Large sinkhole closes Oakland road near Pitt campus

PITTSBURGH — A large sinkhole has shut down a section of an Oakland street near the University of Pittsburgh campus.


The sinkhole, on S. Bellefield Avenue near the Pittsburgh Public Schools administration building, is a result of a 12-inch water main break. Service is expected to be restored at around 3 p.m, according to Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority.

A restoration team determined the road will remain closed until Friday.

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