Office of Mayor William Peduto
Public Works Crews Continue Snow Removal Efforts
Monday Refuse Collection On Schedule

PITTSBURGH, PA (January, 26, 2015) - City of Pittsburgh Public Works Crews will continue to treat streets city-wide today after a three inch snowfall overnight.

Snowfall began accumulating in most areas around 7:00 p.m. Sunday evening. Primary routes throughout the city were treated by 40 vehicles overnight until 6:00 a.m. today.

From 6:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. today 70-80 units, including tractors, will be plowing and salting streets, concentrating on secondary and tertiary routes.

"A few snow fighting vehicles were lost to repairs overnight, but we will have them back on the road as soon as possible," said Public Works Director, Mike Gable. "By looking at the Snow Plow Tracker you can see what has been accomplished since it was activated at 3:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon. The coverage is impressive, especially when you consider that snow didn't start laying until 7:00 p.m."

Crews will continue to work 12 hour shifts Monday and into Tuesday. In addition to plowing streets, the focus is to get as much rocksalt material down as possible prior to temperatures dropping.

Refuse collection is on schedule for Monday.

Residents are reminded to visit the City of Pittsburgh Snow Resource Center for all weather related information.



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