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Landslide Forces Partial Closure Of McArdle Roadway

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A landslide forced closed a section of McArdle Roadway in Mount Washington on Saturday.

The road was shut down between the Liberty Bridge and Grandview Avenue.

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(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Tim Lawson)

Engineers will assess the stability of the hillside and the roadway will remained closed until further notice.

Clean-up crews were on the scene Saturday afternoon to clear the landslide. They also dug a trench behind the retaining wall to catch any additional mud or debris.

The roadway was expected to reopen by noon Sunday.

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