DPW Press Releases http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/press Department of Public Works (c) 2014 | City of Pittsburgh | All rights reserved WINTER STORM ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2652 <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<strong>PHASE 1 &ndash; STORM WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p>Please be advised that the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Works, issues a <strong>Phase 1 Storm Warning Alert</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>All City snow removal equipment in salt mode</strong></li> <li><strong>City crews working continuously until all streets are treated</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Probability of the Occurrence &ndash; 80%</li> <li>Storm Timing &ndash; Beginning 6:00 &ndash; 9:00 pm Today</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Ending &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;9:00 - 11:59 am Tomorrow</p> <ul> <li>Storm Type &ndash; Change over</li> <li>Area of Coverage &ndash; Widespread</li> <li>Snow Type - Wet</li> <li>Snowfall Accumulation &ndash; up to 1 inch</li> <li>Snowfall Rate During Event &ndash; Early/Light - Middle/Light &ndash; Late/Light</li> <li>Temperatures &ndash; Early/29 &ndash; Middle/31&ndash; Late/34</li> <li><strong>Expected Road Conditions- &nbsp;Main roads snow covered and icy in spots. Secondary roads snow coveredand icy in spots. &nbsp;Ramps and bridges freezings.</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>Remarks</strong> &ndash; Light snow will develop this evening and change to freezing rain/drizzle before daybreak. Snow accumulations will be in the nuisance category and with the cold ground rain could freeze after the change over with air temperatures above freezing.</p> <p><strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be treated DURING an ice event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated 8 hours once the storm has ended. &nbsp;Please contact 311 if your street has not been treated 8 Hours AFTER the storm has ended.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.</strong></p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 14:54:42 -0500 FORBES AVENUE CLOSURE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2648 <p style="text-align: justify;">The City of Pittsburgh advises that Forbes Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh, between Wood Street and Market Square, will be closed starting on Wednesday, January 8, 2014, for approximately sixteen months to assist in the construction of The Gardens development at Market Square. &nbsp;This closure will include the travel lane into Market Square from Wood Street and both parking lanes. &nbsp;The sidewalks along Forbes Avenue will remain open to provide pedestrian access as necessary to the businesses and to Market Square. &nbsp;To assist with access to and from Market Square, Forbes Avenue will open to two-way traffic from Stanwix Street to Market Square during this time.&nbsp; Access to local businesses will be maintained.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Port Authority riders should be alert to temporary relocation of bus stops in the affected area.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">All work is weather dependant and may be rescheduled, if required.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For additional information, please contact Millcraft Investments, at (724) 229-8800.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 14:32:00 -0500 NO CITY REFUSE COLLECTION ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2645 <p style="text-align: justify;">NO CITY REFUSE COLLECTION ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Works advises that due to the extreme weather conditions forecasted for Tuesday, January 7, 2014, the City will suspend garbage and recylcing collections.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Residents who have a Tuesday collection should leave their trash out for collection and City crews will service it later in the week.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">All Wednesday through Friday collections will remain as scheduled.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><em>While work is suspended on Tuesday, we are urging residents to follow their regular scheduled weekly pick up as crews will be working extra hours (including Saturday if needed) to complete all routes ASAP beginning Wednesday, January 9, 2014.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 15:05:47 -0500 PHASE 2 SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2640 <div style="text-transform: uppercase; font-family: Cambria, Georgia, serif; letter-spacing: 1px; color: rgb(51,51,51); font-size: 18px; font-weight: 900"><span style="line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(34,34,34); font-size: 13px">Please be advised that the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Works, issues a&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(34,34,34); font-size: 13px"><span class="il">Phase</span>&nbsp;2 Snow Warning Alert</strong></div> <div style="line-height: 18px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px" width="510"> <p><strong><span class="il">Phase</span>&nbsp;2 Alert</strong></p> <p><strong>3&quot; -&nbsp; 6&quot;&nbsp; forecasted snow</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Salting/plowing as needed</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment assigned to primary routes</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes</strong></li> <li><strong>All City crews working continuously around the clock until all streets are serviced</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="margin-left: 15px">Probability of the Occurrence &ndash; 90%</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px">Storm Timing</li> </ul> <p style="margin-left: 15px">Beginning 9:00 am - 11:59 a.m. Today&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-left: 15px">Ending 9:00 am - 11:59 am Tomorrow</p> <ul> <li style="margin-left: 15px">Area of Coverage &ndash; Widespread</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px">Snow Type &ndash; Dry</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px">Snowfall Accumulation &ndash; 3 - 6 inches</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px">Temperatures &ndash; Early/31 &ndash; Middle/18&ndash; Late/5</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px"><strong>Expected Road Conditions - &nbsp;Road problems to begin between Noon and 2:00 pm Today.&nbsp; Main and Secondary roads snow covered.</strong></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Please be advised that our 311 Sevice Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets cleared 12 - 16 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared 12 - 16 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.</strong></p> <p align="center">&quot;Simply a Reminder of Ordinance&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>&sect; 419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET!&nbsp;</em></strong></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:29:02 -0500 CITY ENCOURAGES HOLIDAY TREE RECYCLING http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2637 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) Decemeber 20, 2013</strong>&nbsp;<span style="text-align: justify;">The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that</span>&nbsp;residents can recycle Christmas trees at four drop-off locations. Christmas trees may be dropped off for composting from January 3, to January 31, Monday through Saturday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the following locations:</p> <div><strong>2nd Division P.W. (East End)</strong></div> <div>North Dallas Ave at Hamilton Ave</div> <div>412-665-3609</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>3rd Division P.W. (Hazelwood) </strong></div> <div>Melanchton Ave., off the 5200 block of 2nd Ave</div> <div>412-422-6524</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>5th Division P.W. (West End)</strong></div> <div>1330 Hassler St., off of Hershel &amp; Steuben (next to Herschel Park)</div> <div>412-937-3054</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Environmental Services Lot (Strip District) </strong></div> <div>3001 Railroad Street (next to the former City Tow Pound Location)</div> <div>412-255-2773</div> <p style="text-align: justify;">Trees must have all ornaments, lights and stands removed.&nbsp; No trees in plastic bags will be accepted. Christmas trees that are set out at the curb for collection will be collected by the refuse crews as regular refuse and taken to the landfill.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information on the TogetherGreen recycling campaign, contact the Recycling Division at 412-255-2631 or go to <a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov">pittsburghpa.gov</a>. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 14:35:42 -0500 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD IN LINCOLN/LEMINGTON NEIGHBORHOODS TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2634 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) December 18, 2013 &nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Washington Boulevard will be closed from Negley Run Boulevard to Frankstown Avenue from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22, if necessary, to allow maintenance work on the Larmier Avenue Bridge.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Port Authority riders should be alert to temporary relocation of bus stops in the affected area. All work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:38:26 -0500 NO CITY REFUSE PICKUP ON CHRISTMAS OR NEW YEAR'S DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2631 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) Dec. 21, 2012</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there will be no refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 in observance of Christmas or on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of New Year&#39;s Day.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For the Christmas collection: If your scheduled day of collection is Tues., Dec. 25th, you will be serviced on Wed., Dec. 26th. This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Saturday, Dec. 29th.<br /> <br /> For the New Year&#39;s Day collection: If your scheduled day of collection is Tues., Jan. 1st, you will be serviced on Wed., Jan. 2nd.&nbsp;This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Saturday, Jan. 5th.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at&nbsp;<a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw&nbsp;</a>or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:25:19 -0500 PHASE 1 SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2629 <div style="font-weight: 900; font-size: 18px; font-family: Cambria, Georgia, serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); letter-spacing: 1px; text-transform: uppercase;"><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div style="font-weight: 900; font-size: 18px; font-family: Cambria, Georgia, serif; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); letter-spacing: 1px; text-transform: uppercase;"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34);">Please be advised that the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Works, issues a&nbsp;</span><strong style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34);"><span class="il">Phase</span>&nbsp;1 Snow Warning Alert</strong></div> <div style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 18px;" width="510"> <p><strong><span class="il">Phase</span>&nbsp;1 Alert</strong></p> <p><strong>1&rdquo; &ndash; 3&rdquo;&nbsp; forecasted snow</strong></p> <ul> <li style="margin-left: 15px;"><strong>Salting/plowing as needed</strong></li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;"><strong>Large equipment assigned to primary routes</strong></li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;"><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes</strong></li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;"><strong>All City crews working continuously around the clock until all streets are serviced</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="margin-left: 15px;">Probability of the Occurrence &ndash; 80%</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;">Storm Timing &nbsp;Beginning 12:01am - 3:00 am Tomorrow &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;">Area of Coverage &ndash; Widespread</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;">Snow Type &ndash; Dry</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;">Snowfall Accumulation &ndash; 1 - 3 inches</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;">Temperatures &ndash; Early/24 &ndash; Middle/26&ndash; Late/28</li> <li style="margin-left: 15px;"><strong>Expected Road Conditions - &nbsp;Road problems to begin between Midnight and 2:00 am Tuesday. Main roads snow covered and secondary roads covered in spots.</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>Please be advised that our 311 Sevice Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets cleared 8 - 12 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared 8 - 12 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.</strong></p> <p align="center">Simply a Reminder of ordinance&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>&sect; 419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET!&nbsp;</em></strong></p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 13:42:27 -0500 COMRIE WAY TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2624 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) December 13, 2013 &nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Comrie Way at Gross Street will be closed Monday, December 16 until Tuesday, December 31, for installation of a sewer pipe and manhole.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Parking restrictions on Gross Street will be in effect. Motorists will be detoured toward Friendship Avenue. All work is weather dependent and may be rescheduled.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:24:00 -0500 PHASE 1 SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2621 <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<strong>PHASE 1 &ndash; SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p>Please be advised that the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Works, issues a <strong>Phase 1 Snow Warning Alert</strong></p> <p><strong>Phase 1 Alert</strong></p> <p><strong>2&rdquo; &ndash; 4&rdquo;&nbsp; forecasted snow </strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Standard deployoment of snow removal services</strong></li> <li><strong>Salting/plowing as needed</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment assigned to primary routes</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes</strong></li> <li><strong>All City crews working continuously until all streets are cleared</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Probability of the Occurrence &ndash; 90%</li> <li>Storm Timing &ndash; Beginning 3:00 pm &ndash; 6:00 pm Today &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Ending &nbsp;3:00 am &ndash; 6:00 am Tomorrow</li> <li>Storm Type &ndash; Change Over</li> <li>Area of Coverage &ndash; Widespread</li> <li>Snow Type &ndash; Wet</li> <li>Snowfall Accumulation &ndash; 2 &ndash; 4 inches</li> <li>Temperatures &ndash; Early/32 &ndash; Middle/27&ndash; Late/24</li> <li><strong>Expected Road Conditions- Road problems to begin between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm today. &nbsp;Main roads covered in spots and Secondary roads snow covered. &nbsp;Ramps and bridges freezing.</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>Please be advised that our 311 Sevice Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets cleared 12 to 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared 12 to 24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.</strong></p> <p align="center">Simply a Reminder of ordinance&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>&sect; 419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET!&nbsp;</em></strong></p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 15:41:18 -0500 WASHINGTON BOULEVARD TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2614 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) October 17, 2013 &nbsp;</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Banksville Avenue will be closed from McMonagle Avenue to Potomac Avenue for at least two months, beginning today, October 17. Maintenance work will include slide remediation and construction of a wall.</span></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:46:30 -0500 PHASE 2 SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2607 <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;<strong>PHASE 2 &ndash; SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p>Please be advised that the City of Pittsburgh, Department of Public Works, issues a <strong>Phase 2 Snow Warning Alert</strong></p> <p><strong>Phase 2 Alert</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>2-5&rdquo;&nbsp; forecasted snow/ice</strong></li> <li><strong>Salting/plowing as needed</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt/plow mode</strong></li> <li><b>Crews working around the clock until all streets are serviced</b></li> </ul> <p><strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Probability of the Occurrence &ndash; 100%</li> <li>Storm Timing Beginning 9:00 - 11:59 am Today &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Ending 3:00 - 6:00 pm Tomorrow&nbsp;</li> <li>Storm Type &ndash; Change over</li> <li>Area of Coverage &ndash; Widespread</li> <li>Snow Type - Wet</li> <li>Snowfall Accumulation &ndash; 2 - 5 inches</li> <li>Snowfall Rate During Event &ndash; Early/Moderate &nbsp;Middle/Light - Late/Moderate</li> <li>Temperatures &ndash; Early/33 - Middle/38 - &nbsp;Late/26</li> <li><strong>Expected Road Conditions - Road problems to begin between 10:00 pm and Midnight Tuesday. Main roads and secondary roads snow covered. Ramps and bridges freezing.</strong></li> </ul> <p><strong>PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT OUR 311 SERVICE CENTER, WILL NOT BE ACCEPTING CALLS FOR STREETS TO BE CLEARED DURING A SNOW EVENT. &nbsp;OUR GOAL IS TO HAVE STREETS CLEARED 12 TO 24 HOURS ONCE THE SNOW HAS QUIT FALLING.</strong></p> <p><strong>Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared 12 to 24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.</strong>&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Simply a Reminder of ordinance&rdquo;</p> <p><strong>&sect; 419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 13:53:30 -0500 NO CITY REFUSE PICKUP ON THANKSGIVING http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2603 <div>(PITTSBURGH) Nov. 19, 2012 &nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there will be no refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Thursday, November 22, 2012 in observance of Thanksgiving.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Residents whose pickup falls on Thursday will be serviced on Friday, November 23rd. Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection will be picked up on Saturday, November 24th.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at pittsburghpa.gov/dpw or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</div> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 10:31:24 -0500 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR PAVING CONSTRUCTION NOVEMBER 18 TO 22 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2596 <div style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) November 15, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for paving construction from November 18 to November 22, 2013, in .</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</div> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:40:10 -0500 GRANT STREET TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR CONSTRUCTION http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2594 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) November 5, 2013</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp; &nbsp;</span><span style="text-align: justify; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The City&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that&nbsp;</span><span style="text-align: justify;">Grant Street will be closed this Saturday, November 9, from Fourth Avenue to Forbes Avenue (in front of the City-County Building) from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. while workers transport and place the 2013 holiday tree.</span></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 10:28:16 -0500 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR PAVING CONSTRUCTION NOVEMBER 12 TO 15 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2586 <div style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) November 8, 2013</strong> The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for paving construction from November 12 to November 15, 2013, in .</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</div> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 11:22:15 -0500 GRANT STREET TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY THIS SATURDAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2583 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) November 5, 2013</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp; &nbsp;</span><span style="text-align: justify; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The City&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that&nbsp;</span><span style="text-align: justify;">Grant Street will be closed this Saturday, November 9, from Fourth Avenue to Forbes Avenue (in front of the City-County Building) from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. while workers transport and place the 2013 holiday tree.</span></p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:11:48 -0500 CITY REFUSE PICKUP AS NORMALLY SCHEDULED ON VETERANS DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2581 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) October 29, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there&nbsp;<strong>will&nbsp;</strong>be refuse, bulk waste and scheduled recycling collection, as normal, on Tuesday, November 5, 2013.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at&nbsp;<a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw</a>&nbsp;or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:26:36 -0500 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR PAVING CONSTRUCTION NOVEMBER 4 TO 8 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2574 <div style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) November 1, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for paving construction from November 4 to 8, 2013, in .</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</div> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 11:37:54 -0400 CITY REFUSE PICKUP AS SCHEDULED ON ELECTION DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2556 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) March 27, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there&nbsp;<strong>will&nbsp;</strong>be refuse, bulk waste and scheduled recycling collection, as normal, on Friday, March 29, 2013.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at&nbsp;<a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw</a>&nbsp;or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:33:34 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR PAVING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 28 TO SEPTEMBER 1 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2552 <div><strong>(PITTSBURGH) October 25, 2013</strong> The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for paving construction from October 28 to September 1, 2013, in .</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</div> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 15:37:38 -0400 GRANT STREET TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2549 <p>(PITTSBURGH) October 17, 2013 &nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Banksville Avenue will be closed from McMonagle Avenue to Potomac Avenue for at least two months, beginning today, October 17. Maintenance work will include slide remediation and construction of a wall.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 16:26:50 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR MILLING AND PAVING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 21 TO 25 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2539 <div><strong>(PITTSBURGH) October 18, 2013</strong> The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from October 14 to October 18, 2013, in Bloomfield, Bon Air, Brookline, Carrick, Central Business District, East Hills, Point Breeze, Regent Square, Shadyside, Southside Slopes, Squirrel Hill North and Upper Lawrenceville.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</div> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 09:49:02 -0400 UPDATE: OLD BANKSVILLE AVENUE TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2536 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) October 17, 2013 &nbsp;</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that <span style="background-color:#ffff00;">Old Banksville Avenue</span> will be closed from McMonagle Avenue to Potomac Avenue for at least two months, beginning today, October 17. Maintenance work will include slide remediation and construction of a wall.</span></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:55:46 -0400 BANKSVILLE AVENUE TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2534 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) October 17, 2013 &nbsp;</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Banksville Avenue will be closed from North Mathilda Street to Schenley Drive on Saturday, August 24, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. for maintenance work.</span></p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 11:07:53 -0400 WOOD STREET TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2524 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) October 8, 2013</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works advises that Wood Street, from Third Avenue to Fourth Avenue in the Central Business Distrcit, will close from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. on Monday, October 14, 2013, for sidewalk, street light and landscaping maintenance.</span></p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:37:15 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR MILLING AND PAVING CONSTRUCTION OCTOBER 7 TO 11 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2518 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) October 4, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from October 7 to October 11, 2013, in .</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:37:13 -0400 SWINEBURNE STREET BRIDGE REOPENED http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2515 <div style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) October 3, 2013</strong> &nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works advises that Swinburne Bridge and Swineburne Street has reopened. The bridge will remain weight restricted until further analysis can be made.&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">For more information, please contact City Project Manager Chuck McClain, P.E., with the Bureau of Transportation and Engineering at 412-255-2034 or <a href="mailto:charles.mcclain@pittsburghpa.gov.">charles.mcclain@pittsburghpa.gov</a>.</div> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:31:20 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR MILLING AND PAVING CONSTRUCTION SEPTEMBER 30 TO OCTOBER 4 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2506 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) September 27, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from September 30 to October 4, 2013, in .</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 15:06:18 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR MILLING AND PAVING CONSTRUCTION SEPTEMBER 23 TO 27 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2497 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) September 20, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from September 23 to September 27, 2013, in .</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</p> Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:18:49 -0400 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2483 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) September 13, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from September 16 to September 20, 2013, in .</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:02:51 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR MILLING AND PAVING CONSTRUCTION SEPTEMBER 9 TO 13 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2454 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) September 6, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from September 9 to September 13, 2013, in Bloomfield, Brookline, Hazelwood, Shadyside, and Southside Slopes.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</p> <div><strong>MILLING:</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <div>TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>South Highland Ave. from Walnut St. to Houston St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Elwood St. from College Ave. to South Highland Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Ellsworth Ave. from Spahr St. to College Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Elwood St. from College Ave. to South Highland Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Amberson St. from Ellsworth Ave. to 5th Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Amberson St. from Ellsworth Ave. to 5th Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>South Atlantic Ave. from Friendship Ave. to Liberty Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Gertrude St. from Johnston Ave. to Flowers Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Mary St. from Steps to South 29th St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>PAVING</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Bellaire Ave. from Wedgemere St. to Pioneer Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Chelton Ave. from Hobson St. to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Castlegate Ave. from Viaduct Way to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Woodbourne Ave. from Rockford Ave. to Pioneer Ave.</div> <div>THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Castlegate Ave. from Viaduct Way to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Woodbourne Ave. from Rockford Ave. to Pioneer Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>South Highland Ave. from Walnut St. to Houston St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 15:30:27 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR MILLING AND PAVING CONSTRUCTION SEPTEMBER 3 TO 7 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2447 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) August 30, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from September 3 to September 7, 2013, in: Beltzhoover, Brookline, Carrick, East Hills, Lincoln Place, New Homestead, and Strip District..</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</p> <div><strong>MILLING:</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Chelton Ave. from Hobson St. to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Climax St. from Montooth St. to Taft Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Holcomb Ave. from Beltram Ave. to Rockford Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.*</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Railroad St. from 28th St. to 21st St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>14th St. from Penn Ave. to Smallman St.&nbsp;</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>19th St. from Penn Ave. to Smallman St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>22nd St. from Penn Ave. to Smallman St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.*</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Penn Ave. from 16th St. to 11th St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.*</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Penn Ave. from 16th St. to 11th St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Brownsville Rd. from Minooka St. to Calhoun Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>PAVING:</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Penn Ave. from 16th St. to 11th St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Bellaire Ave. from Whited St. to Starkamp St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Castlegate Ave. from Viaduct Way to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Mooney Rd. from Mifflin Rd. to Beechland St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Climax St. from Montooth St. to Taft Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Holcomb Ave. from Beltram Ave. to Rockford Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Sunrise Ave. from Sonny St. to Robinson Blvd.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Wilner Dr. from East Hills Dr. to Robinson Blvd.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 12:41:26 -0400 SWINEBURNE STREET BRIDGE TO REOPEN http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2441 <p><strong>(PITTSBURGH) August, 28 2013&nbsp;</strong></p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 11:58:27 -0400 SHALER STREET TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2439 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) August 27, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works advises that Shaler Street, from Well Street to Minnotte Street in the West End, will close from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, while workers clean and remove weeds/debris from the area.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:03:06 -0400 CITY'S RECYCLING DROP-OFF AT CONSTRUCTION JUNCTION, POINT BREEZE, TO BE CLOSED THIS SATURDAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2437 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) August 26, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the City&#39;s Recycling Drop-off at Construction Junction, located at 214 N. Lexington St., will be temporarily closed on Saturday, September 7, 2013 for the annual <a href="http://www.constructionjunction.org/pages/bigpour">Steel City Big Pour</a>, a fundraiser to benefit Construction Junction.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">On this day, everyone who uses this drop-off site is encouraged to take their recycling to the City of Pittsburgh 2nd Division, located at 6814 Hamilton Ave. between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The Construction Junction Recycling Drop-off will reopen Sunday, September 8. For more information, contact the City of Pittsburgh Recycling Division at 412-255-2631.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:01:15 -0400 NO CITY REFUSE PICKUP ON LABOR DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2435 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) August 28, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there will be no refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Monday, September 2, 2013 in observance of LaborDay.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">If your scheduled day of collection is Mon., Sept. 2nd, you will be serviced on Tues., Sept. 3rd. This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Sat., Sept. 7th.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at <a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw</a> or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 15:39:24 -0400 TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURES FOR MILLING AND PAVING CONSTRUCTION AUGUST 26 TO 30 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2432 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) August 26, 2013</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be temporarily closed for milling and paving construction from August 26 to August 30, 2013, in Bloomfield, Brookline, Chartiers City, Crafton Heights, Fairywood, Friendship, Garfield, Morningside, Stanton Heights and Windgap.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Resurfacing work is subject to weather conditions. Residents should expect possible traffic delays, be cautious of Public Works crews and drive carefully.</p> <div>MILLING</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Summerdale St. from Mayfair St. to Middletown Road</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Chartiers Ave. from Dead End to Dead End</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Ford St. from Stratmore St. to Arnold St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Starkamp St. from Bellaire Ave. to Pear Way</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Jillson Ave. from Parquet St. to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Parquet St. from Bodkin St. to Jillson Ave.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Dillon Way from Pioneer Ave. to Plainview Ave.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Chelton Ave. from Hobson St. to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>PAVING</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Villanova Road from Dead End to Vilsack St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Vilsack St. from Villanova Road to Duffield St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Gael Way from Chislett St. to Jancey St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>McCandless St. from Stanton Ave. to 56th St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Bellaire Ave. from Whited St. to Starkamp St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Castlegate Ave. from Viaduct Way to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Bellaire Ave. from Whited St. to Starkamp St.</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Castlegate Ave. from Viaduct Way to Brookline Blvd.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 2013&nbsp;</div> <div>From 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.*</div> <div>&bull;<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Penn Ave. from North Negley Ave. to North Evaline St.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 09:42:04 -0400 MOSSFIELD BOULEVARD TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2429 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) July 30, 2013 &nbsp;</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Penn Avenue will be closed from Negley Avenue to South Evaline Street Wednesday, August 7 to Thursday, August 8 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for milling construction.</span></p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 12:43:27 -0400 STEWART AVENUE TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR PAVING CONSTRUCTION http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2415 <div>(PITTSBURGH) August 16, 2013 The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Stewart Avenue will be closed from Parkdale Avenue to Melody Street on Friday August 16, 2013 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for paving construction. Parking will be restricted. &nbsp;</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:39:49 -0400 CONSTRUCTION ROADWORK TO BEGIN ON PENN AVENUE, THROUGH DECEMBER 2014 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2403 <div style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) August 13, 2013&nbsp;</strong>&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that construction roadwork on Penn Avenue will begin on Monday, August 19, 2013 and continue through December 2014. &nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">The construction zone will extend from the Penn Avenue and Mathilda Street intersection to the Penn Avenue and Evaline Street intersection. &nbsp;Improvements will include total removal and replacement of the street and sidewalk, installation of water drainage piping, installation of light poles and traffic signals, improvements to accessibility ramps, and placement of features such as recycling containers, illuminated benches, trees and water retention pits.</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">The construction project will be completed by MATCON Diamond Inc. For the first 30 days of the project, construction will occur between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Monday through Thursday, with hours on Friday as necessary. &nbsp;Following that period, construction will occur between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursday, with hours on Friday as necessary.&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">Drivers can expect lane restrictions and delays during the construction period. &nbsp;One inbound lane to Downtown will be kept open at all times; lanes in the opposite direction will be rerouted around the project site via Main Street, Liberty Avenue, and Negley Avenue.</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify;">For more information, contact Street Division Project Manger Fred Fischer at 412-255-2472, or at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:fred.fischer@pittsburghpa.gov">fred.fischer@pittsburghpa.gov</a>.</div> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 10:50:02 -0400 PENN AVENUE TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MILLING http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2388 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) July 30, 2013 &nbsp;</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Penn Avenue will be closed from Negley Avenue to South Evaline Street Wednesday, August 7 to Thursday, August 8 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. for milling construction.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 11:53:21 -0400 MOSSFIELD BOULEVARD TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2381 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) July 24, 2013 &nbsp;</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Beechwood Boulevard will be closed from Monitor Street into the intersection at Browns Hill Road Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for paving construction.</span></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 13:54:57 -0400 BEECHWOOD BOULEVARD TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2358 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) July 15, 2013 &nbsp;</strong>&nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that Beechwood Boulevard will be closed from Monitor Street into the intersection at Browns Hill Road Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. for resurfacing work.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:43:49 -0400 NO CITY REFUSE PICKUP ON INDEPENDENCE DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2332 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) May 24, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there will be no refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">If your scheduled day of collection is Mon., May 27th, you will be serviced on Tues., May 28th. This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Sat., June 1st.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/pw/">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw</a>&nbsp;or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:33:11 -0400 MURRAY AVE. AND 2ND AVE. TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2294 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) June 11, 2013 &nbsp;</strong> The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that the following streets will be closed temporarily for resurfacing work:</p> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Murray Avenue</strong> will be closed from Forward Avenue to Morrowfield Avenue Wednesday, June 12, from 1:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. Traffic will be allowed to exit the Parkway and cross the intersection at Forward Avenue.</li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><strong>2nd Avenue</strong> will be closed from Brady Street to Bates Street, Thursday, June 13, from 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. 2nd Avenue traffic will be channeled into one way lane during these hours.</li> </ul> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 13:50:51 -0400 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2283 <p><strong>(PITTSBURGH) June 10, 2013</strong> &nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that on Friday, June 14 - in addition to the Clemente Bridge being closed to vehicular traffic for the 7:05 p.m. Pirates game - the 7th Street bridge will also be closed, as well as streets around the Andy Warhol Museum for the Americans for the Arts 2013 Annual Convention reception.</p> <p>Please be advised that this reception will include the following street and bridge closures:</p> <ul> <li>10 a.m. to midnight: Sandusky Street between General Robinson Street and Isabella Street</li> <li>5 p.m. to 12: Isabella Street from Anderson Street to Federal Street</li> <li>5 p.m. to 12: 7th Street/Warhol Bridge from Isabella Street to Fort Duquesne Blvd</li> </ul> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:18:13 -0400 ROAD AND BRIDGE CLOSURES IN WEST END, OAKLAND THIS WEEK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2263 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) June 3, 2013</strong>&nbsp; &nbsp;The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works advises that Shaler Street, from Well Street to Minnotte Street in the West End, will close from 9 a.m. through noon tomorrow, June 4, while workers clean and remove weeds from the area.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">In Oakland, the Swinburne (Frazier) Street Bridge and Swinburne Street will be closed from Sestilli&#39;s Nursery (3721 Swinburne Street) and Greenfield Avenue, starting Wednesday morning, June 5, at 9 a.m. and lasting approximately two months. Crews will conduct structural repairs on the bridge, which will eliminate the three-ton weight limit. The following detours will be posted:</p> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify;">Inbound: Second Avenue to Bates Street to Boulevard of the Allies</li> <li style="text-align: justify;">Outbound: Reverse of the inbound detour</li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify;">For additional information, contact Chuck McClain, P.E., with the Bureau of Transportation and Engineering at 412-255-2034 or <a href="mailto:charles.mcclain@pittsburghpa.gov">charles.mcclain@pittsburghpa.gov</a>.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:33:49 -0400 NO CITY REFUSE PICKUP ON MEMORIAL DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2250 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) May 24, 2013</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there will be no refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Monday, May 27, 2013 in observance of Memorial Day.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">If your scheduled day of collection is Mon., May 27th, you will be serviced on Tues., May 28th. This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Sat., June 1st.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.city.pittsburgh.pa.us/pw/">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw</a>&nbsp;or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Thu, 23 May 2013 15:40:37 -0400 CITY REFUSE PICKUP AS SCHEDULED ON GOOD FRIDAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2137 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) March 27, 2013</strong><span style="text-align: justify;"> &nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there </span><strong style="text-align: justify;">will</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</span><span style="text-align: justify;">be refuse, bulk waste and scheduled recycling collection, as normal, on Friday, March 29, 2013.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at <a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw</a> or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 10:06:53 -0400 NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS AT BEECHWOOD BOULEVARD AND MONITOR STREET http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2135 <p>&nbsp;</p> <div><strong>Pittsburgh March 26, 2013</strong> The Department of Public Works advises that MATCON Diamond Inc. (MDI) will be implementing new traffic control patterns at the Beechwood Boulevard and Monitor Street intersection beginning on Monday, April 1, 2013. &nbsp;MDI is the Contractor for the Browns Hill/Beechwood Boulevard Phase 2 Project.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>During this phase of construction, traffic on Beechwood Boulevard will be limited to one lane in each direction through the intersection. Traffic traveling from Monitor Street onto Beechwood Boulevard will be limited to right turns only. &nbsp;No left turns from Monitor Street onto Beechwood Boulevard will be allowed during this phase of construction. &nbsp;Once implemented, this traffic pattern will remain in place for approximately four months, April through July, 2013.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:28:46 -0400 PHASE 2 - SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2078 <p><strong>3&quot; - 5&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;forecasted snow </strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Full compliment of crews will be working 12-hour shifts around the clock. (AS NEEDED)</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt/plow mode.</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment concentrating on primary routes.</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes.</strong></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Probability of Occurrence - 80%</p> <p>Storm Timing</p> <ul> <li>Beginning - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Today</li> <li>Ending - 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Tomorrow</li> </ul> <p>Snowfall Accumulation</p> <ul> <li>3-5 inches</li> </ul> <p>Temperatures</p> <ul> <li>Early - 35</li> <li>Middle - 31</li> <li>Late - 36</li> </ul> <p>Expected Road Conditions</p> <ul> <li>Road problems to begin between 10:00 p.m./Tue. and Midnight/Tue</li> <li>Main roads snow covered</li> <li>Secondary roads snow covered</li> </ul> <p>Remarks</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Precipitation begins just after dark and may be mixed with rain at onset before changing to all snow.&nbsp; Snow will taper to flurries during Wednesday morning.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated within 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared&nbsp;24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Simply a Reminder of Ordinance 419.03</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 12:24:07 -0500 SOUTH HIGHLAND AVENUE CLOSED FOR BRIDGE REPLACEMENT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2064 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) Feb. 22, 2013</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that South Highland Avenue will be closed at the South Highland Avenue Bridge from March 4, 2013 to September 10, 2013 for a total bridge replacement.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Traffic will be detoured via Penn Circle to Penn Avenue and Shady Avenue to Alder Street. &nbsp;Businesses located between Alder Street and South Highland Avenue Bridge will remain accessible on South Highland Avenue.</p> <p>Ellsworth Avenue will be closed at Swope Street to Spahr Street for the length of the bridge replacement. Traffic will be detoured via Shady Avenue to Alder Street to Spahr Street. &nbsp;There will be limited vehicular access to local businesses on some sections of Ellsworth Avenue. &nbsp;</p> <p>The general public is advised to follow detour signs.</p> <p>It is advised that some Port Authority bus stop locations may be temporarily relocated.</p> <p>For additional information, please contact Project Manager Charles McClain of the Department of Public Works at 412-255-2034, or via e-mail at <a href="mailto:charles.mcclain@pittsburghpa.gov ?subject=South%20Highland%20Avenue%20Bridge%20Replacement">charles.mcclain@pittsburghpa.gov</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 15:04:43 -0500 COMMUNITY PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2051 <div style="widows: 2; text-transform: none; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; font: 13px arial, sans-serif; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; letter-spacing: normal; color: rgb(34,34,34); word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px"> <div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><font size="4">Mayor Luke Ravenstahl and the Department of Public Works invite you to a<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><b>COMMUNITY PRE-</b><b>CONSTRUCTION MEETING<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></b>for the South Highland Avenue Bridge replacement project. Construction is scheduled to begin March 4, 2013. The purpose of this meeting is to provide the community with information on the project&rsquo;s schedule and impacts.</font></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><font size="4"><b>DATE:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></b>Wednesday, February 27, 2013&nbsp;</font></div> <div><font size="4"><b>TIME:<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span></b>7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.<b>&nbsp;&nbsp;</b></font></div> <div><font size="4"><b>LOCATION:</b></font></div> <div><font size="4">Calvary Episcopal Church</font></div> <div><font size="4">315 Shady Avenue</font></div> <div><font size="4">Pittsburgh, PA 15206</font></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><font size="4"><b>The meeting location is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).</b><span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>For assistance, contact at least three days in advance Chuck McClain, Project Manager, at (412) 255-2034, or at<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span><a href="mailto:Charles.McClain@pittsburghpa.gov" style="color: rgb(17,85,204)" target="_blank">Charles.McClain@pittsburghpa.<wbr />gov</a></font></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> <div style="widows: 2; text-transform: none; background-color: rgb(255,255,255); text-indent: 0px; font: 13px arial, sans-serif; white-space: normal; orphans: 2; letter-spacing: normal; color: rgb(34,34,34); word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px">&nbsp;</div> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 11:51:17 -0500 MCARDLE ROADWAY TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY FOR MAINTENANCE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2030 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) Feb. 11, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that McArdle Roadway will be closed from Liberty Bridge to Grandview Avenue tomorrow, Feb. 12 , from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for preventative maintenance.</p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 12:27:06 -0500 PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2022 <p><strong>PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p><strong>1&quot; &nbsp;-&nbsp; 3&quot;&nbsp; Forecasted Snow</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Full compliment of crews will be working 12-hour shifts around the clock. (AS NEEDED)</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt mode.</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment concentrating on primary routes.</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes.</strong></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Probability of Occurrence - 70%</p> <p>Storm Timing</p> <ul> <li>Beginning - 9:00&nbsp;-11:59 a.m. Tomorrow</li> <li>Ending -&nbsp;9:00 -11:59 p.m.&nbsp;Tomorrow</li> </ul> <p>Storm Type</p> <p>Change Over -</p> <p>From Rain to Snow</p> <p>(Between 10:00 a.m. and Noon Friday)</p> <p>Snowfall Accumulation</p> <ul> <li>1 - 3 inches</li> </ul> <p>Temperatures</p> <ul> <li>Early - 37</li> <li>Middle - 31</li> <li>Late - 27</li> </ul> <p>Expected Road Conditions</p> <ul> <li>Road problems to begin between 10:00 a.m./Fri and Noon/Fri</li> <li>Main roads snow covered&nbsp;</li> <li>Secondary roads snow covered</li> <li>Ramps and bridges freezing</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated within 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared&nbsp;24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Simply a Reminder of Ordinance 419.03</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:15:58 -0500 PHASE 2 - SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=2006 <p><strong>PHASE 2 - SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p><strong>2&quot; - 4&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;forecasted snow </strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Full compliment of crews will be working 12-hour shifts around the clock. (AS NEEDED)</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt/plow mode.</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment concentrating on primary routes.</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes.</strong></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Probability of Occurrence - 90%</p> <p>Storm Timing</p> <ul> <li>Beginning - 9:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m. Tomorrow</li> <li>Ending - 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday</li> <li>Snowfall Accumulation</li> <li>2-4 inches</li> </ul> <p>Temperatures</p> <ul> <li>Early - 16</li> <li>Middle - 19</li> <li>Late - 24</li> </ul> <p>Expected Road Conditions</p> <ul> <li>Road problems to begin between Noon/Sat. and 2:00 p.m./Sat.</li> <li>Main roads snow covered in spots</li> <li>Secondary roads snow covered in spots</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated within 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared 12 to 24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Simply a Reminder of Ordinance 419.03</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:40:12 -0500 PHASE 2 - SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1989 <p><strong>PHASE 2 - SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p><strong>2&quot; - 4&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;forecasted snow </strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Full compliment of crews will be working 12-hour shifts around the clock. (AS NEEDED)</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt/plow mode.</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment concentrating on primary routes.</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes.</strong></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Probability of Occurrence - 80%</p> <p>Storm Timing</p> <ul> <li>Beginning - 9:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m. Tomorrow</li> <li>Ending - 9:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m. Saturday&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Snowfall Accumulation</p> <ul> <li>2-4 inches</li> </ul> <p>Temperatures</p> <ul> <li>Early - 13</li> <li>Middle - 19</li> <li>Late - 18</li> </ul> <p>Expected Road Conditions</p> <ul> <li>Road problems to begin between Noon/Fri. and 2:00 p.m./Fri.</li> <li>Main roads snow covered</li> <li>Secondary roads snow covered</li> </ul> <p>Remarks</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Snow should develop around mid-day on Friday and last into the evening.&nbsp; The heaviest snow is likely to fall during rush hour on Friday.&nbsp; Scattered snow showers will be lingering into mid-day on Saturday.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated within 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared 12 to 24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Simply a Reminder of Ordinance 419.03</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:13:16 -0500 NO CITY REFUSE PICKUP ON MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1974 <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) Jan. 18, 2013</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there will be no refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Monday, January 21, 2013 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">If your scheduled day of collection is Mon., Jan 21st, you will be serviced on Tues., Jan. 22nd. This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Sat., Jan. 26th.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at&nbsp;<a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw&nbsp;</a>or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:12:49 -0500 PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1964 <p><strong>PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Full compliment of crews will be working 12-hour shifts around the clock. (AS NEEDED)</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt mode.</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment concentrating on primary routes.</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes.</strong></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Probability of Occurrence - 80%</p> <p>Storm Timing</p> <ul> <li>Beginning - 9:00&nbsp; - 11:59 p.m. Today</li> <li>Ending -&nbsp;9:00 - 11:59 a.m. Tomorrow</li> </ul> <p>Storm Type</p> <p>Change Over -</p> <p>From Snow, Freezing Rain and Sleet to Rain</p> <p>(Between 9:00 a.m. and Noon Tomorrow)</p> <p>Snowfall Accumulation</p> <ul> <li>1 inch or less</li> </ul> <p>Temperatures</p> <ul> <li>Early - 28</li> <li>Middle - 31</li> <li>Late - 34</li> </ul> <p>Expected Road Conditions</p> <ul> <li>Road problems to begin between 9:00 p.m. - Midnight&nbsp;- Today</li> <li>Main roads snow covered in spots</li> <li><strong>Main roads icy in spots</strong></li> <li>Secondary roads snow covered</li> <li><strong>Secondary roads icy in spots</strong></li> <li>Ramps and bridges freezing</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated within 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared&nbsp;24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Simply a Reminder of Ordinance 419.03</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:02:51 -0500 MCARDLE ROADWAY REOPENED http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1958 <p>(PITTSBURGH) JAN. 12 &nbsp;McArdle Roadway has reopened.</p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 13:00:53 -0500 MCARDLE ROADWAY CLOSED FOR PART OF DAY TODAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1956 <p>(PITTSBURGH) JAN. 12 &nbsp; McArdle Roadway is currently closed in order for public works crews to remove slide materail from behind the retaining wall. The road should be open later this afternoon.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 12 Jan 2013 11:18:08 -0500 MCARDLE ROADWAY OPEN FOLLOWING MUDSLIDE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1951 <p>(Pittsburgh) Jan. 10&nbsp;&nbsp; McArdle Roadway is now officially open. City public works crews worked expeditiously to clear the mudslide that caused the road to be closed this morning.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 10:19:06 -0500 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1943 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) Jan. 7, 2013</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that&nbsp;</span><span style="text-align: justify;">the City, in cooperation with The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), will host a public meeting enabling residents to review plans for the Greenfield Bridge Replacement Project.&nbsp; The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 16, 2013 at St. Rosalia Catholic Church (411 Greenfield Avenue, Wuerl Hall, Pittsburgh, PA).&nbsp;</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="text-align: justify;">Anyone interested in the project is welcome to attend. Residents will be able to view the &nbsp;proposed reconfiguration of the bridge deck, plans for maintenance and protection of traffic during construction, and the construction schedule.<br /> &nbsp;<br /> The project&rsquo;s design objectives are to:</span></p> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="text-align: justify;">Replace the entire bridge on the existing alignment,</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="text-align: justify;">Upgrade the deck to improve the sidewalk, bike lane and traffic lane configuration,</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="text-align: justify;">Minimize impacts and duration of the closure and</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="text-align: justify;">Salvage and reuse the existing architectural features to enhance aesthetics. </span></li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="text-align: justify;">For more information about the public meeting, please contact Chuck McClain, Project Manager at (412) 255-2034 or&nbsp; <a href="http://Charles.McClain@pittsburghpa.gov">Charles.McClain@pittsburghpa.gov</a>.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:33:28 -0500 PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1938 <p><strong>PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p><strong>1&quot; -&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;forecasted snow </strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Full compliment of crews will be working 12-hour shifts around the clock. (AS NEEDED)</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt mode.</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment concentrating on primary routes.</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes.</strong></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Probability of Occurrence - 80%</p> <p>Storm Timing</p> <ul> <li>Beginning - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Today</li> <li>Ending - 12:01 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tomorrow&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Snowfall Accumulation</p> <ul> <li>1 inch</li> </ul> <p>Temperatures</p> <ul> <li>Early - 31</li> <li>Middle - 28</li> <li>Late - 30</li> </ul> <p>Expected Road Conditions</p> <ul> <li>Road problems to begin between 9:00 p.m. - Midnight&nbsp;- Monday</li> <li>Main roads snow covered in spots</li> <li>Secondary roads snow covered</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated within 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared&nbsp;24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Simply a Reminder of Ordinance 419.03</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:25:22 -0500 CITY WILL NO LONGER PICKUP ELECTRONIC WASTE AS OF NEW YEAR http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1933 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) Dec. 27, 2012&nbsp;</strong> The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works reminds residents that, due to a mandatory state law, the City is no longer legally permitted to collect &ldquo;electronic waste&rdquo; beginning <strong>January 1, 2013</strong>. This new law seeks to keep harmful metals such as cadmium, lead and mercury out of the waste stream. Electronic waste includes:</p> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify;">Desktop and laptop computers (including monitors)</li> <li style="text-align: justify;">Computer peripherals (including keyboards and printers)</li> <li style="text-align: justify;">Televisions</li> </ul> <p style="text-align: justify;">Residents should not place these items at the curb or they may be cited for littering and dumping. These items must be taken to an electronics retail store or a sponsored drop-off location. Some retailers have already begun to recycle these items. To learn more about the Covered Device Recycling Act (House Bill 708), Act 108 of 2010, call 1-800-346-4242 or <a href="http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/household/14079/covered_device_recycling_act/589596">click here</a>.<br /> <br /> <u><strong>SUGGESTED DROP-OFF LOCATIONS</strong></u><br /> <br /> <strong>Construction Junction</strong><br /> Phone: 412-243-5025<br /> Website: constructionjunction.org<br /> <br /> <strong>Goodwill Industries of SWPA</strong><br /> Phone: 412-481-9005<br /> Website:goodwillswpa.org/computer-recycling<br /> <br /> <strong>eLoop LLC Regional Recycling Center</strong><br /> Website: eloopllc.com<br /> Phone: 724-519-7646<br /> <br /> <strong>Best Buy Retailer</strong> (all locations)<br /> &nbsp;</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 11:22:36 -0500 MCARDLE ROADWAY OPEN AFTER LANDSLIDE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1929 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) PA&nbsp; Dec. 21</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; McCardle Roadway is reopened after a minor landslide that remporarily closed the Roadway from the Liberty Bridge to Grandview Avenue. Public Works crews have cleaned the debris.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:12:10 -0500 McCardle Road Closed Due to Minor Landslide http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1927 <p>(PITTSBURGH) PA&nbsp; Dec. 21&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; McCardle Roadway from the Liberty Bridge to Grandview Avenue is temporarily closed due to a minor landslide. Public Works crews are on the scene cleaning debris. The road is expected to be open before evening rush hour.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:56:46 -0500 NO CITY REFUSE PICKUP ON CHRISTMAS OR NEW YEAR'S DAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1913 <p><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) Dec. 21, 2012</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that there will be no refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Tuesday, December 25, 2012 in observance of Christmas or on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in observance of New Year&#39;s Day.</span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For the Christmas collection: If your scheduled day of collection is Tues., Dec. 25th, you will be serviced on Wed., Dec. 26th. This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Saturday, Dec. 29th.<br /> <br /> For the New Year&#39;s Day collection: If your scheduled day of collection is Tues., Jan. 1st, you will be serviced on Wed., Jan. 2nd.&nbsp;This will continue through the end of the week with Friday&rsquo;s normally scheduled collection being picked up on Saturday, Jan. 5th.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">For more information concerning collection schedules, visit the City of Pittsburgh website at&nbsp;<a href="http://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw">pittsburghpa.gov/dpw&nbsp;</a>or contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:49:11 -0500 NOBLESTOWN ROAD TO REOPEN FOR TOMORROW'S EVENING RUSH HOUR http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1898 <p><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">(PITTSBURGH) Dec. 6 &nbsp; City Public Works Director Rob Kaczorowski today announced that Noblestown Road from Weaver Street to Obey Street will open tomorrow,&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Friday, December 7th at 3:00 p.m. before the evening&#39;s rush hour&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">commute. &nbsp;The road had been closed since November 4 due to a landslide.</span></p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:31:36 -0500 CONSTRUCTION ROADWORK TO BEGIN ON BEECHWOOD BLVD NEXT WEEK, THROUGH OCTOBER 2013 http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1891 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>(PITTSBURGH) Dec. 4, 2012</strong>&nbsp;&nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works advises that construction roadwork on Beechwood Boulevard will begin on Tuesday, December 11 and continue through October 2013. Drivers can expect lane restrictions and delays during the construction period. Roadwork may occur daily from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., excluding rush hours. MATCON Diamond has been awarded the construction project.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Project limits extend from the Imogene Road/Browns Hill Road intersection to the Forward Avenue/Beechwood Boulevard intersection. Work includes installation of new traffic signals at the Brownshill Road/Beechwood Boulevard/Hazelwood Avenue intersection and at the Beechwood Boulevard/Lilac Street intersection. In addition, new street lighting and curb ramps will be installed, and the existing asphalt street will be milled and paved.</p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:28:55 -0500 PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1878 <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<strong>PHASE 1 - SNOW WARNING ALERT</strong></p> <p><strong>2&quot; - 4&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;forecasted snow </strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Full compliment of crews will be working 12-hour shifts around the clock. (AS NEEDED)</strong></li> <li><strong>All DPW vehicles and equipment put into salt/plow mode.</strong></li> <li><strong>Large equipment concentrating on primary routes.</strong></li> <li><strong>Small equipment assigned to secondary routes.</strong></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;<strong>STORM WARNING INFORMATION:</strong></p> <p>Probability of Occurrence - 90%</p> <p>Storm Timing</p> <ul> <li>Beginning - 3:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. -&nbsp;Tomorrow</li> <li>Ending - 12:00 p.m. &nbsp;- 3:00 p.m.&nbsp; - Saturday</li> </ul> <p>Snowfall Accumulation</p> <ul> <li>2-4 inches</li> </ul> <p>Temperatures</p> <ul> <li>Early - 34</li> <li>Middle - 26</li> <li>Late - 32</li> </ul> <p>Expected Road Conditions</p> <ul> <li>Road problems to begin between 6:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Friday</li> <li>Main roads snow covered</li> <li>Secondary roads snow covered</li> <li>Ramps and bridges freezing</li> </ul> <p>Remarks:&nbsp; Occasional light snow develops near daybreak and continues into Saturday.&nbsp; The heaviest snowfall is expected Friday afternoon into early Saturday morning.</p> <p>&nbsp;<strong>Please be advised that our 311 Service Center, will not be accepting calls for streets to be cleared DURING a snow event.&nbsp; Our goal is to have streets treated within 24 hours once the snow has quit falling.&nbsp; Please contact 311 if your street has not been cleared 12 to 24 Hours AFTER the snow has stopped falling.</strong></p> <p><strong>In the event of a Medical, Police or Fire Emergency Dial 911.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Simply a Reminder of Ordinance 419.03</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;419.03&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; REMOVAL OF SNOW AND ICE.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Every tenant, occupant or owner having the care or charge of any land or building fronting on any street in the city, where there is a sidewalk paved with concrete, brick, stone or other material shall, within 24 hours after the fall of any snow or sleet, or the accumulation of ice caused by freezing rainfall, cause the same to be removed from the sidewalk.</p> <p><strong><em>WHEN CLEARING SIDEWALKS AND DRIVEWAYS, IT IS ILLEGAL TO THROW SNOW INTO THE STREET! </em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:21:36 -0500 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY NOTICE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1870 <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong style="text-align: justify;">(PITTSBURGH) Nov. 19, 2012</strong><span style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp; &nbsp;</span><span style="text-align: justify; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">The City&#39;s Department of Public Works advises that&nbsp;</span>there will not be any refuse, bulk waste or recycling collection on Thursday, November 22, 2012 in observance of Thanksgiving.</p> <p>The schedule will proceed as follows:&nbsp; if your scheduled day of collection is Thursday, November 22nd,<strong> you will be serviced on Friday</strong>, November 23rd&nbsp; - If your collection day is Friday, November 23rd, you will be serviced Saturday, November 24, 2012.</p> <p>If you should have any questions concerning your collection, you may contact Environmental Services at 412-255-2773.</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:53:22 -0500 STREET RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1851 <p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><em style="text-align: justify; ">*All Work is Mechanical Failure and Weather Permitting</em></span></p> <div style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">The City of Pittsburgh advises that the Department of Public Works will perform STREET RESURFACING WORK at the following sites this week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.</span></div> <div style="text-align: justify; ">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><strong>Wednesday, October 10</strong></span></div> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Ivy St from Walnut St to Ellsworth Ave</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Saline St from Beechwood Blvd to Monitor St</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Mebourne St from Deely St to Norfolk St</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Mebourne St from Greenfield Ave to Frank St</li> </ul> <div style="text-align: justify; ">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><strong>Thursday, October 11</strong></span></div> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">Lemington Ave. from Evers Dr. to Lincoln Ave.</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">Bellaire Ave. from Glenarm Ave. to Flatbush St.</span></li> </ul> <div style="text-align: justify; ">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><strong>Friday, October 12</strong></span></div> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">Hallock St. from Virginia Ave. to Piermont St.</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">Zephyr Ave. from Glen Mawr St. to Sherwood Ave.</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify; "><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); ">Pemberton St. from Brighton Rd to Wapello St.</span></li> </ul> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:03:23 -0500 GRANT STREET TO CLOSE THIS WEEKEND http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1837 <p style="text-align: justify; "><strong>(PITTSBURGH) Nov. 8, 2012</strong> &nbsp; Grant Street, from Fourth Avenue and Forbes Avenue - in front of the City-County Building - will be closed on Saturday, Nov. 10 between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. due to the transport and placement of the 2012 Holiday Tree,&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 10:26:15 -0500 NOBLESTOWN ROAD TO REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO LANDSLIDE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1833 <p>(PITTSBURGH) Nov. 5&nbsp;&nbsp; Noblestown Road from Weaver Street to Obey Street will remain closed&nbsp; throughout the week due&nbsp; to a landslide. Public Works crews are working as expeditiously as possible to clean up the road and make it safe for travelers.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 15:02:30 -0500 NOBLESTOWN ROAD CLOSED DUE TO LANDSLIDE http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1826 <p>(PITTSBURGH) Nov. 4 &nbsp; &nbsp;Noblestown Road from Weaver Street to Obey Street is closed due to a landslide. Public Works crews are working to clean up the road and make it safe for travelers. At this time, however, it is not likely Noblestown Road will be open for tomorrow&#39;s rush hour commute.</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 16:39:19 -0500 STREET RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1777 <p>&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: justify; "><em>*All Work is Mechanical Failure and Weather Permitting</em></div> <div style="text-align: justify; ">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; ">The City of Pittsburgh advises that the Department of Public Works will perform STREET RESURFACING WORK at the following sites this week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</div> <div style="text-align: justify; ">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; "><strong>Tuesday and Wednesday, October 8</strong></div> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Basic St. from the Vane St. to W 8th Ave.</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Connor St. from Bigelow St. to Winterburn Ave.</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Moose Way from Farnsworth St. to the dead end</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Winterburn Ave. from Greenfield Ave. to Alger St.</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Winders St. from Parade St. to Gladestone St.</li> </ul> <div style="text-align: justify; ">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; "><strong>Thursday, September 6</strong></div> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify; ">Darlington Rd. from Murray Ave. to Wightman St.</li> <li style="text-align: justify; ">S Linden Ave. from Fennimore St. to Edgerton Ave.</li> </ul> <div style="text-align: justify; ">&nbsp;</div> <div style="text-align: justify; "><strong>Friday, September 7</strong></div> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify; ">W Circuit Rd. from E Circuit Rd. to Schenley Dr.</li> </ul> Tue, 09 Oct 2012 12:18:07 -0400 RECYCLING DROP-OFF IN POINT BREEZE TO TEMPORARY CLOSE THIS SATURDAY http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1698 <p style="text-align: justify; "><strong>(PITTSBURGH) September 4, 2012</strong> &nbsp; The City of Pittsburgh recycling drop-off at Construction Junction, located at 214 N. Lexington St. in Point Breeze, will be temporarily closed on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 for the Annual Steel City Big Pour, a fundraising event that benefits Construction Junction.</p> <p style="text-align: justify; ">On this day, everyone who uses this drop-off site is encouraged to take their recycling to the City of Pittsburgh 2nd Division, located at 6814 Hamilton Ave. between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.</p> <p style="text-align: justify; ">The Construction Junction Recycling drop-off will reopen Sunday, Sept. 9th.&nbsp; For more information, contact the City&#39;s Recycling Division at 412-255-2631.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 09:26:54 -0400 STREET RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1690 <p>&nbsp;</p> <div><em>*All Work is Mechanical Failure and Weather Permitting</em></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div>The City of Pittsburgh advises that the Department of Public Works will perform STREET RESURFACING WORK at the following sites this week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>PAVING&nbsp;</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Tuesday and Wednesday, September 4-5</strong></div> <ul> <li>Basic Ave from the City Line to Armor Hill</li> <li>Connor St from Bigelow St to Winterburn Ave</li> <li>Moose Way from Connor St to the dead end</li> <li>Winterburn Ave from Greenfield Ave to Alger St</li> <li>Winders St from Parade St to Gladestone St</li> </ul> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Wednesday, September 5</strong></div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Thursday, September 6</strong></div> <ul> <li>Darlington Rd from Murray Ave to Wightman St</li> <li>S Linden Ave from Fennimore St to Edgerton Ave</li> </ul> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div><strong>Friday, September 7</strong></div> <ul> <li>W Circuit Rd from E Circuit Rd to Schenley Dr</li> </ul> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 12:55:59 -0400 STREET RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1665 <p>*All Work is Mechanical Failure and Weather Permitting</p> <p>The City of Pittsburgh advises that the Department of Public Works will perform STREET RESURFACING WORK at the following sites this week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <h4><strong>PAVING&nbsp;</strong></h4> <p><strong>Monday, August 20th</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hillcrest St from Dead End to N Pacific Ave<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>N Negley Ave from Stanton Ave to East Liberty Blvd</li> <li>Cemetery St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>From Lanark St to Belleau St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Rising Main Ave<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>from Meadville St to Lanark St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Roscoe St from Dead End to Oporto St</li> </ul> <p><strong>Tuesday, August 21st</strong></p> <ul> <li>Hillcrest St from Dead End to N Pacific Ave<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>N Negley Ave from Stanton Ave to East Liberty Blvd<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Wednesday, August 22nd</strong></p> <ul> <li>Stanton Ave from N Negley Ave to N Highland Ave<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Plummer St from 44th St to Butler St</li> </ul> <p><strong>Thursday, August 23rd</strong></p> <ul> <li>Basic Ave from Armorhill to<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>City Line<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> </ul> <p><strong><strong>Friday, August 24th</strong></strong></p> <ul> <li>Ladoga St from Faronia St to Middletown Rd<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Faronia St from Jeffers St to Ladoga St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Briscoe St from Tyndall St to Mutual St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> </ul> <h4><strong>Milling</strong></h4> <p><strong>Monday, August 20th</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ladoga St from Faronia St to Middletown Rd<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Faronia St from Jeffers St to Ladoga St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Briscoe St from tyndall st to Mutual St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Tuesday, August 21st</strong></p> <ul> <li>Sacramento Ave from Dead End to<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Strickler St<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>Brunot Ave from Dead End to<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Paulding Ave</li> </ul> <p><strong>Wednesday, August 22nd</strong></p> <ul> <li>Darlington Rd from Wightman St to Murray Ave<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> <li>W Circuit Rd from Schenley Dr to E Circuit Rd<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span></li> </ul> <p><strong>Thursday, August 23rd</strong></p> <ul> <li>W Circuit Rd from Schenley Dr to E Circuit Rd</li> </ul> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:44:56 -0400 STREET RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1634 <p>*All Work is Mechanical Failure and Weather Permitting</p> <p style="text-align: justify">The City&nbsp;of Pittsburgh advises that the Department of Public Works will perform STREET RESURFACING WORK at the following sites this week from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <p><strong>PAVING&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>&nbsp;Tuesday, August 7th</strong></p> <ul> <li>Woods Run Ave from Mitchell St to New Asphalt</li> </ul> <p><strong>Wednesday, August 8th</strong></p> <ul> <li>Fountain St from Compromise St &nbsp;to Henderson St</li> </ul> <p><strong>Thursday, August 9th</strong></p> <ul> <li>Cemetery St from Belleau St to Lanark St</li> </ul> <p><strong>Friday, August 10th</strong></p> <ul> <li>Industry St from Curtin Ave&nbsp;to Estella Ave</li> <li>Curtin Ave from Climax St to E. Warrington Ave</li> <li>Estella Ave from Climax St to E. Warrington Ave</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:26:14 -0400 Grant Street Closures http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1626 <p style="text-align: justify">The Department of Public Works advises that traffic restrictions will be in effect in the Central Business District of the City from 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 10, 2012, to 6:00 a.m., Monday, August 13, 2012, and from 6:30 p.m. Friday, August 17, 2012 to 6:00 a.m. Monday, August 20, 2012, in order for the City&#39;s contractor to replace the brick street pavers at the Third and Fourth Avenue intersections and Grant Street.&nbsp; Grant Street north bound and south bound motorist will be detoured to Smithfield Street or to Ross Street, respectively.&nbsp; The general public is advised to follow the detour signs.</p> <p style="text-align: justify">Side Streets will be closed at Grant Street respectively, however local traffic access will be maintained at all times.</p> <p style="text-align: justify">Port&nbsp;Authority riders should be alert to temporary relocation of bus stops in the affected area.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:04:59 -0400 STREET RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1605 <p style="text-align: justify">Please be advised that the Department of Public Works will&nbsp;&nbsp;perform Street Resurfacing Work on 2nd Avenue from Municipal Courts Drive to 10th Street Bridge on Wednesday, August 1, 2012&nbsp;from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;During this time the Exit Ramp coming from&nbsp;Route 376 onto 2nd Avenue will be closed.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify">* All Work is Mechanical Failure and Weather Permitting</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 14:22:12 -0400 STREET RESURFACING WORK http://www.pittsburghpa.gov/publicworks/article?id=1582 <p><em>*All Work is Mechanical Failure and Weather Permitting</em></p> <p>The City of Pittsburgh advises that the Department of Public Works will perform STREET RESURFACING WORK at the following sites this week:</p> <h3>MILLING</h3> <p>Monday, July 23rd from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 pm.</p> <ul> <li>Crucible St from Dickens St to Wilton Way</li> <li>Crotzer Ave from Preston St to Mueller Ave</li> <li>Preston St from Crotzer Ave to Milnor St</li> </ul> <p>Tuesday, July 24th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <ul> <li>Industry St from Beltzhoover Ave to Arlington Ave</li> <li>Curtin Ave from Climax St to E Warrington Ave</li> <li>Estella Ave from Climax St to E Warrington Ave</li> </ul> <p>Wednesday, July 25th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <ul> <li>Pitt St from Tioga St to Holmes St</li> <li>Theona St from Wynoka St to Bexar Way</li> </ul> <h3>PAVING</h3> <p>Monday, July 23rd from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <ul> <li>Mary St from S. 21st St to S. 19th St</li> <li>Carey Way from S. 27th St to S 29th St</li> <li>S 22nd St from E Carson St to Jane St</li> </ul> <p>Tuesday, July 24th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <ul> <li>Sarah St from S. 27th St to E Carson St</li> <li>Carey Way from S 27th St to S 29th St</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;Wednesday, July 25th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <ul> <li>Wilson Ave from N Charles St to Perrysville Ave</li> </ul> <p>Thursday, July 26th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <ul> <li>Rising Main Ave from Lanark St to Meadville St</li> <li>Fountain St from Compromise St to Henderson St</li> </ul> <p>Friday, July 27th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.</p> <ul> <li>Santron Ave from Westmont Ave to Spokane Ave</li> </ul> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 15:54:14 -0400