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Streets in Oakland to close Sunday as students move in |

Streets in Oakland to close Sunday as students move in

| Wednesday, August 12, 2009 12:00 p.m

Several streets in Oakland are expected to be closed or heavily congested Sunday when students move in at Carnegie Mellon University, officials said.

Tech Street and Margaret Morrison Street, which together run from Schenley Drive to Forbes Avenue, will be closed to through traffic from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. while an estimated 1,454 first-year CMU students move into nearby dormitories for the weeklong freshman orientation and beginning of the fall semester.

There will be no parking on those streets during that time, said university spokesperson Alyssa Mayfield.

Motorists are being asked to avoid Morewood Avenue between Fifth and Forbes avenues, which is likely to be congested due to students moving into nearby apartments, Mayfield said.

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