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Pittsburgh Public Safety Announces Road Closures, Advisory for “Mayor of Kingstown” Production

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 21, 2022) – The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety would like to inform the public of road closures that will take place for the production Paramount Plus crime drama “Mayor of Kingstown.” 

The first closure will take place on Wednesday, June 22

The public should be advised that this shoot will involve the filming of precision driving and scenes involving recreation of crimes involving firearms. Police will be on-scene for added security. 

The inbound side of Riverview Avenue (from the Playground to the intersection with Riverview Drive / old Davis Ave Bridge) will be closed. The pool and playground will still be accessible. There will be signs in the area notifying the public about the closures and nature of the production. 

These closures will be in effect from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Drivers that use this area should find alternate routes for their commutes during that time. 

There will be additional closures throughout the week for “Mayor of Kingstown.” These include: 

Wednesday, June 22:

  • Intermittent traffic control of Brighton Road from Woods Run to Schimmer/Westborn. These will not be full closures, only small delays occurring periodically from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 

Thursday, June 23:

  • Penn Avenue will be closed from 14th Street to 16th Street. 

  • 15th Street will be closed from Penn to Smallman.

  • There may be Intermittent Traffic Control on 16th Street with no more than 2 minute holds.

  • Closures may last from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Friday, June 24:

  • Eckert Street will be closed from Beaver to Geyer.

  • McClure Street will be closed from Eckert to Woods Run.

  • Closures will begin at 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Published

06.21.2022

Contacts

Amanda Mueller
Deputy Public Information Officer
Public Safety
412-510-6314
amanda.mueller@pittsburghpa.gov