City With Winter Storm Looming

Mayor Bill Peduto, flanked by his Public Works Department team, came out Friday evening to reassure the City of Pittsburgh that they’re ready for the coming winter storm.

02/28/2014

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City, Westmoreland Co. Preparing For Worst With Incoming Storm

With 6 inches to a foot of snow possibly heading our way Sunday night, city crews are preparing.

02/28/2014

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PennDOT Crews Working To Repair Potholes

The weather is warming up and that means more potholes are popping up.

02/20/2014

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Milder Temperatures Have Road Crews Out Filling Potholes

From the South Side to Shaler to Shippingport to Somerset, pothole anguish is universal.

02/19/2014

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Frigid Temps, Nuisance Snow Taking Toll On Local Salt Supply

It’s the only thing between us and gridlock each winter – salt. And most days, since Thanksgiving, road crews have been out there spreading.

01/22/2014

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Mayor Peduto Thanks Road Crews As Another Round Of Snow Moves In

It’s a simple thank you from Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto.

01/18/2014

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Primanti Bros. Sends Sandwiches To “Pothole Blitz” Workers

The Primanti Bros. sandwich is a Pittsburgh tradition — enjoyed for decades and at all hours of the day.

01/16/2014

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Mayor Using “Pothole Blitz” As Measuring Stick For Public Works’ Response Rates

It’s hard to miss them, scarring so many local roads. But since the city’s “pothole blitz” started, crews have been hard at work, attempting to fill hundreds of potholes by the end of the week.

01/15/2014

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Mayor Peduto Orders 72-Hour “Pothole Blitz”

They’re big, deep and nasty — and they’re all over the place.

01/14/2014

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Public Works Truck, Cars Involved In Fatal Crash

A woman was killed when she slammed into the back of a Pittsburgh Public Works truck in Harrison Township.

01/13/2014

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Snow, Falling Temperatures Causing Slick Road Conditions

Despite the best efforts of the road crews, this storm has proved a more than capable foe, -both in the city, and especially the further north you go.

01/02/2014

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