PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Roads in Oakland are shutting down over the weekend as more than 1,500 students move into Carnegie Mellon University.

Three streets will be closed to traffic from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. on Saturday.

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Due to move-in day, the 4700 block of Fifth Avenue is expected to back up as Carnegie Mellon University welcomes 1,585 new students.

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The following roads will be closed:

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  • 5100 block of Margaret Morrison Street, between Forbes Avenue and Tech Street
  • 100 block of Tech Street, between Margaret Morrison Street and Schenley Drive
  • 1000 block of Morewood Avenue between Fifth and Forbes avenues

While there will be some traffic in Oakland, the North Shore is also anticipating a large number of people for a doubleheader Pirates and Steelers game.