• Mon Incline set to reopen in May follow significant flooding repairs

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    PITTSBURGH - The Mon Incline is expected to reopen next month after being closed since Feb. 4, when flooding from a broken water main caused major damage.

    The exact reopening date hasn't been announced, but the Port Authority said repair work is expected to be completed this week.

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    Flooding from a water main break on Grandview Avenue compromised the foundation wall at the upper station and caused damage to the interior.

    The 149-year-old funicular will undergo load testing beginning next week, and once it has undergone a safety inspection it will be allowed to reopen.


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