• City leaders hope money, experience and preparation help deal with landslides


    PITTSBURGH - City leaders are hoping more money, experience, and preparation will help workers deal with landslides in 2019.

    In a one-on-one interview with Channel 11, Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure Director Karina Ricks said the city is better prepared to deal with potential issues.

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    2018 was the wettest year on record, leading to dozens of landslides and millions of dollars in damage.

    In response, the city’s landslide remediation budget nearly tripled to $6.8 million for 2019.




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