Semicir Street to Close September 14 for Landslide Work

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 1, 2020) The City of Pittsburgh Department of Mobility and Infrastructure (DOMI) is pleased to announce the commencement of construction of the Semicir Street wall and soil stabilization project.

This work in the Perry North neighborhood follows months of extensive geotechnical analysis and engineering design. The $890,000 project will remedy an ongoing slope instability issue and construction will be performed by Mele & Mele & Sons, Inc.

This will require the complete closure to through traffic of Semicir Street on Monday, September 14, 2020 in the immediate area of the slide between Perrysville Avenue and Hemphill Street and will remain closed for approximately six months. Residents of Semicir Street, emergency services, trash and delivery vehicles will be allowed access from both ends which will act as a small temporary two way street.

For questions, please contact the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure at or 412-255-2523.



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Timothy McNulty
Communications Director
Mayor's Office