PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – We got a sneak peek today of Saturday’s July 4 fireworks.
Crews from Pyrotechnico in New Castle are busy setting up for the big event.READ MORE: Fired BNY Mellon Employee Loses Appeal For Wrongful Termination Over Antwon Rose Protesters Facebook Comments
The fireworks are set up on three barges parked on the Ohio River.
About 4,000 pounds of explosives will be used throughout the 23-minute display.
Organizers say it’s one of the biggest and best shows in the country.
“We do 700 shows over this coming weekend, it’s one of the top 10 in the United States,” said Steven Vitale with Pyrotechnico.READ MORE: United Steelworkers Authorize Strike At Local Allegheny Technologies Plants
And if you plan to watch the show, do not stop or park on the Fort Pitt or Fort Duquesne Bridges or the ramps nearby.
That’s the warning from State Police who will be looking for traffic violators.
Thousands are also expected to crowd Mt. Washington to watch the fireworks.
If you’re still looking for a place to watch, here’s where to see fireworks tonight, listed by county:Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Weekend Temperatures, Warm-Up On The Way