PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Black Lives Matter mural painted along the Allegheny River will remain for now.

PennDOT owns the wall that runs along the Riverwalk downtown.

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Photo Credit: Royce Jones

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The artist did not ask for permission before painting the phrase along with images of Antwon Rose, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor.

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PennDOT usually paints over graffiti on that wall, but says it is focused on maintenance work right now.