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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...

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- City residents will soon be able to recycle their electronic and hazardous waste in a cost-effective manner with a new contract being introduced to Pittsburgh City council on Tuesday. Electronic waste, or e-waste, such as televisions and computers, contains lead and mercury. E-waste...

Popular Mount Washington roadway to close for maintenance

Popular Mount Washington roadway to close for maintenance

Gage Goulding, News Editor

December 10, 2018

MOUNT WASHINGTON -- A popular roadway that climbs Mount Washington in Pittsburgh will close this week for maintenance. Officials in Pittsburgh say that P.J. McArdle Roadway will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday in order for road crews to perform general maintenance repairs. #Pittsburgh TRAFFIC: @CityPGH adv...

Roads reopen following construction projects

Roads reopen following construction projects

Megan Shandel, Assistant Multimedia Editor

December 5, 2018

PITTSBURGH — The Department of Public Works announced earlier today a few roads that have been closed since the summer are now reopening to traffic. 100 Acres Drive between Corrigan Drive and Twin Hills Road in Bethel Park has been closed to vehicles since Aug. 23 to replace Catfish Run Bridge as...

Pittsburgh Public Works upgrades snow and ice control

Pittsburgh Public Works upgrades snow and ice control

Gage Goulding, Assistant News Manager

November 14, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- As temperatures begin to drop and snow flurries start to fly, the City of Pittsburgh has reevaluated its snow and ice control program and is ready to tackle every situation. New for this winter season to tackle harsh weather is a modified road salt mixture, enhanced technologies, increased...