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Pittsburgh receives funding for new blue recycling bins

Pittsburgh receives funding for new blue recycling bins

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

February 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Department of Public Works introduced legislation to City Council on Feb. 12 to receive a $350,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The money will be used to purchase and distribute 13,000 residential curbside recycling containers. In collaboration...

One of Pittsburgh’s famous sister bridges to close for rehabilitation

One of Pittsburgh’s famous sister bridges to close for rehabilitation

Gage Goulding, News Editor

January 30, 2019

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh is known for its three rivers and the bridges that connect the city. In February, one of the famous sister bridges will close for a long-term rehabilitation project. The City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works released a statement on Monday saying the Rachel Carson...

City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper

City officials, public works prepare for Winter Storm Harper

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

January 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — City officials and public works crews around Pittsburgh are preparing to face a strong Winter Storm Harper over the weekend. The city has an arsenal of plows with salt spreaders, tractors and pickup trucks to fight against the upcoming snow storm. The city believes that it has enough...