Pittsburgh Public Works

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Public Works Manager Suspended For Racially Charged Text Messages

A Pittsburgh Public Works supervisor was suspended for sending a racially-charged text message to one of his employees.
The message was sent last month after the employee called in sick.

06/30/2015

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State Law Making It A Challenge To Clean Geese Droppings From The Riverwalk

The Riverwalk by Pittsburgh’s sports stadiums is a beautiful place to walk, run and bike, but not so much lately.

06/26/2015

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Public Works Dept. Begins Using High-Tech Road Mixer To Fill Potholes

This winter’s deep freeze left its mark on the streets of Pittsburgh. Potholes, big and small, can be found on just about every road in the city.

04/15/2015

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City Unveils Interactive Website For 2015 Paving Season

City of Pittsburgh officials are using technology to keep the public informed about this year’s paving projects, which were unveiled Wednesday by the Public Works Department.

04/08/2015

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City Worker Jailed After Bizarre Incident At Courthouse, Stashing Gun In Toilet

A Carnegie man who works for the Pittsburgh Public Works Department is in custody after a dramatic series of events that began Tuesday at the Allegheny County Courthouse and ended with a gun stashed in a toilet at a downtown fast food restaurant.

04/08/2015

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City Street Resurfacing Project Begins

Public Works crews in the City of Pittsburgh are busy resurfacing streets.

04/06/2015

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Rain Delays City’s Pothole Blitz

Pothole stories are getting like fish stories. Everyone you talk to can tell you about the whopper they just missed, just hit or just swerved to get around.

03/10/2015

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Get Marty: Officials Launch Investigation Into Plow Truck Hit & Runs

The stories are all similar – Jerry Montesano in Shadyside, Pam Zollars on the North Side, Kim Roscoe watched it happen in Greenfield.

03/10/2015

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Pittsburgh Public Works To Conduct Pothole Blitz This Week

Crews from Pittsburgh Public Works will start a pothole blitz Tuesday.

03/09/2015

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Road Crews Worry About Possible Re-Freeze Overnight

The Parkway West was up to its usual tricks as people took extra time and extra precautions to get to work on this snowy Thursday morning. But, it wasn’t just those areas.

03/05/2015

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Winter Storm Watch Issued For Wednesday Into Thursday

Changing weather conditions are in store for the Pittsburgh region over the next couple of days.

03/03/2015

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Get Marty: PWSA Fixes Water Main Break, Chips Out Ice-Covered Cars

A group of citizens with cars frozen to their street reached out to Get Marty.

02/25/2015

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Get Marty: Man Says City Snow Plow Crashed Into His Business Van

A Shadyside man who is taking on the City of Pittsburgh called on Get Marty.

02/19/2015

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Bitter Cold Blast Taking A Toll As Road Crews Prep For Another Dusting Of Snow

The bitter cold lingers over Pittsburgh, and now road crews are getting ready as we’re expecting another dusting of snow.

02/16/2015

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Residents, Road Crews Getting Ready For Latest Round Of Snow

Preparations are already underway in the city, county and surrounding areas for Sunday’s predicted snowstorm.

01/31/2015

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