Department of Public Safety
MT. WASHINGTON LANDSLIDE UPDATE
Evaluation of hillside continues

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PITTSBURGH, PA – The City is continuing its evaluation of the site of yesterday's landslide on Mt. Washington. GAI Consultants, engineers under contract with the Department of Public Works, are working in conjunction with Norfolk Southern Engineers testing samples to determine the stability of the hillside.

Both rail lines are currently operable and the access roads to the tracks are clear of debris.

No additional debris will removed from the site until the Norfolk Engineers determine that the hillside is secure.

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Published:
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
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Sonya M. Toler
Public Information Officer
Public Safety Department
Cell: 412-627-3552
Email
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Sonya M. Toler
Public Information Officer
Public Safety Department
Cell: 412-627-3552
Email
Website

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