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Since the idea of commuter rail service from the Allegheny Valley to Pittsburgh was pitched more than a decade ago, the project has been the Little Engine that Couldn't. The concept has been studied and studied again, but it never advanced past the
The Pennsylvania Turnpike's old Allegheny River Bridge proved tougher than expected, but crews completed demolition with torches on Friday after explosives failed to completely topple it. The bridge, which opened in December 1951, is being replaced
The blasts are scheduled for 10 a.m., according to the turnpike commission...The old bridge and the $193.6 million twin spans that will replace it carry turnpike traffic between Plum and Harmar. As part of the preparations for Friday's demolition
With construction of the North Side section of Route 28 set to begin next month and disrupt traffic through the fall of 2014, the rail line to Downtown Pittsburgh, talked about for more than a decade, has yet to advance beyond preliminary studies.
This spring, city officials and the Buncher Company announced ambitious plans to create a whole new community -- as many as 1,000 units of housing connecting to the Allegheny riverfront, in the city's historic Strip District. But even before the
Buncher Co., a Pittsburgh real estate developer, is contesting Allegheny Valley Railroad's claim of an easement allowing it to operate along a 1,500-foot corridor between 16th and 21st streets in the Strip District. The commuter line, which has been