The next closest stations are Dawn and Westfield, which are a 15-minute walk.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Port Authority is shuttering the Pennant Station on the red line in Beechview.

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The Port Authority says before the pandemic, fewer than 10 passengers used the station each day.

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This fall, the Port Authority says a routine inspection found the steps leading to the station from Platt Avenue are deteriorating and engineers recommended the station close immediately.

To repair the steps would require a new ramp and upgrades to make it compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act, costing upwards of $6 million and taking two years to finish.

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The Port Authority says the next closest stations are Dawn and Westfield, which are a 15-minute walk.