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Major slide on Great Allegheny Passage near Kennywood

Written by Jon Schmitz on .

A major landslide blocked the Great Allegheny Passage near Kennywood on June 29. A small section of trail has since been cleared to make it passable. The Steel Valley Trail Council will discuss maintenance and rockslides at its 6 p.m. meeting tonight at the historic Pump House in Homestead. The meeting is open to the public. This image was posted on the trail council's Facebook page by Paul Heckbert.

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The City of Pittsburgh paving schedule for this week can be found here.

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Our online story about all of the road construction that begins this week is here. One cautionary note -- information from Castle Shannon police about the work on Castle Shannon Boulevard is that the first phase will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday and continue overnight. That differs from what PennDOT District 11 said. At any rate, you'll want to avoid CSB from Route 88 to Willow Ave. after 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Fifth Avenue will be closed between Wood and Smithfield streets in Downtown Pittsburgh after 7 p.m. today and Tuesday for overnight work on the new PNC office tower. That will cause detours on 14 Port Authority bus routes. Learn more here.

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