The City of Pittsburgh saw less snow than some places, but travel was still tricky around the area.
It was slow going for many drivers and walkers Monday morning, as local roads and sidewalks turned into slippery slopes thanks to freezing rain.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There was traffic trouble for people traveling to and from Mount Washington this morning. A small landslide shut down McArdle Roadway for the second time just this winter. The slide happened right […]
When winter weather strikes, the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works kicks into high gear. Crews work long hours in difficult conditions. And there are some ways you can help, like moving your car and staying off the roads.
The mystery of who owns Second Avenue is over.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church has been watching over Polish Hill for more than a century, but people living here need more than prayer to calm the traffic that makes this neighborhood a convenient cut-through.
It rained hard this weekend and in the Oakwood section of Pittsburgh, two people had to be rescued from a pickup truck. “Once that creek runs full barrel, that water [has] nowhere to go but to back up onto the streets,” Pittsburgh Public Works Director Rob Kaczorowski said.
Pittsburgh is one of just 30 cities in the entire country that have been selected to receive some new traffic signs.
City Controller Michael Lamb says the problem is all over the city – an uncoordinated paving schedule allows city crews to put markers down one day and tear them up a short time later in a repaving project.
He blames it all on bad planning.
One crew comes through and paints double lines on a long stretch of Steuben Street in the West End and a few minutes later, another crew comes along and tears up the same street for repaving.
The asphalt on a road in Pittsburgh’s Hays neighborhood is crumbling and neighbors are concerned. It’s happening near on Hillburn Street near the corner of Wheeling Street.
It is weather that many thought we’d seen the last of for the season, but road crews with PennDOT and the City of Pittsburgh spent the day prepping for another round of snow.
Thanks to good weather, the 2012 repaving season has already started here in the City of Pittsburgh. Mayor Luke Ravenstahl announced the city’s capital budget will allow more streets than ever to be repaved under his administration.
After years of neglect, Rosecrest and streets throughout the city have become decayed and potholed, but now that the city is doubling its paving budget to $11 million , this stretch and 60 miles of other streets will get resurfaced this year.
Several months and millions of dollars later, McArdle Roadway near Mount Washington reopened on Monday.
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