Pittsburgh Weather: Icy Conditions Shut Down Roads, Cause Accidents Across Area

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Snow started falling across the Pittsburgh area Sunday afternoon and icy road conditions soon followed.


Allegheny County officials began to report road closures due to icy conditions around 5:30 p.m.


Closures include:


  • Glenbury Street between Transport Street and Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51)

  • Maytide Street between Biscayne Drive and Brownsville Road

  • S. Negley Avenue between Fair Oaks Street and 5th Avenue

  • Potomac Avenue between Crosby Avenue and Banksville Road

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dave Colabine)


A police officer was stationed at P.J. McArdle Roadway and Arlington Avenue, where cars were sliding.


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The Pittsburgh Department of Public Works planned to send crews out around 6 p.m. Forty-eight trucks are being deployed overnight through Monday morning’s rush hour.


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