PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A landslide sent mud and rock spilling across McArdle Roadway this morning in Mount Washington.
The slide forced crews to close down the road in both directions for much of the afternoon while crews cleaned the mess.READ MORE: Pa. Supreme Court Rules 'Comfort Dogs' May Be Allowed To Help Witnesses Testify At Trial
It is now reopened to traffic.
According to Allegheny County emergency officials, the slide first happened around 9:30 a.m. about halfway up the road to Mount Washington.
Local officials are blaming the overnight rain for causing dirt and rocks to come loose.READ MORE: Male Victim In Critical Condition After Rescue Along Monongahela River Near 10th Street Bridge
In addition to cleaning the road, crews also removed soil from the hillside.
No injuries were reported.
But with rain in the forecast, officials ay they plan to keep an eye on the hillside as a precaution.Wolf Administration Warns 99% Of All Wildfires Caused By People As Wildfire Season Begins In Pennsylvania