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Landslide closes McArdle Roadway in Mount Washington

Tribune-Review
| Saturday, February 17, 2018 10:45 a.m.
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This picture taken by Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto's Chief of Staff Daniel Gilman shows a downed tree and mud on PJ McArdle Roadway Saturday Feb. 17, 2018 after heavy rain from the previous day caused a landslide.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A reflection of Downtown Pittsburgh is seen on a pool of standing water on the main lawn of Point State Park on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Onlookers mingle on the edge of a flooded Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
University of Pittsburgh student Tim Johnson (center) talks with his friend Brad Pafchek while sitting on the edge of the marble steps that lead to a flooded Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh police officers stand at the edge of a flooded Point State Park on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Victoria Bower holds her dog, Luna, while her husband, Luke, takes a photo on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at a flooded Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Trev Dalton of Washington, D.C., helps his wife, Beth, down after viewing a flooded Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A man takes a photo of flooding in Point State Park on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. River waters rose on Friday and Saturday to submerge the Point in downtown Pittsburgh.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Floodwaters fill the 'Bathtub' section of Interstate 376 on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in downtown Pittsburgh.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
The Interstate 376 'Bathtub' is filled with floodwater on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A reflection of Downtown Pittsburgh is seen on a pool of standing water on the main lawn of Point State Park on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Onlookers mingle on the edge of a flooded Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
University of Pittsburgh student Tim Johnson (center) talks with his friend Brad Pafchek while sitting on the edge of the marble steps that lead to a flooded Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh police officers stand at the edge of a flooded Point State Park on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Victoria Bower holds her dog, Luna, while her husband, Luke, takes a photo on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at a flooded Point State Park in Downtown Pittsburgh.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Trev Dalton of Washington, D.C., helps his wife, Beth, down after viewing a flooded Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
A man takes a photo of flooding in Point State Park on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. River waters rose on Friday and Saturday to submerge the Point in downtown Pittsburgh.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
Floodwaters fill the 'Bathtub' section of Interstate 376 on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in downtown Pittsburgh.
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Shane Dunlap | Tribune-Review
The Interstate 376 'Bathtub' is filled with floodwater on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Downtown Pittsburgh.

The steep section of road between Liberty Bridge and Grandview Avenue that serves as an access point to destinations atop Mount Washington has been closed due to a landslide, officials said Saturday.

Engineers were dispatched to the scene on McArdle Roadway Saturday morning to “assess the stability of the hillside.”

A news release issued by the mayor’s office did not say when it expects the road to reopen or provide details about a detour.

Dillon Carr is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 412-871-2325, dcarr@tribweb.com or via Twitter @dillonswriting.

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