Banksville Road to reopen to traffic
Pittsburgh Public Works crews worked Sunday morning to clear a toppled tree that closed Banksville Road.
Authorities closed the road around 5:40 a.m., emergency dispatch said. City police closed the roadway from Crane Avenue in Beechview to the Parkway West.
Reports from the scene around 8:30 a.m. were that the debris was nearly cleared and traffic would resume
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