Department of Public Safety
MEDIA ADVISORY
2:30 UPDATE

(PITTSBURGH) Feb. 12, 2009 - Neighborhood snow removal "blitzes" will continue throughout the City today and through the weekend as needed. Today crews are focused on the Regent Square, Point Breeze, and Beechview neighborhoods. Crews will also be working in all neighborhoods hitting streets that are in the worst condition, working from a list compiled from 311 calls and the police and fire bureau.

Duquesne Light has informed the City of Pittsburgh that all customers affected by the snow storms should have power restored as of noon today. If a customer isn't home, the company asks that they check with a neighbor to see if power has been restored. Should they find power still out, they are asked to please call 1-888-393-7000 or visit www.duquesnelight.com.

The Parking Authority will not be enforcing fees or citations on authority parking meters or surface lots until Tuesday.

Public Safety

Bureau of Building Inspectors today will be going through the City's business districts advising business and building owners how to safely remove overhanging icicles. Click here for Icicle safety tips.

311

311 will remain open through the weekend from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

City Services

Refuse collection will resume its regular schedule Monday. Recycling collection is still suspended until further notice. Residents are asked to hold on to their recyclables or drop them off at one of the City's recycling drop-off centers.

Published:
Friday, February 12, 2010
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