PRESS RELEASES

Department of Mobility and Infrastructure Intervenes in Norfolk Southern Plans for North Side

PITTSBURGH, PA (February 21, 2019) The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has issued a letter to the Public Utility Commission regarding a proposal by Norfolk Southern to elevate bridges through North Side neighborhoods. 

DOMI is asking Norfolk Southern to provide alternative plans to protect North Side neighborhoods and residents, the historic nature of the area, pedestrian safety, air quality and other factors, and for the railroad to be more responsive to City requests on the matter. 

Attached is: 

The letter to PUC Secretary Chiavetta and a protest the city Law Department filed with the PUC on the project two weeks ago.  

 

Published

02.21.2019

Contacts

Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor
412-660-1999
timothy.mcnulty@pittsburghpa.gov