PRESS RELEASES

Forward Avenue and Commercial Street Reopen After Landslide Repairs

PITTSBURGH, PA (August 19, 2020) This week, the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) has completed the landslide remediation of a section of Forward Avenue / Commercial Street below the intersection of Summerset Drive in Squirrel Hill.

A subsidence required the removal of landslide material, construction of a steel beam retaining wall and reconstruction of the roadway. This project was started on February 10, 2020 and completed on August 18, 2020 at a cost of $631,800.00. The contractor was Allison Park Contractors.

All barriers have been removed and full vehicle access is permitted.

Comments and questions can be directed to 412-255-8850. Details of the project can be found here.

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Published

08.19.2020

Contacts

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