PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — People in Pittsburgh who wanted to use the city’s online Snow Plow Tracker may have noticed that the website was down for part of the night.READ MORE: Urban Redevelopment Authority Accepting Renovation Proposals For Old Beltzhoover Elementary School
A message there said it had “been administratively disabled.”
However, just before 5 a.m., the site was back up and appeared to be running normally.
City @PGHDPW and @PghPublicSafety preparing for a Wednesday morning snow event. With snow beginning at 5 am, followed by freezing rain, motorists should be cautious of icy conditions during the morning commute https://t.co/l3GrL6NKAJ
— City of Pittsburgh (@CityPGH) February 19, 2019READ MORE: Fayette Co. Ranks 9th In COVID-19 Vaccination Rates In Pa.
The site just relaunched late in January after being down for several months for upgrades.
Those upgrades include showing which trucks are actively plowing or spreading salt, enhanced vehicle capacity, personnel changes, a modified road salt mixture and more.
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Department of Public Works trucks are also being equipped with new technology to allow the public and supervisors to see the when the vehicle’s plow and salt spreader are in use.MORE NEWS: Indiana Teacher Fired After Sex Abuse Charges In Ohio
To check the city’s Snow Plow Tracker, visit their website at this link.